GEO106 World Regional Geography
Examines the human, cultural, and environmental geographic issues that shape the world's regions. Includes information on spatial patterns of economic development, natural resource uses, international trade, population and migration, transportation, and cultural landscapes. Analyzes each region as part of the larger global community, with a specific emphasis on current issues and trends. 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 105: Human 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 and accompanied DVDs; the other books are optional and can be used for doing your optional extra credit article reviews.
James M. Rubenstein, The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography (11th edition), Pearson, 2013 (ISBN: 9780321831583)
Robert D. Kaplan, The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate, Random House, 2012 (ISBN: 978-1400069835)
Kurt Finsterbusch, Annual Editions: Social Problems 13/14 (39th edition), McGraw-Hill/Dushkin Press, 2013 (ISBN: 978-0078051197)
Kurt Finsterbusch, Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Social Issues, 17th Edition, McGraw-Hill/Dushkin Press, 2012 (ISBN: ISBN- 978-0078050336)
- 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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