This lesson is one week in length. Please refer to the Calendar in Canvas for specific time frames and due dates. To finish this lesson, you must complete the activities listed below. You may find it useful to print this page out first so that you can follow along with the directions.
|1||Read the Lesson 1 online lecture notes.||The lecture notes can be accessed by clicking on the Lesson 1: Foundations of Cultural Geography link in the Lessons menu on this page.|
Cresswell, T. (2004). Introduction: Defining place. In Place: A short introduction (pp. 1-14). Blackwell.
Massey, D. (1991). A global sense of place. In Space, place, and gender (pp. 146-156). University of Minnesota Press.
Mitchell, D. (1995). There's no such thing as culture: Towards a reconceptualization of the idea of culture in geography. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 20 (1), 102-116.
Thrift, N. (2003). Space: The fundamental stuff of geography. In S. Holloway, S. P. Rice, and G. Valentie (Eds.), Key concepts in geography (pp. 95-107). Sage.
Note: Registered students can access the readings in Canvas by clicking on the Library Resources link.
Cresswell, T. (2004). Place: A short introduction. Blackwell.
Herod, A. (2009). Scale: The global and the local. In N. J. Clifford, S. L. Holloway, S. P. Rice, and G. Valentine (Eds.), Key concepts in geography (2nd ed., pp. 215-235). Sage.
Marston, S. A, Jones, J. P., III, and Woodward, K. (2005). Human geography without scale. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 30 (4), 416-432.
U.S. Geological Survey. (2002). Map scales: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 015–02. Available only online from the USGS website.
Note: Penn State students should be able to access the optional readings though the Penn State Libraries. (Penn State Access ID login required.)
|4||Submit your ArcGIS Online Login screen capture.||Submit a screen capture of your Penn State ArcGIS Online home page to the Lesson 1 ArcGIS Online Login dropbox in Canvas. Instructions can be found on the 1.10 Introduction to ArcGIS Online and StoryMaps page of this lesson.|
|5||Complete the Lesson 1 Discussion Forum.||
Post your answer to the Lesson 1 Discussion Forum in Canvas and comment on classmates' responses. You can find the prompt for the assignment in the Lesson 1 Discussion Forum in the Lesson 1: Foundations of Cultural Geography module in Canvas.
Your original post is due Sunday night and your appraisal of your classmates' posts is due by the following Tuesday night.
|6||Complete the Lesson 1 StoryMaps Exercise.||
Instructions for the StoryMaps Exercise can be found on the 1.11 ArcGIS Online StoryMap Exercise page of this lesson. Submit your assignment to the Lesson 1 StoryMaps Exercise dropbox in the Lesson 1: Foundations of Cultural Geography module in Canvas.
Note: Please refer to the Calendar in Canvas for specific time frames and due dates.