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GEOG378 Geographies of the South Pacific

An exploration of contemporary debates in geography with an emphasis on their expression in South Pacific contexts.

Paper title Geographies of the South Pacific
Paper code GEOG378
Subject Geography
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2017, expected to be offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,018.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,320.00

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Prerequisite
54 GEOG points
Restriction
GEOG 278
Schedule C
Arts and Music, Science
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper, students should:
  1. Have a critical awareness and understanding of contemporary debates in geography
  2. Be able to independently assess and critique how these debates manifest in a South Pacific context
  3. Have an appreciation for the situated nature of geographical knowledge
  4. Understand the importance of context and of language in geography.
Teaching Arrangements
Tutorials are based on set topics and last 1 hour. The tutorials have two key functions. First they are intended to help you revise and consolidate key concepts and themes outlined in the lectures. Second, the tutorial is your chance to ask questions and seek clarification on ideas.
Teaching staff
To be confirmed.
Contact
geography@otago.ac.nz
Textbooks
No text book is required: key readings will be available on Blackboard.
Paper Structure
This course is based on a series of lectures and tutorials, as well as a series of key readings.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2017, expected to be offered in 2019

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

An exploration of contemporary debates in geography with an emphasis on their expression in South Pacific contexts.

Paper title Geographies of the South Pacific
Paper code GEOG378
Subject Geography
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
54 GEOG points
Restriction
GEOG 278
Schedule C
Arts and Music, Science
Contact
geography@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
To be confirmed.
Paper Structure
This course is based on a series of lectures and tutorials, as well as a series of key readings.
Teaching Arrangements
Tutorials are based on set topics and last one hour. The tutorials have two key functions. First they are intended to help you revise and consolidate key concepts and themes outlined in the lectures. Second, the tutorial is your chance to ask questions and seek clarification on ideas.
Textbooks
No text book is required: key readings will be available on Blackboard.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper, students should:
  1. Have a critical awareness and understanding of contemporary debates in geography
  2. Be able to independently assess and critique how these debates manifest in a South Pacific context
  3. Have an appreciation for the situated nature of geographical knowledge
  4. Understand the importance of context and of language in geography.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard