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Course description
  INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2018-19

Analysis of the existent relationships between Geography and the Territory, Society, Economy, Politics and Environment.

 

 

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.
  • CG7 : Capacity to communicate orally and in writing clearly and appropriately to the context.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • CG2 : Capacity for analysis and synthesis.
  • CG3 : Capacity for information management.
  • CG4 : Motivation for quality.
  • CG6 : Capacity for organisation and planning.
  • CG8 : Ethical commitment to the cultural, natural, historical, artistic, archaeological and ethnographic heritage.

 

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE1 : Identify, analyse and explain History from a local, national, European and universal context, understood as a complex and dynamic process.
  • 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.

 

DEGREE IN HUMANITIES

 

General Competences (CG)

  • CG10 : Recognition of cultural diversity and equal opportunities.
  • CG2 : Computer and information technology skills.
  • CG4 : Critical reasoning.
  • CG5 : Capacity for analysis and synthesis.
  • CG7 : Capacity for organisation and planning.

 

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE1 : Understand human behaviour in society using specific methods and techniques of analysis and, in this way, develop the ethical commitment to gender equality and a special capacity for interpersonal relationships.
  • CE4 : Understand contemporary territorial, socioeconomic, political and cultural reality, national and international, to interpret and transmit one's view of the modern world in critical fashion particularly the process of European integration, as well as the shaping of the Spanish state and its impact on the world.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2018-19

• Define human elements able to shape and transform territories.
• Explain which relationships are established between different human elements of the territory.
• Analyse social processes carried out in the territory from a temporal and spatial point of view.
• Identify impacts of human activities.
• Understand the importance and relevance of sustainable development in a globalised world.

 

 

General

Code: 33000
Lecturer responsible:
VALERO ESCANDELL, JOSE RAMON
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,80
Practical credits: 0,60
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
    Area: HUMAN 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.

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