The course aims to provide methodological critical acquisition of theoretical and methodological knowledge on the organization of geographical spaces and about the geographical paradigms, rethinking on the society-environment relationships 1) knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of the geography 2) applying knowledge and understanding of geographic lexicon 3) communication skills and critical elaboration of the argumentation and the logical organization of the geographical discourse; 4) making judgements and critical reading of a geographical essay. 5) learning skills
The Geography course aims to analyze and explore thoroughly the fundamental concepts of human geography in the light of the profound changes of the society. After briefly examining the theory and methods of geographical sciences, we will analyze the relationship between humans and nature, the distribution and structure of the human population, the demographic trends and urban development. In fact we live in a world that is constantly changing, where the geographical knowledge are central to the well-being of our societies, which is why a part of the course will examine the relationship between geography and technological innovations which open up new horizons in creating maps and techniques for the visualization of geographic information that enable us to see, explore and understand the global and local processes.
G. Dematteis, A. Greiner, C. Lanza. Geografia umana. Un approccio visuale. Terza edizione UTET De Agostini, Novara, 2019 E-book di L. CARBONE e A. CIASCHI (a cura di), Montagna oggi. Dalla dimora di Dio a laboratorio di saperi, Viterbo. Sette Città, 2013 2 Article online L.Carbone, L’antica Via Clodia: una smart road per il rilancio turistico del territorio disponibile online https://www.openstarts.units.it/handle/10077/21196 L.Carbone, La metamorfosi del waterfront di Beirut: la città che avanza sul mare https://www.openstarts.units.it/handle/10077/24271
Dates of beginning and end of teaching activities
From 04/10/2021 to 07/01/2022
At a distance
Objectives of the course
Università degli Studi della Tuscia - Rettorato, Via S.M. in Gradi n.4, 01100 Viterbo, ITALY - Tel. 0761.3571