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 2 online lecture notes.||The lecture notes can be accessed by clicking on the Lesson 2: Cultural Geography, Intelligence, and Security link in the Lessons menu on this page.|
Medina, R. M. (2016). From anthropology to human geography: Human terrain and the evolution of operational sociocultural understanding. Intelligence and National Security, 31(2), 137-153.
Pawinski, M. (2018). Going beyond human terrain system: Exploring ethical dilemmas. Journal of Military Ethics, 17(2-3), 122-139.
Price, B. R. (2017). Human terrain at the crossroads. Joint Force Quarterly, 87(4), 69-75.
Wainwright, J. D. (2016). The U.S. military and human geography: Reflections on our conjuncture. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 106(2), 513-520.
Meyerle, J., Katt, M., and Gavrilis, J. (2012). Vignette 2: U.S. Marine Battalion, Nawa, Helmand 2009. In J. Meyerle, M. Katt, and J. Gavrilis (Eds.), On the ground in Afghanistan: Counterinsurgency in practice (pp. 37-51). Marine Corps University Press.
Note: Registered students can access the readings in Canvas by clicking on the Library Resources link.
|3||Complete the Lesson 2 Team Debate.||Instructions for the team debate can be found on the 2.8 Team Debate Exercise page of this lesson. You can find the prompt for the Lesson 2 Team Debate in the Lesson 2: Cultural Geography, Intelligence, and Security module in Canvas.|
|4||Complete your Research Project Topic.||Submit your research project proposal and associated information to the Lesson 2 Research Project Topic dropbox in the Lesson 2: Cultural Geography, Intelligence, and Security module in Canvas. The dropbox contains the information you will need to complete the assignment.|
Note: Please refer to the Calendar in Canvas for specific time frames and due dates.