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Module

GEO2103 : Development & Globalisation

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Kathryn Manzo
  • Lecturer: Professor Alastair Bonnett, Dr Jonathan Pugh
  • Owning School: Geography, Politics & Sociology
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

To provide students with an understanding of processes of development and globalization and the relationship between the two.
•       To allow students to situate these understandings through recent debates on global change, culture and development
•       To enable students to critically reflect upon the concept of development and globalisation through the application of geographical case studies and examples
•       To encourage students to develop independent learning skills through reading, research and writing

Outline Of Syllabus

PART I – INTRODUCING THE CONCEPTS      
Lecture 1 New Staff (NS)      
Lecture 2 (NS)      
Lecture 3(NS)       2hr synchronous online workshop
Lecture 4(NS)      
PART II – GEOGRAPHICAL IMAGINATIONS AND UNEVEN DEVELOPMENT      
Lecture 5 (KM)      
Lecture 6 (KM)       2hr synchronous online workshop
Lecture 7 (KM)      
Lecture 8(KM)      
Revision lecture 9 (KM)       2hr synchronous online workshop
PART III - IMAGINED GLOBALIZATION: ‘THE WEST AND THE REST’
     
Lecture 10 (AB)      
Lecture 11 (AB)      
Lecture 12 (AB)       2hr synchronous online workshop
Lecture 13 (AB)      
PART IV –DEVELOPMENT AND THE CARIBBEAN
     
Lecture 14 (JP)       2hr synchronous online workshop
Lecture 15(JP)      
Lecture 16(JP)      
Lecture 17 (JP)       2hr synchronous online workshop
Revision lecture 18 (JP)

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable