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Course description
  INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2010-11

Asignatura dedicada al estudio general y global de los principales componentes de la geografía de la naturaleza, de sus relaciones internas y de sus elementos significativos, introduciendo el análisis del relieve, el clima, las aguas, la biosfera y el paisaje, de modo integral.

 

Esta asignatura ofrece al alumnado una formación básica en aspectos esenciales de la docencia de la Geografía Física, al tiempo que facilita conocimientos básicos para complementar los contenidos que puedan relacionarse con la demanda laboral en aspectos vinculados con la planificación y ordenación territorial.

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

DEGREE IN GEOGRAPHY AND TERRITORY ORGANIZATION

 

General Competences (CG)

  • CG1 : Capacity for analysis and synthesis.
  • CG3 : Capacity to manage information correctly, especially using ICTs.
  • CG4 : Capacity to work alone or in groups depending on the context and situation.
  • CG5 : Capacity for self-learning and adapting to new situations.
  • CG6 : Capacity to put knowledge into practice.
  • CG8 : Systematically careful and accurate at work.

 

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE2 : Capacity to understand and handle the concepts, methodology and techniques of Geography and Spatial Planning correctly.
  • CE5 : Capacity to read and interpret spatial information provided by statistical tables, graphs, maps, plans and satellite images correctly.
  • CE6 : Capacity to transform and synthesise spatial information provided by statistical tables, graphs, maps and plans.
  • CE7 : Capacity to determine and interpret the elements of the area in question according the scale of analysis.
  • CE8 : Capacity analyse territory as a complex, interrelated and interdependent system.
  • CE9 : Capacity to present and transmit knowledge related to spatial analysis in an ordered, simple and clear manner, appropriate to the context.

 

DEGREE IN HISTORY

 

General Competences (CG)

  • CG1 : Critical reasoning.
  • CG2 : Capacity for analysis and synthesis.
  • CG4 : Motivation for quality.
  • CG8 : Ethical commitment to the cultural, natural, historical, artistic, archaeological and ethnographic heritage.

 

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE4 : Master the use of the most significant concepts, categories, theories and themes of the different branches of historical research (economic, social, political, cultural, gender, etc.), as well as appreciating the importance that the different economic, political, social and cultural contexts have for research.
  • CE5 : Acquire the methods, techniques and instruments used in the historical sciences.
  • CE6 : Acquire the ability to make critical use of documentary historical sources and information gathering tools (document catalogues and bibliographies, archive inventories, electronic databases, etc.).

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2010-11

1. Comprender el carácter unitario de la Geografía.

2. Conocer el papel específico de la Geografía Física en el estudio de los geosistemas.

3. Explicar razonadamente los complejos naturales definidos como "paisajes".

4. Captar los elementos, factores, procesos e interacciones de los paisajes naturales.

5. Analizar los paisajes tanto en su vertiente analítica como en la global e integradora.

6. Establecer diferenciaciones del espacio en la superficie terrestre.

7. Usar adecuadamente los niveles taxonómicos, a partir del conocimiento de elementos, factores y procesos de los ecosistemas naturales.

 

 

 

General

Code: 33001
Lecturer responsible:
MATARREDONA COLL, ENRIQUE
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,80
Practical credits: 0,60
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: REGIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS AND PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
    Area: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
    Theoretical credits: 1,8
    Practical credits: 0,6
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught