Human Geography 12


Student receives credit for Comparative Civilizations 12

View the complete Learning Outcomes here: Comparative Civilizations 12 Integrated Resource Package (Learning Outcomes begin on page 16)

How do language, religion, and landscape affect the physical environment? How do geography, weather, and location affect customs and lifestyle? Students will explore the diverse ways in which people affect the world around them and how they are affected by their surroundings. Students will discover how ideas spread and cultures form, and learn how beliefs and architecture are part of a larger culture complex. In addition to introducing students to the field of Human Geography, this course will teach students how to analyze humans and their environments.

Outline

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Human Geography – first assignment (10%)
  • Unit 2 – Population (9%)
  • Unit 3 – Cultural Patterns and Processes (9%)
  • Unit 4 – Language (9%)

Midterm Exam (12%)

  • Unit 5 – Religion (9%)
  • Unit 6 – Ethnicity, Gender & Geography (9%)
  • Unit 7 – Political Geography (9%)
  • Unit 8 – Agriculture (9%)

Final Exam (15%)

Assessment

  • Unit work (each unit has two assignments, two discussions, and one quiz)               73%
  • Midterm                                                                                                                                   12%
  • Final Exam                                                                                                                               15%

Required Resources: a computer and internet access.

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