GEOG110-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024

People, Places and Environments

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 19 February 2024
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 3 March 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 12 May 2024

Description

This course draws on the insights of human geography to deepen your understanding of how people make places and shape environments. We examine the economic, social and cultural processes that create contemporary places and also consider their possible futures. Through practical work, you will learn some of the key methods and techniques available for describing and analyzing how places change.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
1) Describe how places emerge from the intersection of social, political, economic and cultural processes;
2) Explain how places and environments shape human lives, in ways that may support or undermine wellbeing;
3) Employ a range of qualitative and quantitative research techniques to investigate places and the processes which constitute them; and
4) Employ a range of geographical concepts and theories to explain the production of places.

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Biculturally competent and confident

Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

Engaged with the community

Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Restrictions

GEOG107

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 C2 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 14:00 - 15:00 A2 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 16:00 - 17:00 A2 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Tutorial B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 15:00 - 17:00 Ernest Rutherford 464 Computer Lab
26 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
03 Tuesday 11:00 - 13:00 Jack Erskine 248 Computer Lab
26 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
04 Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 212 Computer Lab
26 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
06 Thursday 11:00 - 13:00 Ernest Rutherford 464 Computer Lab
26 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
07 Wednesday 12:00 - 14:00 Ernest Rutherford 464 Computer Lab
26 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
08 Thursday 15:00 - 17:00 Ernest Rutherford 464 Computer Lab
26 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
09 Monday 14:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 464 Computer Lab
26 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
10 Thursday 13:00 - 15:00 Ernest Rutherford 464 Computer Lab
26 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun

Timetable Note

3 lectures per week, 50 min each.
1x 2-hour lab most weeks

Course Coordinators

Malcolm Campbell and Jesse Wiki

Lecturers

Malcolm Campbell and Jesse Wiki

Course Coordinator Term 1 and through Easter: Jesse Wiki
Course Coordinator Term 2: Malcolm Campbell

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Essay 30% Due Week 6 - further details to be advised
Compulsory lab and analysis report 30% Due Week 9 - further details to be advised
Group Poster 20% Due Week 12 - further details to be advised
Quizzes 20% Ten online quizzes, worth 2% each, spaced throughout the semester

Notes

Restrictions: GEOG107

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $942.00

International fee $4,988.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 50 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Earth and Environment .

All GEOG110 Occurrences

  • GEOG110-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024