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290097 SE Bachelorseminar in Human Geography: Contemporary challenges and discourses in regional development (2020W)

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


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 25 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

INFO: Die Veranstaltung findet ab November ausschließlich digital statt.

Friday 23.10. 10:00 - 12:30 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Friday 30.10. 10:00 - 12:30 Digital
Friday 22.01. 10:00 - 13:00 Digital
Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518


Aims, contents and method of the course

In the seminar students will deal with contemporary discourses and challenges in regional development. Specifically current challenges of rural areas will be in the focus of the seminar. The seminar aims to trigger critical thinking and the understanding of spatial development and planning processes and its scope of action. Current developments such as multilocality and digitalization will be discussed in how far they hold ready chances and potentials for rural areas. The objective of the seminar is the preparation of students in independently writing academic texts and thesis.

Assessment and permitted materials

Participants will take up one topic, they will focus on during the seminar. With support of the teachers and peer feedback, they will create a problem statement and research question, prepare a presentation on their research topic and a seminar thesis.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Participants need to take part in the obligatory appointments and fullfill all assignments (expose, presentation, feedback, seminar thesis)

Examination topics

Reading list

A literatur list will be provided via moodle

Association in the course directory

(BA GG 7.1) (L2-b4) (L2-b4-zSE) (BA UF GW 16)

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