During our first session, we'll explore the nature of geography and its branches — physical, social, environmental, and regional, and the disciplines of mapmaking and chartmaking to display information tied to locations. During the following seven weeks, using short videos, animations, and live chat discussions, we will look at major regions of the world, focusing on physical geography. In our final session, students will present reports on a region or country they have selected to study in detail. Students taking this course will be better prepared to understand historical information, literary references, and current events.
Course Website: Around the World in Nine Weeks
Instructor: Christe McMenomy
Starts: June 17, 2020
Ends: August 19, 2020
Wednesday 9:30 AM to 10:50 AM ET
We will use available internet resources to gain experience in different methods of data presentation and map reading.
Textbooks and MaterialsThere are no textbook or materials currently required for this course. Check instructor's notes above for additional information, or contact the instructor.
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Classes start August 31, 2020. Enroll by August 20 to attend orientation to avoid late enrollment fees.