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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
U.C. EXTENSION, 2001 FALL FRESHMEN PROGRAM
Geography 4

 Daily Calendar and Links

  (last updated: December 6, 2001) 
This calendar is constantly updated to reflect what went on in class.
Check the online version for updates!

 Wk

 Day

 Date

 Topic and links

1
 T  Aug 28  Introduction: what is geography and fundamental concepts, scale.
 Th  Aug 30   Concepts and processes in Geography: regions, diffusion, intro to assignments.
Atlas of Cyberspaces 1, 2,

2
 T  Sept 4 Concepts and processes in Geography: mapping data
Lecture - Maps and cognition,Terra cognita. Map Related Sites, Map projections
 Th  Sept 6  Patterns of subsistence: hunting and gathering 
Geographic expansion, industrialization and internal devt. of 'core' regions

3
 T  Sept 11  Class canceled
 Th  Sept 13  Lecture: Development of Core Areas

4
 T  Sept 18  The 'periphery:'Colonialism in Africa , Globalization impacts, International division of labor, Population distribution, debates, policies, and theories
 Th  Sept 20  Migration: video: El Norte study questions

 Assignment 1 is due Friday, September 21 at 1:00 pm.
Turn it in to the box in Johnston Hall room 112.

 Wk

 Day

 Date

 Topic and links

5

 T

 Sept 25
 Nature as a Concept

 Th
 Sept 27  Human action and environmental change

6

 T
 Oct 2  MIDTERM EXAM 1 (in class)
study guide ; Frequently asked questions for the first midterm

 Th
 Oct 4  Interpreting Places and Landscapes - Culture and Geography

7

 T
 Oct 9  Modern and Postmodern Spaces

 Th
 Oct 11 Video: Affluenza
video questions

8

 T
 Oct 16  Measures of Development, theories, pathways to development

 Th
 Oct 18  Globalization and Economic Development as Discourse

 Wk

 Day

 Date

 Topic and links

9

 T

 Oct 23
Agriculture and soils
Traditional agriculture: hunting and gathering, shifting cultivation, pastoralism

 Th
 Oct 25  Agricultural revolutions, intensive subsistence methods, commercial agriculture
Modern Agriculture

10

 T
 Oct 30  Commercial agriculture: impact on environment; sustainable agriculture

 Th
 Nov 1  Political Geography: Nations, states, nation-states.

11

 T
 Nov 6  Political geography: Nationalisms and supranational organizations

 Th
 Nov 8   MIDTERM EXAM 2 (in class) study guide ; Frequently asked questions for the second midterm

12

 T
 Nov 13  Class Cancelled

 Th
 Nov 15  Geography Awareness Week -- International Rivers Network

 Wk

 Day

 Date

 Topic and links

13

 T
Nov 20  Went over midterm 2 and assignment 4.

 Th
 Nov 22  Thanksgiving; no class

14

 T
 Nov 27 Revised: Introduction to World urbanization.
Location, functions, origins, emergence of the modern city, urban hierarchy.

 Th
 Nov 29  Internal structure of cities: models of city structure.

15

 T
 Dec 4 Problems of the inner city: urban renewal, urbanization problems.

 Th
 Dec 6  Future Geographies

16

 T
   Finals week

 Th
 Dec 13  FINAL EXAM 1:00-4:00pm
study guide ; Frequently asked questions for the final

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