Linda S Watts
Topics/areas of study may include: cultural geography, physical geography, geography of globalization.
WINTER 2005: This course invites you to study human geography by forging deeper understandings of the interdependence of places and regions in a globalizing world. Course materials and activities will reflect recent reforms in geographical education, including national standards for K-12 education and core subject competencies as articulated in “Goals 2000: Educate America Act” (Public Law 103-227).
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
WINTER 2005: No prior coursework serves as prerequisite. It is true, however, that three attributes in each participant within this shared inquiry are absolutely crucial to our, and your, success: (1) seriousness of purpose, (2) passion for dialogue, and (3) commitment to be both reflective and consultative in academic practice.
Class assignments and grading
WINTER 2005: Evaluation of student performance typically includes participation, presentations, exams, in-class writings, and projects.
WINTER 2005: See above.