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Readings Schedule for

Geography 10 - Spring 2000 - Forsberg

(Last updated March 14, 2001)

*This schedule is subject to change*

Keep up to date. Attend class, check this schedule
and the class calendar

 Week One
1/22

 Week Two
1/29

  Week Three
2/5

  Week Four
2/12

Week Five
2/26

 Week Six
3/5

Week Seven
3/12

Week Eight
3/19

Week Nine
3/26

Week Ten
4/2

Week Eleven
4/16

Week Twelve
4/23

 Week Thirteen
4/30

  Week Fourteen
5/7

  Week Fifteen
5/14

  Week Sixteen
5/21
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  Week One
1/22

Introduction to geography: basic geographic concepts, tools, and theory, regions.

Geography 00/01:
Get acquainted with your textbook by reading "Overviews" beginning pp. 8, 54, 98, 140, 178
#1. "Rediscovering the Importance of Geography"
#2-"The Four Traditions of Geography" 

Building Geographic Literacy (BGL): Chapter 1

Lecture on Regions

Selected World Wide Web Sites for: Geography 00/01

 Quiz 1 - In class map of "the world around you."

Web links are not required reading unless specified. Required links will be posted in the same box as the the textbook readings (above).

Web sites week one: Introduction to the World Wide Web

Glossary of Internet Terms

Atlas of Cyberspaces 1, 2

 Important announcements posted between weeks.

 Week Two
1/29

Global grid, maps, thematic maps, projections, scale, the importance of place, spatial interaction and behavior, scales of space and time. Introduction to culture: representations and perceptions of the world.

Geography 00/01: 

#19- "The Importance of Places . . ."
#27- "Does it Matter Where you Are?"

Building Geographic Literacy: Chapter 2

Map Projections Examples

Terra cognita

Quiz 2:
Study the first two week's readings, & on the blank world map found on p.32 of BGL, be able to find the the major oceans and continents listed in Building Geog. Lit. p.33.
Web sites week two - Map Related Sites
Quizzes normally cover everything since the last quiz including all assigned readings and anything covered in class, as well as assigned locations on maps of the regions we are currently covering.

 Week Three
2/5

Using maps and GIS to research environmental justice.

Research about your assigned region.

 Geography 00/01:
#3- "The American Geographies . . ." 
#30. "GIS Technology Reigns Supreme in Ellis Island Case"

Building Geographic Literacy: Ch. 3 pp. 31-55

Regional Group Presentations

 Quiz 3:
Study this week's readings, the chapter(s) in BGL about your region, & study the 3 blank world map projections handed out in class, be able to find the same continents and waterways from Quiz 2.
Websites week three - GIS
 

 Week Four
2/12

The Geography of North American Cities: urban sprawl, transportation technology, social systems, urban morphology, environmental justice.

 Geography 00/01:

#8. "Lead in the Inner Cities"
#28- "Transportation and Urban Growth . . ." 

Building Geographic Literacy: Chapter 4

(recommended: G00/01 #14. "Sprawling, Sprawling" #16 "Operation Desert Sprawl", #29 Amtak plans high-speed trains", #32 "County Buying Power", #33- "Do We Still Need Skyscrapers?")

Quiz 4

U.S. cities on the map p.77 (in BGL)

Websites week four - Urban Geography

From Rachel's Weekly:
Dumbing Down the Children--Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

Native American Sites 
North American Maps USGS

 

Week Five
2/26

 

The Geography of North American Cities continued, communities, & peoples.

No readings from textbooks.

Handouts:

Castells, Manuel 1983 "Cultural Identity, Sexual Liberation and Urban Structure: the Gay Community in San Francisco" The City and the Grassroots Berkeley: U.C. Berkeley Press

 Quiz 5: 
Study this week's readings and be able to locate on a SF city map, those neighborhoods mentioned in the readings.

Study all the readings and notes you have taken so far for the first midterm

 Week Six
3/5

MIDTERM

Study Guide

 FIRST MIDTERM
Monday 3/5
Week & Date

Building Geographic Literacy

 Geography 00/01
 7 - 3/12   class canceled
8 - 3/19  13. Latin America  articles # 18, 40
9 - 3/26 5 & 6. Europe, Russia & NIS  articles # 4, 21
10 - 4/2   8. East Asia articles # 38, 42
 Spring Break - 4/9
11 - 4/16 9. South Asia articles # 35, 36
12 - 4/23 - Midterm #2    
13 - 4/30  11. Sub-Saharan Africa  article # 43
14 - 5/7   7 & 10. Australia, N.Z, Oceania & S.E. Asia & pp.60-62.  article # 11, 20
15 - 5/14  12. N. Africa, Middle East  articles # 7, 39
16 - 5/21 -  Final Exam