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290018 VO+UE Introduction to Population Geography (2016W)

(nicht für Studierende im Bachelor UF GW)

6.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work

Diese Lehrveranstaltung wird letztmalig angeboten.

Details

max. 280 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 06.10. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 13.10. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 20.10. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 27.10. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 03.11. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 10.11. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 17.11. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 24.11. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 30.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 30.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 01.12. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 15.12. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 12.01. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 19.01. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 26.01. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 20.04. 15:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 06.06. 15:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The following aspects are discussed: development of population geography and related disciplines, national and international sources of population data and problems of interpretation, aspects of population distribution, the analysis of population structure (age, sex, family and household, economic activity, social structure etc.), fertility - measurement and theories, spatial mobility/internal and international migration - measurement and theories, components of population change - measurement and theories, (regional) population projections, global trends of population change and selected aspects of population change in Austria.
Moreover each participant is required to produce a research paper on all relevant aspects of population change and structure in a small Austrian area.

Assessment and permitted materials

written exam, own analysis of population data sets and writing a paper

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

ability to discuss critically and use adequately basic theoretical concepts of population geography/spatial demography, ability to use basic methods and techniques of population geography/regional demography adequately.

Examination topics

Lecture units, independent analysis of demographic data sets, feedback and discussion of papers

Reading list

wird im Zuge der Lehrveranstaltung bekanntgegeben

Association in the course directory

(B11-3.1) (L1-b3)

Last modified: Fr 31.08.2018 08:56