HUM-124(b) / 2 crédits

Enseignant(s): Kaufmann Vincent, Geroliminis Nikolaos

Langue: Anglais

Remark: Merci de s'inscrire à un seul cours d'enjeux mondiaux


Summary

Human and freight mobility in large cities is a complex process with dense population and many transport modes to compete for limited space. New emerging modes of transport, such as on-demand services, and new technologies, such as autonomous vehicles, create additional opportunities and challenges.

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

None

Recommended courses

None

Important concepts to start the course

None

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Define the concept of « global issues » and describe it with reference to a number of examples
  • Describe the challenges, opportunities and ethical issues related to science and technologies approaches of global issues
  • Take into consideration the inter-relationships between social and human sciences and engineering sciences in global issues
  • Sketch and generate potential solutions to a problem related to a global issue, taking into account natural, social, cultural, political or economic dimensions of the problem, as appropriate
  • Identify potential consequences of their solution
  • Respond to questions

Transversal skills

  • Set objectives and design an action plan to reach those objectives.
  • Communicate effectively with professionals from other disciplines.
  • Identify the different roles that are involved in well-functioning teams and assume different roles, including leadership roles.
  • Keep appropriate documentation for group meetings.
  • Negotiate effectively within the group.
  • Resolve conflicts in ways that are productive for the task and the people concerned.
  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.
  • Design and present a poster.

Teaching methods

Lecture and teamwork

Videos and activities in moodle

Expected student activities

Progress report and poster

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment

Design and present the poster in a group.

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Nombre de places: 140
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Enjeux mondiaux: mobilité B
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
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12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
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