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Course description
  NATURAL HAZARDS IN THE MEDIA AND ON THE INTERNET

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2019-20

This subject is inserted into the module VII of optional and aims to train students in the use of the media and Internet in both in its critical source of information on natural risks facing the correct transmission to society of these phenomena.

 

 

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

General Competences (CG)

  • CG1 : Analyse, interpret and assess the results obtained in a critical fashion.
  • CG3 : Interpret and assess the results obtained in critical fashion.
  • CG4 : Organise and lead multidisciplinary risk management teams.
  • CG5 : Recognise competence and learning abilities at individual and group level.
  • CG6 : Apply one's knowledge of risk management to spatial planning.
  • CG7 : Awareness of topics related to sustainable spatial development and the prevention of natural risks.
  • CG9 : Understand the language and proposals of other specialists.

 

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE1 : Understand and know how to use territorial, economic, legal, statistical, sociological and historical concepts in risk analysis.
  • CE2 : Understand the phenomena of natural hazards at different territorial levels.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

No data

 

 

Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2019-20

Objectives:

- Analyze the treatment that the media made ¿¿of natural hazards .

- Deepen and magazines disclosure address the issue of natural hazards .

- Reflect as risk situations are treated by the media .

- Identify key agencies providing online information on natural hazards .

- Reflect on the quality of information on environmental risks available online .

 

Specific objectives:

- Adapting the language of communication specialist in the media

- Avoid the classic vices (exaggeration , demagoguery , simplification, etc. ) in the communication of natural risks in the media

 

 

General

Code: 38811
Lecturer responsible:
MOLTO MANTERO, ENRIQUE ALFONSO
Credits ECTS: 1,50
Theoretical credits: 0,20
Practical credits: 0,40
Distance-base hours: 0,90

Departments involved

  • Dept: REGIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS AND PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
    Area: REGIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS
    Theoretical credits: 0,2
    Practical credits: 0,4
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught