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Syllabus 2018-19 - 12412001 - Spanish Geography (Geografía de España)

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  • Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
  • Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Grado en Geografía e historia
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Spanish Geography
CODE: 12412001 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 4 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: MACÍAS LLAGA, ISRAEL
DEPARTMENT: U132 - ANTROPOLOGIA, GEOGRAFÍA E HISTORIA
FIELD OF STUDY: 010 - ANÁLISIS GEOGRÁFICO REGIONAL
OFFICE NO.: - E-MAIL: - P: -
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 1
 
NAME: SÁNCHEZ MARTÍNEZ, JOSÉ DOMINGO
DEPARTMENT: U132 - ANTROPOLOGIA, GEOGRAFÍA E HISTORIA
FIELD OF STUDY: 010 - ANÁLISIS GEOGRÁFICO REGIONAL
OFFICE NO.: D2 - 315 E-MAIL: jdsanche@ujaen.es P: 953212957
WEBSITE: http://www.ujaen.es/dep/dantropologia/nuevaweb/index.php
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 1
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

Unit 1. General presentation. The situation. The position and configuration. The Iberian Peninsula as a crossroads. The peninsular territory and the political division. Unit 2. The relief. The formation of the relief. The Meseta and the interior and surrounding mountain ranges. The outer relief units. UNIT 3. Climate, hydrology and biogeography. The general characteristics of the climate. The climatic domains. Climate synthesis and exceptional sectors. The water circulation. The marine waters. Soils and vegetation. Conclusion: natural unit and variety of the Iberian Peninsula. UNIT 4. Natural risks and protection of the environment. The effects of natural risks. Risks with geological origin. Climatic risks. The induced risks. Floods and droughts. The conservationist ideas. Protected areas. UNIT 5. Population and settlement. Historical evolution of the population. Birth, fertility and nuptiality. Mortality. Economic aspects of the population. Causes and consequences of migration. The subjects of the migration. External and internal migrations. Evolution and structure of Spanish cities. UNIT 6. The territory and economic activities. The agrarian activities. Industry and energy The services and transport. The commercial activities The tourism.

 

PRACTICES: Field trip. Reading of scientific articles. Watching documentaries Realization of a course work.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

See methodology and activities.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

Based on the observation of the teacher in class and field practices, as well as through the examination of theory and practices will be evaluated the acquisition of learning outcomes related to the ability to perform analysis and synthesis, the development of critical thinking , the recognition of diversity, the techniques of field work, the relations of Spain in the international framework and the fundamental geographical characteristics of Spain.

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • A dictionary of geography [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: Fifth edition. Author: Mayhew, Susan. Publisher: [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 2015  (Library)