GGH 140 Economic Geography
SP 2013 HO
Fox, David P.
Assistant Professor of Geography
(PhD candidate [ABD] Geography, University of Kansas)MA Geography, University of Missouri, 2001BA Geography, University of Missouri, 1993
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M/W 12:00-1:30, T/R 9:00-11:30, or by appointment
January 14 - March 10, 2013
9:00 - 9:50 AM
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5.2 understands the difference between wants and needs, and can create opportunities for elementary learners to develop such an understanding
5.3 understands the why and how one may compare personal economic experiences with those of others and consider the wider consequences of those decisions on groups, communities, the nation, and beyond
5.4 understands the roles governments play in economic systems (production of public goods, taxation, regulations, etc.) and their impacts on economic systems
6.1 understands geographic representations, tools, and resources (maps, atlases, aerial photographs, globes, etc.), their application and use
6.2 understands locales, regions, nations, and the world relative to place, location, direction, size, and shape
6.3 understands the interaction between physical geography and culture, history, politics, and economics
6.4 understands the relationships between human systems and the environment and can use learners’ immediate personal experiences to have them reflect upon elements in their environment and how we use and think about the physical and built environment.
6.5 recognizes and understands how individuals and groups are affected by events on a global scale, and can build on learners’ first-hand experiences and those presented to them through the media to help them to understand this interaction .
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