The course will employ a variety of instructional methods to accomplish its objectives, including some of the following: lectures, individual and/or team projects, small group discussions, field assignments, videos and animations, practical in-class exercises and quizzes, and map analysis.
Evaluation will be based on course objectives and will be carried out in accordance with Douglas College policy. The instructor will provide a written course outline with specific criteria during the first week of classes.
An example of a possible evaluation scheme would be:
Participation 5% Assignments 40%, Map exercises 5%, Mid-term exam 25%, Final exam 25%
At the conclusion of the course the successful student will be able to:
Textbooks and/or materials to be purchased by students will be listed in the course outline and distributed during the first week of classes.
Texts will be updated periodically. A typical example is:
Weightman, B.A. (2011). Dragons and Tigers: A Geography of South, East and Southeast Asia, 3rd ed. New York: Wiley.
Alternatively, a custom course text with key related chapters from the following textbooks may be used along with additional readings selected by the instructor:
Johnson, D.L., Harmann, V., and Johnson, M. (2015). World Regional Geography: A Development Approach, 11th ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Prentice Hall.
Rowntree, L., Lewis, M., Price, M, and Wyckoff, W. (2018). Diversity Amid Globalization: World Regions, Environment, Development, 7th ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Prentice Hall.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU GEOG 205 (3)||2018/01/01 to -|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU GEOG 2XXX (3)||2018/01/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG GEOG 2XXX (3)||2018/01/01 to -|
|North Island College (NIC)||NIC GEO 2XX (3)||2018/01/01 to -|
|Okanagan College (OC)||OC GEOG 2XX (3)||2018/01/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU GEOG 2XX (3)||2018/01/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU GENV 2XX (3), Human Geography-Regional or Area Study course||2017/09/01 to -|
|University Canada West (UCW)||UCW GEOG 2XX (3)||2018/01/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV GEOG 2nd (3)||2018/01/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC GEOG 2XX (3)||2018/01/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC GEOG 2XX (1.5)||2018/01/01 to -|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU GEOG 2nd (3)||2018/01/01 to -|