Economic and Human Geography (lecture)
Spring term 2017/2018.
Detailed class schedule for the semester:
|1.||5th February||Introduction||Jeney László|
|2.||12th February||Development of the regions of the world economy||Jeney László|
|3.||19th February||The changing global position of the core areas (Triad)||Jeney László|
|4.||26th February||The evolution of the European economic core area||Jeney László|
|5.||5th March||Economic Geography of the European integration||Jeney László|
|6.||12th March||Impacts of the enlargements on the European economic pattern||Jeney László|
|7.||19th March||East Europe: political giant vs. economic lagging||Tózsa István|
|8.||26th March||East European countries outside Russia||Jeney László|
|2nd April||Eastern Monday – Lesson cancelled||Jeney László|
|10.||9th April||The American economic core area: North America||Jeney László|
|11.||16th April||North American metropolization||Jeney László|
|12.||23rd April||The Asian economic core area: East Asia||Jeney László|
|30th April||Bank holiday – Lesson cancelled||Jeney László|
|14.||7th May||Written final exam||Jeney László|
A written comprehension of the semester in the final lesson (7th May), which contains:
Theoretical (test) questions about the material of the lectures (70%)
The lecture notes are mainly suggested for the preparation.
Topographical exercise on an outlined map based on a given list of geographical names (30%)
List of geographical names: recognition of geographical names on an outlined map: 142 cities (82 European and 60 non-European cities) and their countries
I would like to call your attention that the final written examination from Economic Geography will be held at 7th May.
The presence is compulsory on 9th May, the missing means fail (1) mark.
You do not have to enter for the 9th May exam via neptun, just go in for the exam, because I will be able to upload your marks without your neptun registration. In a few days following the exam you will be able to see your mark.
Grading: the exact values of percentage achieved in this course deviates from the grading scales used in the case of other Corvinus coordinated courses.
|Percentage achieved||Hungarian grade||ECTS equivalent||Explanation for the Hungarian grade|
|Nem jelent meg||DNA||Did not attend (no credit)|
|Nem vizsgázott||I||Incomplete (no credit)|
|Aláírva||S||Signed (no credit)|
|Megtagadva||R||Refused (no credit)|
Compulsory readings (only some given parts of the book are needed concerning with the themes of the lessons):
The following chapters are needed for the exam
Chapter 3.3 Diversity, Conflict, and Technological Innovation – pp. 82–84.
Chapter 3.4 Global Changes and Local Responses: – pp. 85–90., pp. 100–101.
Chapter 4.6 The Slavic Countries (without Heartland and Hinterland in Russia) – pp. 169–175.
Chapter 4.7 The Southern Caucasus (without Geography at Work) – pp. 179–183.
Chapter 5.6 Japan (without Personal View) – pp. 220–223.
Chapter 5.7 The Koreas – pp. 224–227.
Chapter 5.8 China, Mongolia, and Taiwan – pp. 232–238.
Chapter 12.4 Point-Counterpoint: North American Free Trade Agreement – pp. 544–545.
Chapter 12.5 Economic Development (of the USA) – pp. 554–557.
Chapter 12.6 Economic Development (of Canada) – p. 574.