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Geography 0810 - Johnstown Campus: Tentative Class Outline Fall 2016

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Tentative course outline

             

EARTH and PEOPLE (An Introduction to Geography)- Geography 0810

TENTATIVE COURSE OUTLINE – Fall 2016

 

1.  AUGUST         30      INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY

2.  SEPTEMBER       1      GEOGRAPHY AND CARTOGRAPHY

3.                  6      CARTOGRAPHY: THE GEOGRAPHIC TOOL

4.                  8      GEOGRAPHIC REALMS and REGIONALIZATION

                           DEVELOPED vs UNDERDEVELOPED WORLD                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

5.                 13      EARTH'S ENVIRONMENT: CLIMATE

6.                 15      PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY: PLATE TECTONICS

7.                 20      CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY

8.                *22      POPULATION GEOGRAPHY

9.                 27      QUIZ #1  -  ONE HOUR AND 15 MINUTES 

10.                29      GEOGRAPHY OF THE USA

11. OCTOBER         4      URBANIZATION IN AMERICA

12.                 6      RISE AND FALL OF THE AMERICAN CITY   

13.                11      NORTH AMERICA: USA; CANADA; MEXICO

14.                13      GEOGRAPHY OF EUROPE: PHYSICAL

15.                18      ++ Fall Break – no classes

16.             ** 20      + Conference

17.                25      GEOGRAPHY OF EUROPE: POLITICAL

18.                27      QUIZ #2  -  ONE HOUR AND 15 MINUTES

19. NOVEMBER        1      GEOGRAPHY OF RUSSIA/EURASIAN STATES  

20.                 3      GEOGRAPHY OF RUSSIA:PHYSICAL

21.                 8      GEOGRAPHY OF ASIA: JAPAN and CHINA

22.                10      JAPAN IN THE MODERN WORLD         

23.                15      MIDDLE EAST AND OIL: WORLD'S ENERGY

24.                17      GEOGRAPHY OF BLACK AFRICA          

25.                29      LIBERIA and SOUTH AFRICA - examples ...

                           others, including EGYPT and KENYA

27. DECEMBER        1      GEOGRAPHY and the FUTURE; REVIEW ...

28.                 6      QUIZ #3  -  ONE HOUR AND 15 MINUTES

29.                 8      LAST CLASS (BE HERE !!!!!!!!!!!)        

30.  OPTIONAL FINAL EXAM: Place, date, and time will be announced

 

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*  article card due        ** article due (typewritten)

 

William Kory-214 Krebs Hall     269-2994

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Required Text

REQUIRED TEXT:

1. William Kory - EARTH AND PEOPLE; Wiley, 5th edition-2016

 

2. Additional reading material will be assigned in class