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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


Students: 1,348
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.
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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.
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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?
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Background  
Course Rating (By Learners)
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 Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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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
  • Arron Langdale United Kingdom I found this course very interesting and informative. 2014-10-31 14:10:09
  • Tracy Adams United States of America This was a very interesting, basic course. 2014-10-06 18:10:59
  • Saramma M C India It was really an interesting learning experience. 2014-08-14 15:08:20
  • Saramma M C India It was really an interesting learning process I learnt many things. 2014-08-14 15:08:55
  • Faibin Joseph United Kingdom just fantastic - no words for this easier than I thought it would be 2014-08-02 17:08:13
  • Margaret Katunge Nthuli Kenya The course has really helped me in understanding more about global phenomenon. It is a good course. 2014-06-19 09:06:10
  • Heru Pramono United Kingdom it's great tools to learn enviroment issue 2014-05-19 08:05:16
  • Thiago Della Testa Brazil It was a very good and simple course, easy to understand and with good explanations. 2014-05-07 03:05:57
  • Hannah Lewis Spain Course Module: Impacts of global phenomena on people and places
    Course Topic: Hegemony of the English language
    Comment: English Language. Negative- 'Pollution' French comitee trying to purify their language, from being diluted with english words.English speakers, easy for business 25% Population primary english speakers. the other 5 bil have to learn two or three langs to transverse without translator. Pos and Neg impact not felt for everyone, one region may balance another. Wealth,Level of development, culture, env. differences will influence the impact of the phenomena. 2013-01-16 17:01:14
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