Kulttuuriala, Muotoilu
Kulttuuriala, Musiikki ja Tanssi
Matkailu- ja ravitsemisala
Sosiaali- ja terveysala, Iisalmi
Sosiaali- ja terveysala, Kuopio
Tekniikan ala, Kuopio
Tekniikan ala, Varkaus
Liiketalouden ala, Kuopio
Savonian monialaiset opinnot
Savonian valintakurssit
Lähtökohdat Osaamistavoitteet Opintojen rakenne Asiantuntijuuden kehittyminen Toteutus Opintojaksotaulukko

SAVMONI Savonian monialainen opintotarjonta

Course Description

Code4 XAM1000
NameIntroduction to Russia
Credits5 cr
Credits in Foreign Language5 cr
Objectives The student familiarizes him/herself with various phases in the development of Russian history and is able to summarize them in order to understand the complexities of the present. The student gains some insight into the economic geography of the Russian Federation. By the end of the course, s/he will have a basic understanding of the present economic and social situation in Russia, a grasp of the factors impacting the economic performance of Russia and of the economic importance of primary resources.
Content Studying of Russian history. Independent studying of different views on Russian behaviour and comparing it to the student´s own culture. This course introduces the basic geography of contemporary Russia, including social, political, ethnic, cultural, economic, and environmental issues. The attention is paid to the development of industrial and natural resource complexes and their influence to the economic trends and policies. Physical geography, main regions and state structure, population, social and ethnic geography, agricultural and urban development, overview of economics of Russia, dynamics of economic restructuring and changing patterns of economic activity in the country.

Grading Scale0 - 5
Course material The textbook will be announced later. Other material & Internet links provided by the teacher in Moodle.
Other considerations
ContactKorhonen Jorma

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