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Course description
  INTRODUCTION TO CARTOGRAPHY AND METHODS OF GRAPHIC REPRESENTATION

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2019-20

 This course provides the student with a basic compulsory major mapping techniques and mapping, needed for the study of territory and planning.

Using it properly learn how to use the concepts, categories, theories and relevant issues Mapping as a science, as a basic source for technical and geographical and historical research as well as appreciate the importance as a tool for analysis and territorial management.
Students will acquire basic skills and knowledge in reading, interpretation and proper management of resources and other cartographic representation techniques.
For all that will be used both traditional analog media, and cartographic documentation, as applications (GIS).

 

 

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.
  • CG10 : Ethical commitment to sustainability, respect for fundamental rights, equality of men and women, democratic values, multiculturalism and peace.
  • CG2 : Capacity for organisation and planning.
  • 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.
  • CG9 : Creativity and initiative.

 

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE1 : Understand the epistemological foundations of Geography and spatial planning.
  • CE10 : Capacity to make spatial planning, service and activity location proposals from the viewpoint of sustainable development.
  • CE2 : Capacity to understand and handle the concepts, methodology and techniques of Geography and Spatial Planning correctly.
  • CE3 : Capacity to understand and use the concepts of other disciplines correctly, especially history, law and town planning.
  • CE4 : Capacity to combine temporal and spatial dimensions when analysing and interpreting spatial planning.
  • 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.

 

DEGREE IN HISTORY

 

General Competences (CG)

  • CG1 : Critical reasoning.
  • CG10 : Interdisciplinary teamwork.
  • CG2 : Capacity for analysis and synthesis.
  • CG4 : Motivation for quality.

 

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 2019-20

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General

Code: 33002
Lecturer responsible:
BAÑOS CASTIÑEIRA, CARLOS JAVIER
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,20
Practical credits: 1,20
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
    Area: HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
    Theoretical credits: 0,4
    Practical credits: 0,4
  • Dept: REGIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS AND PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
    Area: REGIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS
    Theoretical credits: 0,4
    Practical credits: 0,4
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.
  • Dept: REGIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS AND PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
    Area: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
    Theoretical credits: 0,4
    Practical credits: 0,4

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