Western Apache Ethnography and GIS Research Experience for Undergraduates The White Mountain Apache Tribe Heritage Program and the University of Arizona announce opportunities for student participation in the second season of the Western Apache Ethnography and GIS Research Experience for Undergraduates field school, a National Science Foundation-supported program, June 6-July 15, 2011. Students participating in this REU will […]
Here is the video that was shown in class on the formation of the Earth and the mechanics of plate tectonics. It shows up in the lecture notes from Chapter 3 as a still image of the first scene, so I’m including it here because it contains some useful information not covered very thoroughly by […]
Chapter 3 of the Getis Textbook briefly discusses the three types of rocks that form the Earth’s crust. While it mentions the rock cycle, it does not do it justice in terms of explaining its importance in linking the three types of rocks. This page provides some great information and animations that better describe the […]
This is a clip from the film Manufactured Landscapes, which looks at the ways in which people have transformed the physical landscape of China through industrial growth as part of the expansion of capitalism.
In a previous post, I provided some resources to help students with the writing process. However, I realized that those resources didn’t sufficiently cover pre-writing and outlining, and since an outline is due before the next class, I decided to provide some additional resources to help you get started with your outlines. The Purdue University […]
One of the objectives of the term papers is to think beyond the information found in Wikipedia or the New York Times. This means engaging with current research about the topic to see how other scholars and researchers are thinking about the topic and the types of questions they’re trying to understand. To this end, […]
Celina Su, an Urban Studies professor at Brooklyn College, has a great guide to help students with critical reading, writing, and peer-editing. I highly recommend students check out the guide. Even if some of the ideas seem really basic and obvious, it never hurts to be reminded that we should be doing these things on […]