Connected Places – Geographical Linkages in Space and Time

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students completing the module acquire the following:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Understanding of differentiating influences of space and time on connected places and their development
  • Knowledge of spatial and temporal influences on natural and socio-cultural resources
  • Knowledge of physical and socio-cultural theories to identify, analyse and evaluate geographical problems and their effects in space and time
  • Knowledge of advanced methods, research designs and science theories and how they contribute to development of new knowledge within the chosen research topic

Skills

  • Can identify, analyse and conceptualise selected geographical problems and their complex interactions and effects in space and time
  • Can apply relevant theories, research designs and advanced methods in the analyses of selected geographical problems and their dynamics and effects in space and time
  • Can independently and critically develop concepts and methods for analysis of geographical connections

Competences

  • Can develop an independent and critical contribution to the scientific research within the geography research field
  • Can independently start and carry out subject specific and interdisciplinary cooperation and take a professional responsibility for their own research
  • Can communicate research to multiple audiences

Type of instruction

Problem-based project work in groups.



Exam

Exams

Name of examConnected Places – Geographical Linkages in Space and Time
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
Permitted aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentStated in the Joint Programme Regulations.

Facts about the module

Danish titleForbundne steder – geografiske interaktioner i tid og rum
Module codePGLGEOK17201
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudyboard for Planning, Geography and Surveying
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design
SchoolSchool of Architecture, Design and Planning