Geography BC (i) (2017/2018)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Maria Pappalardo
Maria Pappalardo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
First half of Semester 1 dal Sep 25, 2017 al Nov 11, 2017.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

To provide the basic knowledge of physical and human geography in order to understand the interaction between man and environment, the effects on the landscape and their impacts on cultural heritage.


Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Geography.

Contents of the corse: What is the geography; the origins of geography, earth and geographical space; the geographical thought; the use of models in geography; the geographical landscape; geographical elements and factors; size and shape of the earth; the motions of the earth; the seasons; the large landforms; the distribution of the population on the planet; Unesco and the World Heritage Sities; cultural heritage.

For students not attending an interview with the professor is necessary in order to agree the program.

N.B., Photocopies are not allowed to the exams.

Teaching methods: Lectures, pratical lessons and conferences.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
GREINER A. L., DEMATTEIS G., LANZA C., Geografia umana, un approccio visuale utet 2016
PANIZZA M., PIACENTE S. Geomorfologia culturale Pitagora 2016

Assessment methods and criteria

The grading will be based on a written exam for attending students.
The grading will be based on an oral interview for non attending students.