UW Discovery Seminar (Early Fall Start 2005)
195 Where is
Instructor: Prof. Kam Wing Chan, Smith 424; Phone: 543-6994; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Webpage: http://faculty.washington.edu/kwchan/. Office hours: M 1:00-2:00 or by appointment.
Course website: http://courses.washington.edu/chinageo/195/
course takes students on a geographic exploration of the country through a
multi-scalar and multi-media study of several social and economic issues that
have drawn world attention. Those issues will be examined in the context of
1. National: “Who will feed
2. Regional: the coast versus the inland
3. Local (and global): the Pearl River Delta
4. The “periphery”: Hong Kong, and
Students are expected to follow assigned weekly readings, which will be available online.
Three assignments (30%), one short paper (20%), two quizzes (30%), attendance and participation in class (20%).