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Syllabus Spatial experiments in Israel: Geographies of housing and home - 40505

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Last update 19-10-2015
HU Credits: 4

Degree/Cycle: 1st degree (Bachelor)

Responsible Department: geography

Semester: Yearly

Teaching Languages: Hebrew

Campus: Mt. Scopus

Course/Module Coordinator: Dr. Gillad Rosen

Coordinator Email:

Coordinator Office Hours: Monday 12:30-13:30

Teaching Staff:
Dr. Gillad Rosen

Course/Module description:
This seminar deals with the world of housing.A countrys housing stock offers a concrete snapshot of its socioeconomic divide and functions as both a financial millstone and social propellant. Whereas housing incurs large expenditures, saps a household budget, and may lead families to a downward fiscal spiral, it also creates wealth and savings via homeownership and is thus a source of enhanced socioeconomic status for households with means. We will explore ideas and concepts such as home, house, community, neighborhood, and settlements.

Course/Module aims:
The course develops students' research knowledge and introduces them to the scientific way of life.

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Critically review research programs.
Develop research programs and write a seminar.
Prepare, plan and explain your work in class.
Criticize and judge the work of fellow Colleagues in class.
Recommend changes to others and modify your work.

Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction: Lectures, active participation in class lectures, Group discussions, assignments, study tours.

Course/Module Content:
Further explanations will be provided in class

Required Reading:
Further explanations will be provided in class

Additional Reading Material:
Further explanations will be provided in class

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 55 %
Assignments 45 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
Further explanations will be provided in class
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
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