GGH 326 Resources and People
SP 2011 HO
Fox, David P.
Assistant Professor of Geography
Findlay-Wakefield Science Hall (SC), Room 004
M/W 12:00-2:30 pm; T/R 1:00-2:30 pm
Jan. 10 - May 6, 2011
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.
"Education must, then, be not only a transmission of culture but also a provider of alternative views of the world and a strengthener of the will to explore them." -- Jerome S. Bruner
"Education is the art of making [humans] ethical."
-- Jerome S. Bruner
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Late Submission of Course Materials:
All assessments (assignments, exams, etc.) are expected to be fully completed and submitted by the announced due date and time. Any work completed and/or submitted after the announced deadline may not be accepted for grading. The instructor reserves the right to determine whether or not late work will be accepted and how much of a grade reduction penalty is appropriate depending upon the rationale for the student's lateness and whether or not he/she appropriately notified the instructor in advance of the deadline (or as soon as reasonably possible in the event of an emergency/unforeseen circumstance) with any appropriate documentation that may be requested by the instructor for verification purposes.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
*Tentative schedule: The Instructor reserves the right to amend this schedule based on the progress of the course and the needs of the students.
ASSIGNED TEXTBOOK READINGS
Ch. 1: From Malthus to Sustainable Development
Ch. 2: Challenges of Sustainable Development
Ch. 3: Global Environmental Issues
Jan. 31-Feb. 4
Ch. 4: Sustainable Development Indicators
Assignment #1 due - Feb. 3
Ch. 5: Environmental Assesment
Review & Exam
Exam #1 - Feb. 17
Ch. 6: Environmental Management: Trends & Policies
Feb. 28-Mar. 4
Ch. 7: Legislation, International Law, and Multilateral Environmental Agreements
No classes (SPRING BREAK)
Ch. 8: Social Dimensions & Policies
Ch. 9: The Economics of Sustainability
Assignment #2 - Mar. 24
Mar. 28-Apr. 1
Ch. 10: Sustainability: Externalities, Valuation, and Time Externalities
Review & Exam
Exam #2 - Apr. 7
Ch. 11: Natural Resource Accounting
Ch. 12: The Role of International Financial Institutions
Ch. 13: International Cooperation
Ch. 14: Sustainable Development: Crisis, Conflict, & Compromise
Assignment #3 due - Apr. 28
Final Exam - Thursday, 8:30-10:00 am
Final Exam (CA) - May 5
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92Students will receive a ZERO (i.e., NO CREDIT) for any assignment that has violated the Academic Honesty and Plagiarism policies in any way. In addition, the student may be reported to the Dean for any additional disciplinary action that is deemed appropriate by the university.
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92-93ANY INSTANCE OF PLAGIARISM WILL RESULT IN A ZERO (NO CREDIT) FOR THE ASSIGNMENT ON WHICH IT OCCURS. IF YOU ARE AT ALL UNCERTAIN ABOUT WHETHER OR NOT YOU MAY BE COMMITTING PLAGIARISM AS DESCRIBED ABOVE, YOU ARE EXPECTED TO ASK THE INSTRUCTOR BEFORE SUBMITTING THE WORK FOR GRADING.
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
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