Geography 360 Course Schedule: Spring 2017

updated: 11/11/2017    Subject to change! 

Week 1: Wednesday August 23

  • Introduction to Course & Course Project
  • Course blog setup: if you don’t already have a WordPress account, create an account without a blog here. Email me when you have an account, along with the email address you used.
  • For week 2 meeting: Four blog postings: (1) on Readings (notes, comments, deep thoughts, questions, images, related links; (2) personal introduction; (3) Three ideas for class projects: previous class projects & also some at & also the draft OWU Sustainability Plan; (4) environmental news item or other bit of interest. Sheesh.

Week 2: Wednesday August 30

Discuss: Cronon “The Trouble with Wilderness” + Sullivan The Meadowlands (entire book)
Señor Krygier

Week 3: Wednesday September 6

Discuss: Abbey Desert Solitaire (entire book)
Presenter: Daniel Delatte

Week 4: Wednesday September 13

Discuss: Bruckner: The Fanaticism of the Apocalypse: Save the Earth, Punish Human Beings (entire book)
 Colin Rastetter

Week 5: Wednesday September 20

Due: Meeting 1 with instructor about Course Project
Coates Nature (preface and ch. 1-5)
Allie Niemeyer (preface, ch. 1-3) & Evelynn Wyatt (ch. 4-6)

Week 6: Wednesday September 27

DUE: Project Proposal (see Project page for details)
Discuss: Coates Nature (ch. 6-9)
Evelynn Wyatt (ch. 4-6) & Makali Haines (ch. 7-9)

Week 7: Wednesday October 4

Discuss: Foer: Eating Animals (entire book)
Janelle Valdinger

Week 8: Wednesday October 11: No Meeting / Fall Break

Week 9: Wednesday October 18: Meet in Columbus at my haüs (7-8:30pm)

Discuss: nada
Presenter: nada
Post: a good news environmental news item

Week 10: Wednesday October 25

Due: Meeting 2 with instructor about Course Project
 Robbins et al.: Environment & Society (first half)
Presenters: Anna Pakrasi & David Herbawi

Week 11: Wednesday November 1

Discuss: Robbins et al.: Environment & Society (second half)

Week 12: Wednesday November 8

Discuss: Urbanik: Placing Animals (entire book)
Amber Sample & Colten Harvey

Week 13: Wednesday November 15

Due: Meeting 3 with instructor about Course Project
 Stoknes. What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming: Toward a New Psychology of Climate Action (entire book)
Zak Hill & Miranda Gumbita

Week 14: Wednesday November 22: Thanksgiving Break

Week 15: Wednesday November 29: Project Presentations:

• Makali Haines
• Amber Sample
• Allie Niemeyer
• Miranda Gumbita
• Colten Harvey
• Zak Hill

Week 16: Wednesday December 6: Project Presentations

• Anna Pakrasi
• David Herbawi
• Evelyn Wyatt
• Daniel Delatte
• Collin Rastetter
• Janelle Valdinger

Finals Week: Materials due by end of scheduled final exam period. See Final Evaluation Page (tabs above) for details:

Due: Digital Course Summary
Due: Project Report: Word or Google Doc (editable)
Due: Project Report (same): Blog posting
 Individual Assessment (email PDF or Word Doc)


One Response to Schedule

  1. Kras says:

    wow, looks like a busy semester…

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