Examines human, cultural, and environmental geography placed in context with current issues of social, economic, and political globalization. Includes information on global spatial patterns of agriculture; industrial, post-industrial, and sustainable development; rural-to-urban migration; religious, political and resource conflicts; and cultural landscapes. Uses regional examples to illustrate geographic concepts. 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 ).
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- From the Instructor:
- Course Description: Examines human, cultural, and environmental geography placed in context with current issues of social, economic, and political globalization. Includes information on global spatial patterns of agriculture; industrial, post-industrial, and sustainable development; rural-to-urban migration; religious, political and resource conflicts; and cultural landscapes. Uses regional examples to illustrate geographic concepts. Intended Outcomes for the course: Upon successful completion students will be able to: 1.Use knowledge of global issues to be a more informed consumer. 2. Link changes in the local and national economy to the growth and changes in emerging economies around the globe. 3. Critique various economic and political systems with regards to government influence in commerce, environmental impact, and social welfare of workers. 4. Engage in informed discussion and debate over current global political, social, and economic events. Instructor: I am a human geographer with a particular interest in cultural geography and feminist political ecology. My regional focus is Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East. I am teaching various human geography courses at PCC Sylvania campus, including GEOG 105: Human Geography, GEOG 250: Geography of Africa, and GEOG 106: World Regional Geography. I am also working at Immigrant and Refugee Communities Organization (IRCO) as an instructor. The focus of my work at IRCO for the last several years has been to teach basic literacy and cultural adoptation skills to newly arrived refugees and immigrants, especially women from Africa, Asia, Central America, and the Middle East.
- Course Specific Requirements:
- Course Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available. Instructional Materials (OPTIONAL): National Geographic Society. Concise Atlas of the World, 3rd Edition. Paperback. ISBN 10: 1426209517 You can order it through amazon.com Required software: PowerPoint viewer There is no on-campus requirements.
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|43619 WEB »||-||21-Sep-2015 thru 12-Dec-2015|
Instructor: Tuba Kayaarasi-Rodriguez
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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