T2-2 POPULATION GEOGRAPHY

Course Information
TitleΠΛΗΘΥΣΜΙΑΚΗ ΓΕΩΓΡΑΦΙΑ / T2-2 POPULATION GEOGRAPHY
CodeΘ2-2
FacultyEngineering
SchoolSchool of Spatial Planning and Development
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorPanagiotis-Arion Hatziprokopiou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20002316

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Spatial Planning and Development (2010-today)

Registered students: 182
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course214

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600128358
Type of the Course
  • Background
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
To understand the importance and role of population in development processes. To familiarise with key concepts, theories, methods and applications of Population Geography. To deepen into specific issues through theoretical, empirical and methodological grounding. To highlight the interdisciplinar character of Population Geography.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Population Geography and the Social Sciences Data sources, measurement and estimation Demographic characteristics and population composition Demographic phenomena: fertility and mortality Population change Geographic distribution Internal migration and urbanisation. Theories of international migration. Population theories and models. Global population: trends and prospects. Case studies from the Greek and international experience.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.4
Laboratory Work40.1
Reading Assigment421.6
Tutorial120.4
Interactive Teaching in Information Center60.2
Exams10.0
presentation of short research project40.1
Total1084
Student Assessment
Description
- Exercises and short presentations (2+1 = 20%+) - Written exam (80%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
• Tsimbos, Κ., Veropoulou, G., Bagavos, Ch., Tragaki, Α., Psimenos, Ι., (2009), An Introduction to Population Geography, Stamoulis (ISBN: 978-960-351-782-5). 
 • Kotzamanis, V. and Pappas, V. (2005) Space and Population. Thessaly University Press (ISBN 690-8029-36-8) • Tragaki, Α. (2016) On Demography and Population Trends. "Kallipos (e-book) (ISBN 978-960-603-198-4), url: https://repository.kallipos.gr/handle/11419/4670 • Additional texts, lecture notes, and material on specific topics is distributed during lectures and uploaded online. 

Additional bibliography for study
Ταπεινός, Γ. Φ. (1993), «Στοιχεία Δημογραφίας: ανάλυση, κοινωνικο-οικονομικοί παράγοντες και ιστορία των πληθυσμών», Εκδόσεις Παπαζήση. Κοτζαμάνης, Β. & Παππάς, Β. (2001) «Οι χωρικές διαστάσεις των δημογραφικών φαινομένων», Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλίας. Newbold, B. N. (2009) “Population Geography: tools and issues”, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Μαλούτας, Θ. (2002) «Κοινωνικός και Οικονομικός Άτλας της Ελλάδας. Τόμος 1ος: Οι Πόλεις», ΕΚΚΕ & Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλίας. Gould W.T.S. & A.M. Findley (eds) (1994), “Population Migration and the Changing World Order”, John Wiley & Sons Inc., New York. Hornby W. & M. Jones (1993), “An Introduction to Population Geography”, second edition, Cambridge University Press, New York. Τζιαφέτας Γ. (1990), «Πληθυσμιακή Ανάλυση», ΕΛΚΕΠΑ, Αθήνα. Peters, Gary L.Larkin, Robert P (2005) Population geography: problems, concepts, and prospects
Last Update
29-09-2019