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Understanding our Environment in Geography Free Course

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  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 12 )
  • Definition and classification of global phenomena
    • Definition and classification of global phenomena
  • Impacts of global phenomena on people and places
    • Positive and negative impacts of global phenomena on people and places
    • Hegemony of the English language
    • Information rich and poor
    • Factors affecting global phenomenon
  • The distribution of global phenomena
    • The distribution of global phenomena
    • Global phenomena: rainforest destruction
    • Global phenomena: rising sea levels
    • Global phenomena: refugees
    • Global phenomena – refugees continued
    • Global phenomena – sea level
  • Natural processes which generate global phenomena
    • Global Phenomena
    • Rising sea levels
    • Global Phenomena
    • Global Phenomena
  • The environment: taking a global perpective
    • Global perspectives
  • Rainforest destruction
    • Responses to rainforest destruction in the short and long-term
    • Global Responses
    • Global Responses
  • Global responses to rainforest destruction
    • Responses to rainforest destruction on a global scale
    • United Nations response
    • Regional and local scale
  • The effectiveness of global environmental strategies
    • The effectiveness of global environmental strategies
    • Global Responses
    • Effectiveness of strategies in responding to rainforest destruction
    • The effectiveness of the strategies outlined in the global perspectives in responding to the phenomena: north versus south
    • Global Responses
    • Global Responses
    • Global Responses
  • Carbon emissions
    • Carbon emissions
    • Carbon credit trading
  • The 1997 Kyoto conference
    • Responses to sea level change and global warming
  • How are organisations responding to global environmental issues?
    • How are organisations responding to global environmental issues?
    • The response of different groups to the issue of rainforest destruction
    • Greenpeace and the World Wide Fund for Nature
  • Assessment
    • Geography 2 Assessment
Topics List ( 1 )
Definition and classification of global phenomena
Definition and classification of global phenomena This free online course covers definitions and classifications of global phenomena. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 4 )
Impacts of global phenomena on people and places
Impacts of global phenomena on people and places This free online course discusses the impacts of global phenomena on people and places. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 6 )
The distribution of global phenomena
The distribution of global phenomena This free online course covers global phenomena such as rising sea level, rainforest destruction, and refugees. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 4 )
Natural processes which generate global phenomena
Natural processes which generate global phenomena
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The environment: taking a global perpective
The environment: taking a global perpective This free online course is a review of the environment from a global perspective. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 3 )
Rainforest destruction
Rainforest destruction This free online course is an introduction to rainforest destruction. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Global responses to rainforest destruction
Global responses to rainforest destruction This free online course is a review of the global responses to rainforest destruction. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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The effectiveness of global environmental strategies
The effectiveness of global environmental strategies This free online course reviews the effectiveness of global environmental strategies. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Carbon emissions
Carbon emissions This free online course is an introduction to carbon emissions. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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The 1997 Kyoto conference
The 1997 Kyoto conference This free online course reviews the 1997 Kyoto conference. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 3 )
How are organisations responding to global environmental issues?
How are organisations responding to global environmental issues? This free online course covers how organisations such as Greenpeace and World Wide Fund for Nature are responding to global environmental issues. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
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Assessment
Assessment
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    XSIQ

  • Video

    Yes

  • Audio

    Yes

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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