Dr. Michael G. Noll

 

Syllabi, Lecture Outlines, and Other Materials

 


 

Introduction to Human Geography (GEOG 1101):

    

    →    Syllabus: Section A

 

            (Note: A copy of your textbook is on reserve at Odum Library.)

 

    →    PowerPoint Lecture Outlines:

 

            This is Geography, Population and Health, Migration, Religions, Ethnicities, Political Geography, Food and Agriculture

 

            (Tip: Print lectures out as "hand-outs", with three slides on each page.)

 

   →    Documentaries & Materials:

 

            The Eleventh Hour, Before the Flood, Plan Colombia

            Why We Fight (trailer) & War Made Easy

            Palestine Is Still The Issue, Iran-Saudi Proxy Struggles

            Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land

            Islam: Empire of Faith, Inside Mecca

            Globalization: New Rulers of the World

            Vietnam and Agent Orange, Ghosts of Rwanda

            Jimmy Carter's View on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

            The 50 Years Conflict: Israel and the Arabs

            George Galloway vs. US Senate (5-17-05)

            MLK: "Why I am opposed to the War in Vietnam"

            Spread of Religion, Human Migration, Spread of European Languages

 

    →    Final Exam: Tuesday, May 2, 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM, 2075 Nevins Hall

 

    →    What do you need on your exams to get what final grade?

 

 

World Regional Geography (GEOG 1102):

 

    →    Syllabus: Section B 

 

           (Note: A copy of your textbook is on reserve at Odum Library.)

 

    →    PowerPoint Lecture Outlines:

 

            Introduction, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Southeast Asia

 

            (Tip: Print lectures out as "hand-outs", with three slides on each page.)

 

    →    Documentaries & Materials:

 

            The Eleventh Hour, Before the Flood, Plan Colombia

            Why We Fight (trailer) & War Made Easy

            Palestine Is Still The Issue, Iran-Saudi Proxy Struggles

            Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land

            Islam: Empire of Faith, Inside Mecca

            Globalization: New Rulers of the World

            Vietnam and Agent Orange

            Jimmy Carter's View on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

            The 50 Years Conflict: Israel and the Arabs

            George Galloway vs. US Senate (5-17-05)

            MLK: "Why I am opposed to the War in Vietnam"

            Spread of Religion, Human Migration, Spread of European Languages

 

    →    Place Name Lists

 

    →    Maps: Latin America, Europe, Middle East, South & Southeast Asia

 

    →    Final Exam: Wednesday, May 3, 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM, 2075 Nevins Hall

  

            → Studying for your exams? (Sample questions from past exams.)

 

            → What do you need on your exams to get what final grade?

 

 

Cultural Geography (GEOG 3410):

 

    →    Syllabus: Section A

 

           (Note: A copy of your textbook is on reserve at Odum Library.)

 

    →    PowerPoint Lecture Outlines:

 

            Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4, Chapter 6, Chapter 7 

 

            (Tip: Print lectures out as "hand-outs", with three slides on each page.)

 

    →    articles: - infanticide in India, Germany fights population drop

 

    →    documentary: Baraka (in flv format)

 

    →    Place Name Lists (Use the correct one!)

 

    →    Maps: Latin America, Europe, Middle East, South & Southeast Asia

 

    →    Examples of Term Papers: HIV/AIDS, Kudzu, Cajun Cuisine (Check them out!)

 

    →    Common Citation Styles for Research Papers: APA-Style, MLA-Style, Chicago-Style

   

            useful citation engine: "Citation Machine"

 

    →    Final Exam: Tuesday, May 2, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM, 2075 Nevins Hall

 

            → Studying for your exams? (Sample questions from past exams.)

 

            → What do you need on your exams to get what final grade?

 

 

Geography of the Middle East (GEOG 3920):

 

    →    Syllabus: Section A

 

            (Note: A copy of your textbook is on reserve at Odum Library.)

 

    →     PowerPoint Lecture Outlines:

 

             Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4

 

        Focus: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Palestine is Still the Issue), Netanyahu at War, Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land, A New Beginning?

 

        Focus: Iraq (Uncovered: The War on Iraq), Losing Iraq

 

        Focus: Iran (The Green Wave)

 

        Focus: Turkey (Mustafa Kemal Ataturk) 

 

        Focus: Saudi Arabia (Saudi Arabia Uncovered) 

 

    →     Focus: Syria (Syria - Behind the Lines)

 

        Focus: Arab Spring (Uncertain Future, Struggles and Successes, The Arab Spring - Where do we go from here?)

 

        Focus: Islamic Fundamentalism and ISIS (The Rise of ISIS, ISIS destroys monuments)

 

    →     Articles: Interview with Tari Ali, Punishing Palestinians, Iran-Saudi Proxy Struggles

 

    →     Timelines: Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen

 

    →     Other documentaries & clips:

 

             Pax Americana, The Israel Lobby, Palestine-Israel 101, The War You Don't See, Why We Fight (trailer)

             Inside Iran, The Last Shah, Islam: Empire of Faith, Inside Mecca, Israeli Airstrike on Hezbollah

             BBC: Blood and Oil, The Middle East during World War I, Rafsanjani's Death, Next Supreme Leader of Iran?

             Winning a War of Ideas, Pope uses term Armenian "genocide", oppressing women, Reza Aslan interview

             Why the Arabs were defeated

                          

    →     Final ExamMay 2 (take-home exam, handed out on April 26, is due in my office at 9am!)

 

    →     What do you need on your exams to get what final grade?

 

 

Extra Materials:

Outfoxed, Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price, Memorial Day, Eating,

photo projects, Collateral ?, plate tectonics, Sandstorm in Saudi Arabia,

Cultural Difference, Scriptures, I vs. C, End of America (Naomi Wolf),

Christian Paradox, The Price of Silence, Hey World - Don't Give Up, Beautiful Occupation

Pictures of the Tsunami near Fukushima, The Dictator on Democracy,

German language compared to other languages, Do You Speak American (Episode 2),

Who Sounds Gay?, 5-Minute-History-of Syria's-War & ISIS, Reza Aslan on the Islam

US Navy vs. Lighthouse, I am NOT black, hoodie, substitute teacher, Higher Ground,

How the Arab World Came Apart, Man, The Scarecrow, Alfred Wegener Song,

Global Warming Questions, Answers about the Hajj, Widows who Can't Return,

The Geologists are Coming, Attack on Aid Convoy in Syria. Whose Europe is it now?

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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