The course has a profile content type mainly theoretical (4 ECTS credits), with the aim of introducing information and knowledge of great importance for the correct understanding of the world today in terms of geography. This part is based on the presentation of content by the teacher, reading and commentary of chosen texts and documents, as well as classroom discussion of geographical topics.
In addition, a number of practical activities (2 ECTS credits) is incorporated, such as those related to the management of essential tools for both the knowledge of the territory at any scale, to present information in spatial content. In this sense, the different geographical sources will analyze spatial analysis methodology applied to the local and regional level and the various graphics and mapping procedures will be taught to present such information be provided.
The theoretical and practical contents as well as the methodologies for its teaching are easily adapted to online teaching. In this sense, the use of programs such as Black board Collaborate or similar is foreseen, which allow online written, oral and visual communication between the teacher and the students.