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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION
Course unit
BASICS AND DIDACTICS OF GEOGRAPHY (Sede di Verona)
SUP3050868, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2015/16

Information on the course unit
Degree course 5 years single cycle degree in
PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION (Ord. 2011)
IA1870, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2018/19
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Degree course track Common track
Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination BASICS AND DIDACTICS OF GEOGRAPHY
Department of reference Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION (Ord. 2011)

Lecturers
Teacher in charge EMANUELA GAMBERONI

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-GGR/01 Geography 9.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 4th Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Laboratory 1.0 16 9.0 No turn
Lecture 8.0 60 140.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 25/02/2019
End of activities 14/06/2019

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
5 2018/19 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 ROCCA LORENA (Presidente)
DONADELLI GIOVANNI (Membro Effettivo)
VAROTTO MAURO (Membro Effettivo)
4 2017/18 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 ROCCA LORENA (Presidente)
VAROTTO MAURO (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: basic knowledges in:
- phisical geography
- human geography
- geography of Italy
- didactics
- Developmental psychology (3-6 and 6-10)
Course unit contents: A- basics
- Earth and World
- methods, tasks and tools of geography
- the main paradigms characterizing the historical evolution of the geographical science.
- geographical concepts: environment, landscape, place, space, territory, region.
- Geography and geographies: concepts, topics/problems, geographical areas.
- Cartography.
- Sources.
- National and International Geographical Associations.
- Geography and other sciences.
- Geography and Didactics of geography

B – DIDACTICS
- The educational value of geographical knowledge
- The curriculum according to the dispositions of law
- The didactic design of geographical knowledge
- The didactic use of the main tools and sources of/for geography
- Field trips for geographical education
- Professional updating
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)