Dr. Michael G. Noll
Valdosta State University

Download Area for Syllabi, Study Guides, and Other Materials

               World Regional Geography (GEOG 1102):

       → Syllabi: Section A / Section B


            (Note: Copies of your textbook are 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.)

       →  Watch documentaries online:

   The Eleventh Hour (trailer only)

   Plan Colombia

   Why We Fight

   Palestine Is Still The Issue

   Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land

   Islam: Empire of Faith

   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)

       →  Place Name Lists (Use the correct one.)


       →  Final Exam:


             Section A: May 8, Thursday, 10:15am - 12:15pm, 2075 Nevins Hall


             Section B: May 8, Thursday, 2:45pm - 4:45pm, 2075 Nevins Hall

   - For Final Exam watch: Globalization: New Rulers of the World

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


- What do you need on your exam(s) to get what final grade?


Cultural Geography (GEOG 3410 / 5410):


       →  Syllabus: Section A (3410)


         PowerPoint Lecture Outlines:

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


         articles: - infanticide in India, Germany fights population drop


         documentary: Baraka (in flv format)


Place Name Lists (Use the correct one!)


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


 Final Exam:

                Section A: May 7, Wednesday, 12:30pm - 2:30pm, 2075 Nevins Hall


              - For Final Exam watch: Stealing a Nation

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


                  - What do you need on your exam(s) and paper to get what final grade?


        Geopolitics and Ethnic Conflicts (PERS 2605):

Syllabus (Section A)


Assignments: Terms for Geopolitics and Ethnic Conflicts, Reflections on "Crash"


          - Timelines, Powerpoints, and Documentaries on selected topics and geopolitical/ethnic conflicts:


             - Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land, The War You Don't See

             - The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Palestine Is Still The Issue, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Profile

             - The Whole Truth About The Iraq War, Going to War With Iraq, Iraq Timeline

             - Russia in 21st Century Geopolitics: Crimea and the Ukraine, Chechnya, South Ossetia

             - The Arab Spring (ppt), Arab Uprisings, Brief History of Syria, Syria Timeline, Egypt Timeline

             - The Green Wave (Iran), Iran Timeline, Iran PPT

             - Darfur Crisis (The Devil Came on Horseback)

             - Rwanda and Burundi (The Ghosts of Rwanda)

             - The Monroe Doctrine and Latin America

             - Afghanistan and the Taliban

             - Vietnam

             - China, Tibet and the Dalai Lama


Extra Credit Project:


     Breaking Up Is Hard To Do (Due on April 30th / ONLY hand in pages 362-366, 388-393)        

          Different Perspectives from Around the World:

- BBC World News (global)    

- Al Jazeera News (global)

- Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (Middle East focus)      

                     Final Exam

                                   Section A: May 7, Wednesday, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, 1061 Nevins Hall


                                    - What do you need on your quizzes to get what final grade?




               Extra Materials:



                         What do YOU see?, Outfoxed, Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price,

                         Memorial Day, Intro Slideshow, Eating, Borders, Bumper stickers,

                         photo projects, Collateral ?, Glenn Beck, Fox News, plate tectonics

                         Sandstorm in Saudi Arabia, Cultural Difference, Scriptures, I vs. C

                         Lee Henderson Radio Show on Guns, The End of America (Naomi Wolf) 

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

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

                         The Christian Paradox



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