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By the end of this module, students will have:
• Gained insight into the characteristics of regions, and the ‘ideal’ spatio-sectoral scale of socio-economic analysis;
• Developed an understanding as to why economic activity and processes leading to knowledge creation, diffusion, and innovation remain greatly concentrated;
• Examined how the processes that influence knowledge creation, diffusion, and innovation operate in spatial context;
• Investigated various approaches and models utilized to measure and analyze the advanced knowledge economy; and
• Achieved a comprehension of the evolutionary and relational nature of technological change, and its impact on regional competitiveness and prosperity as measured by alternative data sources.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: Essay - Literature Review||Week 8||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||Yes||
|Multiple Choice Questionnaire: MCQ Exam 01||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Multiple Choice Questionnaire: MCQ Exam 02||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Essay: Essay Proposal - Literature Review||Week 4||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||Yes||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Detailed feedback on critical writing components throughout the semester.