GEO105 Human Geography
Introduces key geographic themes of location, place, region, human-environment interaction, and mobility. Includes an examination of spatial patterns of topics such as language, religion, culture, population, cooperation and conflict, natural resources, migration, and political organization. Addresses these topics at varying scales and with respect to their influence on the global landscape. Focuses on current issues and events. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available. (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).
Distance Education: Web Course Information
- From the Instructor:
I would like to welcome you all to our winter 2014 GEO 106: World Regional Geography. Some of you may not be very familiar with the PCC online teaching/learning system, but I assure you that you will learn fast and will do just fine. If this is your first online class I suggest that you go through our Online Learning Orientation located at: http://www.pcc.edu/about/distance/and click on New Students on the left side of the page.
If you need technical help dont hesitate to contact the Student Help Desk: (503) 977-8222 or 1-866-922-1010 x8222. They are paid to help you and will be happy to do so. For questions regarding your textbook availability contact the PCC Book Store at: http://www.pcc.edu/resources/bookstore/
P.S. This is a totally online course, so there is NO in-person Orientation or any other such meetings. The D2L (Desire to Learn) web site for the course will become available to you on Monday January 6. See you online.
- Course Specific Requirements:
Below, I have listed your textbooks for the course. Please get your required book prior to beginning of the term and make sure to get the right book. Your first quiz and critical thinking essay assignments are due Sunday January 12, and I will not accept not having your book in-hand as an excuse for late assignments. Having the wrong book also will not be accepted as an excuse for late assignments. You are responsible only for the required book; the other books are optional and can be used for doing your optional extra credit article reviews.
H. J. de Blij, Peter Muller, Geography: Realms, Regions, and Concepts , Fifteen Edition, 2011 (ISBN: 1118093607)
Paul De Palma, Annual Editions: Technologies, Social Media, and Society 13/14 [19th edition], McGraw-Hill/Dushkin Press, 2013 (ISBN: 978-0073528779)
Helen E. Purkitt, Annual Editions: World Politics 13/14 (34th edition), McGraw-Hill/Dushkin Press, 2013 (ISBN: 978-0078135996)
L. V. Orman, Technology and Its Discontents: The Deadly Embrace of Technology and Society , CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013 (ISBN: 978-1479249312)
- Web Technical Requirements:
- Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
- Students with Disabilities:
- Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
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Instructor: Masoud Kheirabadi
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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