An exploration of contemporary debates in geography with an emphasis on their expression in South Pacific contexts.
|Paper title||Geographies of the South Pacific|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,038.45|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,492.80|
- 54 GEOG points
- GEOG 278
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music, Science
- 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.
- No text book is required: key readings will be available on Blackboard.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy.
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- Learning Outcomes
- By the end of this paper, students should:
- Have a critical awareness and understanding of contemporary debates in geography
- Be able to independently assess and critique how these debates manifest in a South Pacific context
- Have an appreciation for the situated nature of geographical knowledge
- Understand the importance of context and of language in geography.