Universität Wien FIND

290379 SE Bachelorseminar Human Geography: Regional Development Paths (2019W)

Knowledge sourcing, models of innovation and local-global dynamics (auch für Lehramtsstudierende im Diplomstudium)

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

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Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 01.10. 10:15 - 11:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 08.10. 10:15 - 11:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 15.10. 10:15 - 11:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 29.10. 10:15 - 11:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 05.11. 10:15 - 11:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 12.11. 10:15 - 11:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 19.11. 10:15 - 11:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 26.11. 10:15 - 11:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 03.12. 10:15 - 11:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 10.12. 10:15 - 11:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 17.12. 10:15 - 11:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 21.01. 10:15 - 11:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 28.01. 10:15 - 11:45 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course focuses on how different sources of knowledge, models of innovation and networks at various geographical scales affect regional development paths. More specifically, concepts such as knowledge spillovers and flows, knowledge bases, modes of innovation, national and regional innovation systems, local buzz and global pipelines, etc. will be introduced and examined in-depth. Various theoretical perspectives and case studies will be presented during the course with the aim of providing students with stimulating insights on the spatial and relational dimensions of innovation dynamics.

Assessment and permitted materials

Course paper, presentation and discussion, presence and contributions to the discussion in the classroom.

- Course paper (50%)
- Presentation and discussion (30%)
- Contribution to the discussions in the classroom (20 %)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

On completion of the course, the students will be able to:

- understand the mechanisms that contribute to regional development path in different regional areas.

Examination topics

- Course paper
- Paper presentation and discussion

Reading list

- Calignano G. (2019), The geography of nanotechnology in Italy, Bari: Cacucci Editore

Other readings will be suggested throughout the course.

Association in the course directory

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

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