This course is a study of world regions. For each region we will consider the relationship between the natural environment, cultural background, economic conditions, and local problems that relate to world issues. Group 1 course.
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Communications - Direct
Other college designations supported by this course
Degree Req:Cultural Persp/Div
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Identify the location of individual realms in relation to other realms.
- Describe a realm's diverse regions in the world.
- Identify what components make a place unique.
- Describe how the uniqueness of a place affects the physical and cultural area.
- Interpret and discuss films, maps, slides, data, and other visual aids addressing geographic concepts both in- and outside of class.
- Analyze and discuss current issues in each region related to key geography elements and identify and apply potential solutions to mitigate the issues.
- Integrate a geographic perspective with the major issues of the day that relate to population, economics, culture, environment, government, and other sub-disciplines as appropriate.
- Comprehend terminology and meanings that are unique to each region, especially essential to the people's lives and daily interactions.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Students to see themselves independently in the changing context of various geographical regions of the world inclusive of: boundaries, physical characteristics, natural resources, cultural differences, and related phenomena.
- See themselves independently in the changing context of various geographical regions of the world including; boundaries, physical characteristics, natural resources, cultural differences, and related phenomena.
Learning How to Learn:
- Reflect on the interconnection between individual regions of the world and how their daily actions are significant on a global scale.
- Develop a framework for understanding processes and concepts in the geographic, cross-disciplinary tradition.