Human and Regional Geography University of Tsukuba
This course introduces subjects and fundamentals of the human and regional geography by presenting actual examples of Japan and other regions of the world. Following the introduction of basic concepts of human geography, features of various regions will be explained from viewpoints of rural, urban, commercial, political, religious, recreational and ethic geographies.
To enhance knowledge and understanding about the concepts of human and regional geography through case studies.
This course uses a large number of illustrations to stimulate discussion and enhace knowledge and understanding.
Good curiousity about human and regional geography
Attendance (30%) and examination (70%)
Week 1: Introduction of human geography (Keisuke Matsui)Week 2: Commercial geography (J. Kaneko)Week 3: Population and urban geography (Y. Murayama)Week 4: Urban geography (J. Tsutsumi)Week 5: Rural geography (Y. Ichikawa)Week 6: Mid exam.Week 7: Watershed and People 1: Amazon River (Kenichi Matsui)Week 8: Watershed and People 2: Canada (Kenichi Matsui)Week 9: Watershed and People 3: Bangladesh & Vietnam (Kenichi Matsui)Week 10: Ocean and People 1: The Netherlands (Kenichi Matsui)Week 11: Ocean and People 2: Hokkaido & Okinawa (Kenichi Matsui)Week 12: Religious Landscapes and Protected Areas (Kenichi Matsui)Week 13: Religious Landscapes and Protected Areas (Kenichi Matsui)Week 14: Final exam
Online Course Requirement
Matsui Kenichi,Matsui Keisuke,Kubo Tomoko
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Contact person: Matsui Keisuke
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