GGH 140 Economic Geography
SP 2007 HO
Ochsenhirt, Robert L.
BS Mechanical Engineering ; University of LouisvilleMS Geography ; University of Akron
11:30AM - 1:00PM Tuesday and Thrusday
January 16, 2007 - May 08, 2007
1:00 - 2:15 PM
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
· Multiple Homework assignments
· Multiple lecture exams (objective and subjective)
Class assessment will consist of five (5) examinations; six (6) map quizzes; a "group" term paper, and ..if time permits...a "group" presentation; and one (1) comprehensive final examination.
All examinations will consists of true/false; matching; fill-in-the-blank; etc type questions.
Classroom participation will determine borderline grades.
The number of points for each exam and map quiz will be determined later. The term paper will be worth 50 points.
The grading scale will be as follows....
Late Submission of Course Materials:
All students are expected to be present on exam days. There will be NO makeup of the final exam.
Late term paper submittal will result in a five (5) point reduction for each class period after due date.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Class attendance and participation are simply expected. In accordance with Park university policy, attendance will be taken and reported. Any student who has two (2) consecutive weeks of unexcused absences will be administratively withdrawn. All students will be accountable for any materials presented and/or discussed during a class period. It is the responsibility of the student to obtain all materials and information missed during a class session from another student, regardless of whether or not the absence is excused by the Instructor. The Instructor is not responsible for providing lecture notes, or other material presented during class.
Jan 16 Introduction
Jan 18 Basic Geographic Concepts
Jan 23 Economic Overview
Jan 25 Economic Overview
Jan 30 Population
Feb 01 No American Map Quiz/Population
Feb 06 Test No 1
Feb 08 Resouces/Group Paper Topic Due
Feb 13 Resources
Feb 15 Europe Map Quiz/Transportation & Communications
Feb 20 Transportation & Communications
Feb 22 Test No 2
Feb 27 Agriculture
Mar 01 Agriculture
Mar 06 Urban Land Use
Mar 08 South American Map Quiz/Urban Land Use
Mar 13 Spring Break - No Classes
Mar 15 Spring Classes - No Classes
Mar 20 City Locations
Mar 22 Test No. 3
Mar 27 Industrial Plant Location
Mar 29 Asia Map Quiz/Industrial Location
Apr 03 Industrial Location
Apr 05 Test No 4
Apr 10 Int'l Business Dynamics
Apr 12 Int'l Business Dynamics/Group Papers Due
Apr 17 Africa Map Quiz/Int'l Business Patterns
Apr 19 Int'l Business Patterns
Apr 24 Test No 5
Apr 26 Australia Map Quiz/Economic Development
May 01 Economic Development/Presentations
May 03 Presentations
May 08 Final Exam (1:00PM - 3:00PM)
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
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Last Updated:1/7/2007 5:04:30 PM