GGP 330 Cartography
SP 2008 HO
Fox, David P.
Assistant Professor of Geography
(PhD student Geography, University of Kansas)MA Geography, University of Missour-ColumbiaBA Geography, University of Missour-Columbia
Findlay-Wakefield Science Hall (SC) 003B
MWF 9:00-10:00 AM and TR 10:00-11:30 AM
Jan. 14 - May 9, 2008
11:00 - 12:15 PM
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: Recommended book: Monmonier, Mark. How to Lie with Maps. University of Chicago Press, 1991.
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Late Submission of Course Materials: Assignments submitted at any time after the class period on the announced due date will be subject to 10% penalty for each day they are late. If you have requested and been granted an excused absence by the instructor for a class period during which an assignment is due, then you must submit the work by the alternate date arranged with the instructor. Failure to do so may also result in a 10% deduction per day after the alternate due date.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
The following rules of conduct always apply:
1) Demonstrate respect for yourself, your classmates, and your instructor at all times--even if you do not agree with their ideas or opinions.
Ch. 1: Intro to Thematic Mapping
NO CLASS - MLK Jr. Day
Ch. 4: Geographic Phenomena & Map Symbols
Homework #1 due
Ch. 5: Common Measures
Ch. 13: The Map Design Process
NO CLASS - Presidents' Day
Ch. 2: Map Projections
Homework #2 due
Ch. 3: Thematic Base-Map Compilation
Ch. 15: Principles of Color
Ch. 14: Typographics
NO CLASS - Spring Recess
Ch. 7: Choropleth Maps
NO CLASS - Good Friday
Ch. 8: Dot Maps
Homework #3 due
Ch. 9: Proportional Symbol Maps
Ch. 12: Flow Maps
Homework #4 due
Ch. 10: Isarithmic Maps
Ch. 11: Cartograms
Core Assessment Presentations (10:15-12:15)
Final CA due
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Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88
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Last Updated:1/13/2008 4:13:16 PM