ΣΥΝΕΔΡΙΟ ΓΕΩΓΡΑΦΙΑΣ: ΜΕΤΑΦΕΡΕΤΑΙ ΣΤΙΣ 2-4 Ιουνίου 2021

COURSE OUTLINE



(1) General

School:Social Sciences
Academic Unit:Geography
Level of studies:Undergraduate
Course Code:GEO 421Semester:F
Course Title:Special Topics in Economic Geography
Independent Teaching ActivitiesWeekly Teaching HoursCredits
Lecture3
Course total5
Course Type:Required Elective
Prerequisite Courses:None
Language of Instruction and ExaminationsGreek
Is the course offered to Erasmus students:No
Course Website (Url):https://geography.aegean.gr/pps/index_en.php?content=0&lesson=421


(2) Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

To acquire a deeper knowledge of advanced concepts, notions and methodologies of Economic Geography. To familiarize students with tools that measure and quantify uneven economic development and concentration of activities across various spatial scales.

General Competences

  1. Search for, analysis and synthesis of data and information, with the use of the necessary technology

  2. Team work

  3. Criticism and self-criticism

  4. Production of free, creative and inductive thinking


(3) Syllabus

Urban hierarchy and central places, rank-size rule

 

Location quotient and regional specialization analysis, methods and techniques

 

Urban and regional development policies

 

Introduction to New Economic Geography

Urban / regional labour markerts, mobility and sectoral linkages

 
 From urban/ regional concentration to urban / regional specialization
 
 
 

(4) Teaching and Learning Methods - Evaluation

Delivery:
face-to-face
Use of Information and Communication Technology:
Digital means of teaching and presentation
Teaching Methods:
ActivitySemester workload
Lecture39
Performance evaluation/Exams9
Project36
Laboratory practice6
Non-supervised study40
Course total130
Student Performance Evaluation
The aggregate result of the evaluation scores for i) seminar presentations during the semester (50%) and ii) written final  exams (50%)


(5) Attached Bibliography

McCann, P. (2013). Modern urban and regional economics. Oxford University Press.