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290035 UE Population Geography, Group A (2019S)

Gruppe A

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work

ACHTUNG Bachelor Geographie 2011 und Diplomstudium Lehramt: Die Kombination aus Vorlesung (2h, 3 ECTS) plus Übungen (2h, 4 ECTS) ersetzt das PS Bvölkerungsgeographie (3h, 6 ECTS)


max. 50 participants
Language: German



DO 07.03.2019 10.00-13.00 PC-Raum 1 Schenkenstraße 8-10, 1.UG (Bestätigt)
DO 21.03.2019 10.00-13.00 PC-Raum 1 Schenkenstraße 8-10, 1.UG (Bestätigt)
DO 04.04.2019 10.00-13.00 PC-Raum 1 Schenkenstraße 8-10, 1.UG (Bestätigt)
DO 11.04.2019 10.00-13.00 PC-Raum 1 Schenkenstraße 8-10, 1.UG (Bestätigt)
DO 02.05.2019 10.00-13.00 PC-Raum 1 Schenkenstraße 8-10, 1.UG (Bestätigt)
DO 09.05.2019 10.00-13.00 PC-Raum 1 Schenkenstraße 8-10, 1.UG (Bestätigt)
DO 13.06.2019 10.00-18.00 PC-Raum 1 Schenkenstraße 8-10, 1.UG (Bestätigt)
DO 04.07.2019 10.00-12.30 Class Room 4 ZID UniCampus Hof 7 Eingang 7.1 2H-O1-33

28.03.2019, 10:00 - 12:00 Uhr
23.05.2019, 10:00 - 12:00 Uhr
06.06.2019, 16:00 - 18:00 Uhr
Jeweils im Konferenzraum C0520 NIG 5. OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

The main targets of the course are the introduction of population geography and the related demographic issues through the use of international sources of population data (mainly DHS -Demographic and Health Surveys) and the measurement of population characteristics and change ( such as age, sex, fertility, mortality, health, social structure, …).
DHS are nationally- representative household surveys that provide data for a wide range of monitoring and impact evaluation indicators in the areas of population, health, and nutrition. DHS data set appears then as the core of quantitative materials to describe and assess population and health issues in over 90 developing countries.

The data will be used to understand, reproduce and interpret the quantitative analyses of population assessment. The analyses will be carried out with the Excel program.

Assessment and permitted materials

Attendance is compulsory. Excercise will be assigned. Some of the excercises will be checked on with two Moodle Tests. Within the last meeting there will be a practical exam (mainly excercise with Excel).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

(i) Regular attendance and session preparation (10%)
(ii) Positive assessment of excercises + Multiple Choice test (45%)
(iii) Final exam (45%)

Examination topics

Indices of population Geography, working with data in Excel and interpretation of results

Reading list

Ein digitales Skript steht zur Verfügung.
Weitere Literatur siehe Moodle-Kurs

Association in the course directory

(BA GG 3.1) (B11-3.1) (L1-b3)

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