Curricular Unit:Code:
Social and Demographic Analysis145ASOC
Year:Level:Course:Credits:
4MasterArchitecture and Urbanism4 ects
Learning Period:Language of Instruction:Total Hours:
Winter SemesterPortuguese/English52
Learning Outcomes of the Curricular Unit:
Students should acquire theoretical and practical knowledge on issues and concepts framework and support data demographic and social analysis.
Syllabus:
1 - STUDY OBJECT
2 - PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF DEMOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS.
3 - A CONTEMPORARY DEMOGRAPHIC SITUATION.
4 – DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIO-ENVIRONMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POPULATION.
Demonstration of the Syllabus Coherence with the Curricular Unit's Objectives:
The syllabus, consequent of the learning objectives of the course, equip graduates to apply fundamental knowledge in an urban dimension which takes into account the ecological and sustainability issues, land management: the theoretical and conceptual level (1) methodological and analytic level (2), the present and prospective descriptive level (3, 4).
Teaching Methodologies (Including Evaluation):
Expository and demonstrative, analytical and continuous.
Evaluation system:
(i) Work corresponding to 60 percent of the classification.
Evaluation based on the work of collecting, processing and interpreting sociodemographic data - at the national, regional and municipal scales - while supporting the learning of the construction of territorial planning documents.
(ii) Test corresponding to 40 percent of the classification.
Assessment of knowledge composed by theoretical-practical test to focus on all contents taught.
Demonstration of the Coherence between the Teaching Methodologies and the Learning Outcomes:
The course incorporates a number of important data analysis, allowing its application in important matters related to planning and urbanism on the assumption of theoretical and practical knowledge that a balanced and rational distribution of people and buildings by territory constitutes a reference for learning and application. In addition to the theoretical and conceptual devices, curriculum unit, dedicated to the analysis, use of standardized methodologies and appropriate statistical treatment programs, especially Excel and SPSS.
Reading:
LIVI-BACCI, Massimo 1993 Introducción a la demografia. Barcelona: Editorial Ariel
MAIA, Rui Leandro 2002 (coord.) Dicionário de Sociologia. Porto: Porto Editora.
NAZARETH, J. Manuel, 1996 Introdução à Demografia, Lisboa, Ed. Presença.
PESTANA, Maria Helena e GAGEIRO, João Nunes 2003 Análise de dados para ciências sociais. Lisboa, 3ª ed: Edições Sílabo.
YEARLEY, Steven, 1992 A causa verde. Uma sociologia das questões ecológicas, Oeiras, Celta
Lecturer (* Responsible):
Rui Maia (rlmaia@ufp.edu.pt)