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 and RD 115) or IRW 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement. Audit available. (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide).
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From June 22 through July 25, 2020
|Textbooks for CRN 32136
Course details for CRN 32136
Instructor: Masoud Kheirabadi
Tuition: credit Fees: $20
This page includes online classes only, more sections may exist for this class.
Course details: CRN 32136
Online publisher materials
You are only responsible for the required textbook for the course; the other listed books are just recommended. You can always rent your required textbook as an e-book for the duration of the quarter for much cheaper price. The information for e-book version is listed under textbooks for the course or you can click on the following site to rent the book: https://www.vitalsource.com/products/the-cultural-landscape-an-introduction-to-human-james-m-rubenstein-v9780134286273.
However, you need to have access to your required textbook at the beginning of the term.
To conduct research finding suitable academic articles (as your independent sources) for our bi-weekly discussion essays you can use the freely available internet academic sites.
James M. Rubenstein, The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography (12th edition), Pearson, 2016 (ISBN: 978-0134206233)
François Bourguignon, The Globalization of Inequality, Princeton University Press; Reprint edition, 2017 (ISBN-13: 978-0691175645)
Robert D. Kaplan, Earning the Rockies: How Geography Shapes America's Role in the World, Random House, 2017 (ISBN: 978-0399588211)
Ryan Enos, The Space between Us: Social Geography and Politics; Cambridge University Press, 2017 (ISBN: 978-1108420648)
Proctored exams and activities:
There are no proctored exams and activities.
Other in-person and on-campus activities:
There are no other in-person and on-campus activities.
For this online course daily access to Internet is required.
Web course information
- No show policy
- Your instructor can mark you as a "no show" if you do not participate in your class during the first week. This will remove you from the class. It is important to log in as soon as the class starts to see what the participation requirements are.
- Web & Remote Teaching Technical Requirements:
- Please be sure to read the quick guide to Online Learning technical requirements.
- 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 taking Web based classes please visit the Disability Services website.
- Web Prerequisite | Start Guide for Online Learning:
Before you take your first online class at PCC, you must complete the start guide for online learning. The start guide will help you decide if online classes are right for you. Once you complete the start guide, you will be eligible to register for online classes.
The Start Guide is not required for Hybrid or Remote Courses but strongly recommended. To learn more, go to https://www.pcc.edu/osg