Ingolf Vogeler email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Americans spend more each year on "beauty" ($160 billion) than they do on education (2002).
More people file for bankruptcy than graduate from college (2003).
Almost 33 percent of students do not take courses that involve more than 40 pages of reading in one semester (2012) -- not this course!
43 percent of all grades at four-year universities are A, an increase of 28 percent since 1960 -- not this course!
Grade point averages increased from 2.52 in the 1950s to 3.11 in 2006 -- not this course!
This course is not about what you know, but about being excited about the things you don't know!
|Competency Test -- take in the first week of the semester|
|Course Objectives and Responsibilities|
Lecture Topics and Assignments:
|Assignments: Project#1 and Project#2|
|Tour of the Third World|
Tour of Western Europe
Tour of U.S. Agriculture
check after each test or project
What on Earth? Learn the location of countries, amazing geographical facts, and see the world differently.
Do you really, really want to learn?
How to take multiple-choice tests and to write
Dead grandmothers and tests | Critical thinking skills | The virtue of difficult tasks
|What do students think of this course? Student Evaluations of Vogeler's Geography 111|
Be sure to relate the learning in this course to the goals of the UWEC baccalaureate degree.
UWEC wants you to know: "Any student who has a disability and is in need of classroom accommodations,
contact the Services for Students with Disabilities Office in Old Library 2136 at the beginning of the semester."
"I consider any academic misconduct in this course as a serious offense, and I will pursue the strongest possible academic penalties for such behavior.The disciplinary procedures and penalties for academic misconduct are described in the UW-Eau Claire Student Services and Standards Handbook (http://www.uwec.edu/sdd/publications.htm) in Chapter UWS 14—Student Academic Disciplinary Procedures.”