GEA1000-Syllabus-updated

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University of Florida | Department of Geography Geography for a Changing World GEA 1000 | Section 2284 Instructor: Anna Szyniszewska Department of Geography Turlington Hall 3120 Email: aniasz@ufl.edu Lectures: MWF, period 4 (10:40-11:30), Pugh Hall 170 Office Hours: Wednesday 2-4pm Turlington Hall, Room 3120 Course Description: The course seeks to give students a regional perspective on issues pertaining to important urban, economic, environmental, geomorphologic and climatic issues in the world. The causes of problems associated with these issues and the possible solutions will be discussed. Students will be expected to use map interpretation skills to analyze data and draw inferences and conclusions about world phenomena. **This course meets the general education requirements for the international and social science credits** Course Objectives: · To gain a basic understanding of some of the contemporary challenges of the different world regions. · Learn a geographer’s approach to understanding processes such as “climate” and “globalization”. Text: There is no text required for this class. Extra readings will be assigned throughout the semester and available on Sakai website.
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