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Understanding our Environment in Geography


Understanding our Environment in Geography
Understanding our Environment in Geography

Understand the impact of global phenomena, responses to global problems, and global warming


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Course Description

This free online environmental course explores a number of major global phenomena at play including deforestation, climate change and drought. The course then delves into the socioeconomic consequences of these effects. This free, self-paced online tutorial is an ideal complement to traditional textbook learning. Teachers can treat the course as a resource and assign specific areas to students. The course can also be used as a stand-alone introduction to the various facets of environmental biodiversity and its key political and social corollaries.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will know about various global phenomena and their impact on people and places. You will learn about rainforest destruction, rising sea levels and refugees. You will understand the different strategies that are carried out in response to global problems. You will know about carbon emissions and carbon credit trading. You will be aware of the responses to sea level change and global warming around the world.


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Module Title
Definition and classification of global phenomena
Impacts of global phenomena on people and places
The distribution of global phenomena
Natural processes which generate global phenomena
The environment: taking a global perpective
Rainforest destruction
Global responses to rainforest destruction
The effectiveness of global environmental strategies
Carbon emissions
The 1997 Kyoto conference
How are organisations responding to global environmental issues?
Assessment

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Course Rating (By Learners): 5 stars based on 104 reviews
Course Title: Understanding our Environment in Geography
Course #: 204
Course Publisher: XSIQ
Course Category: 85
Content Origin: Australian School Curriculum
Course Description: This free online environmental course explores a number of major global phenomena at play including deforestation, climate change and drought. The course then delves into the socioeconomic consequences of these effects. This free, self-paced online tutorial is an ideal complement to traditional textbook learning. Teachers can treat the course as a resource and assign specific areas to students. The course can also be used as a stand-alone introduction to the various facets of environmental biodiversity and its key political and social corollaries.
License:
Release Date: 07 November 2012
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio: None
Audio Only: Low
Animation: Low
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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    Tushaar Nath Chady Mauritius This course is fabulous. It gives you a preliminary awareness of the environment.Those wishing to pursue higher studies in Geography should consult this course, its easy to understand and very helpful. 2015-03-25 09:03:19
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    Shorty Joe Selepe South Africa This is very good for our knowledge 2015-03-06 13:03:33
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    Christina Baal United States of America Good information, but presented very simplistically. 2015-02-26 04:02:48
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    Jerry Jones United States of America A very informational course and one that raises awareness regarding our environment. 2015-02-01 06:02:26
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    Claire Cosgrove Bahrain Very comprehensive - covered lots of materials. 2015-01-31 09:01:53
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    Evagelos Garantziotis Greece Fairly good course! 2015-01-02 14:01:56
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    Louise Mitchell-Chapman United Kingdom Gives us more knowledge to understand our passion to help the environment and make us more aware of the damage we cause and hope it will help to make a difference. 2014-11-29 02:11:21
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    Arron Langdale United Kingdom I found this course very interesting and informative. 2014-10-31 14:10:09
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    Tracy Adams United States of America This was a very interesting, basic course. 2014-10-06 18:10:59
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    Saramma M C India It was really an interesting learning experience. 2014-08-14 15:08:20
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