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2 Nov 2010
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Different environments/spaces with interactions
Infrastructure, land uses (character and functionality) - locations
Tim Hortons
Æ
exports and purchases from other areas, materials
Æ
linking you to
places around the world
thinking critically and geographically about globalization both as a concept
and a reality
Objective:
Concepts and methods of human geography
Æ
globalization of economic activities,
political institutions & processes, social/cultural systems & values
1. Key concepts:
- space - how the spaces function, look, relate they way they do; what meaning
- place and region
- location
Places/spaces with meaning & function
- spatial interaction
- spatial scale
- human/environment relations - was the core of geography to analyze how human
activity has affected physical processes - contributed to global warming &
continuation of civilization adds on/contributes
2. global & sub global scales of activity/impacts on places/regions [Tim Hortons -
designs are standard/global - commodity chain is grown in Brazil/Colombia roasted
in America (commodity chain)]
3. issues created by global scale of human activities
Outcomes:
- knowledge of human geography, understanding processes & consequences of
globalization
- current world issues, how they affect places/regions/interact
- improved critical thinking, research and writing skills
Final exam: 35% short answers
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Infrastructure, land uses (character and functionality) - locations. Tim hortons exports and purchases from other areas, materials linking you to places around the world thinking critically and geographically about globalization both as a concept and a reality. Concepts and methods of human geography globalization of economic activities, political institutions & processes, social/ cultural systems & values: key concepts: Space - how the spaces function, look, relate they way they do; what meaning. Knowledge of human geography, understanding processes & consequences of globalization. Current world issues, how they affect places/regions/ interact. Improved critical thinking, research and writing skills.

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