The Geography of Disasters
CLASS SESSION BEGINS: Monday, January 13, 2014
On-Campus Sessions/Orientation Information:
There will be an introductory in-person meeting on January 13th at 6:45 pm. Students may attend this meeting in Swearingen Engineering Center, Room 2A11. Students may participate live, online or view at a later time. All other lectures and content will be delivered via Blackboard.
Video Streaming Assistance:
Information on technical requirements and getting started with video streaming is available online.
Course Delivery Type: Web: A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc.
Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.
(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).
Credit: 3 semester hours of undergraduate credit
Instructor: Melanie Gall
Undergraduate Bulletin Course Description: The study of disasters, their triggering mechanisms (natural, human, technological), their spatial distributions from local to global scales, and associated human responses.
Information is accurate as of
August 21, 2014, 10:04 am
(Subject to change)
Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.