GEA2002

World Geography II

Course Code: GEA2002

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: Spring 2021

 

Course Description:
The second half of the course sequence GEA 2001-2002. GEA 2001 is not a prerequisite, but the sequence is recommended. This course has been designated as an international/diversity course.

Course Details

Instructors:

Travis Bradshaw, Ph.D.
bradshawt@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Hobbs, JJ. Mindtap: Fundamentals of World Regional Geography. 6th Ed. Boston, MA: Cengage Learning. 2017 ISBN: 9781337219136

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

SS-1 Identify theories, hypotheses and research methodologies that behavioral scientists use to explain, investigate and predict behaviors and social trends.

SS-2 Use appropriate social and behavioral science investigation techniques to analyze contemporary social issues.

SS-3 Identify and investigate interdisciplinary courses in the social and behavioral sciences, such as, history, criminal justice, economics, etc. and establish how these courses are inter-related from a global perspective.

SS-4 Create and utilize current technologies in developing oral and written presentations on topics relevant to subject matter under the auspices of social and behavioral sciences.

SS-5 Identify fundamental modalities used to promote understanding of differences and commonalities within diverse cultures.

 

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
  • Examine the physical world as the habitat of man, using the tools of geography.
  • Analyze contemporary social and political issues to their roots in human culture and physical place.
  • Examine modern society and its economic development in the light of multicultural and social influences.
  • Evaluate the relationships among world cultures and how those relationships shape world events. 

SS-1, SS-2, SS-3, SS-4, SS-5

SS-1, SS-2, SS-3, SS-4, SS-5

SS-1, SS-2, SS-3, SS-4, SS-5

SS-1, SS-2, SS-3, SS-4, SS-5

 

Homework, Discussion Board, Quizzes, Unit Tests, Cumulative Final

 

 

  • Read assigned materials.
  • View online video lectures.
  • Post comments to (Canvas) online discussion boards.
  • Review study guides using notes from reading assignments and from online video lectures.
  • Complete weekly quizzes.

Course taught under the auspices of the Social and Behavioral Sciences will include an oral component oral presentations and/or classroom discussions. Note: Online and Distance Learning courses will not contain the oral component.Chapters are as follow:

Chapters:

  • Objectives and Tools of World Regional Geography
  • Physical Processes and World Regions
  • Human Processes and World Regions
  • Europe
  • Russia and the Near Abroad
  • The Middle East and North Africa
  • South and East Asia
  • Oceania
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Latin America
  • The United States and Canada

 

 

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