GGR111H5 Lecture Notes - Solar Irradiance, Landfill Gas, Mercator Projection

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School
Department
Course
Professor
Human Geography- GRR111 Lecture 01 9/30/2012 7:57:00 AM
Human Geography- First Lecture ( September-10-2012)
GGR111H: Human Geography September 2012 Professor Leydon
Course Focus:
-Introduction to Core Elements of Human Geography
-History and Development
-Population Issues
-Economic Activity
-The Urban Landscape
-Geographic Literacy
-cartoon pointing out: we as a population have become completely unaware
of whats going on
- Geolitercy Levels- Selected Countries (graph)
*85% of young Americans could not find Afghanistan, Iraq, or Israel on a
world map
Course Ideal& Goal
- Emphasis on Active Learning
-Participation,concentration,effort
-Holistic lectures, readings, practical sessions, field work
Skill Development
- Communication reading, writing, oral
-Practical skills field work
-Organizational skills
- Gatewaycourse
Preparation to pursue a Geography program
Course Website
-portal@utoronto.ca
- Checkatleast3timesperweek/Checkyouremaildaily
- All relevant course material communicated through
portal/email
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- You require your UTORID and password to enter the
portal
- Always use your UofT email for course communication
Course Syllabus
-All course policies
- Learning goals
-Submission dates ,evaluation
Course Component‟s
Lectures
Attendancerequired,carefulnotetaking,slideson portal
Textbook
E-text, supplement lectures Practical Sessions
Attendance required
Field skills and lab reports, schedule on portal Field Trip/Fiel
Report
Application offield skills, written reports
Sign-up on portalsee announcement on the course page
Course Components
Two in class tests
Multiple choice,„bell ringer‟
Focus on specific material
Dates October 10th. & November 7th.
Further details in class and on portal
Final Examination
Written answers (short essay format)
Geoliteracy Final Examination is cumulative
On line map quizzes to improve geographic literacy these do not
count toward your final grade
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