Tag Archives: Geography

April 10: Mapwalk of the Middle East in the Student Center

Join Dr. Stephen Cory for a Mapwalk of the Middle East on Thursday April 10 from 9-5:30 in the Student Center Atrium.  Stop by for a stroll on your way to class or linger all day in Saudi Arabia!  Tweet @SocStudiesatCSU your experiences and even selfies from the map with the #CSUMapwalk tag. 

Mapwalk Journeys: European Tour

Our final student reflection features a European tour.  Geography student Kelly Zippay demonstrates that the mapwalk can provide an alternative perspective even, and perhaps more so, for places with which we feel familiar. A European Tour This past Friday, I went on a tour of Europe.  During my tour, I visited eleven places throughout the […]

Mapwalk Journeys: The Silk Road

In this reflection Geography student Bill Lambrinoydis shares his experience walking the historical path of the Silk Road trade routes. He did a nice job observing the geographic features and recognizing changes in altitude and terrain. Bill Lambrinoydis: A Journey I would like to share with everyone an imaginary journey that I have written for […]

Mapwalk Journeys: Aboriginal Australians

Our first map walk reflection is by Intro to Geography student Tarchelle (J.B.) Anderson.  J.B. took her curiosity about the experiences of native Australians to a new level by examining Australian terrain on the maps. Two days before the Map Walk I was watching a show on the National Geographic Channel about the aboriginal people […]

Mapwalking in CSU’s Woodling Gym

A CSU Tradition Each year Professor Stephen Cory reserves the Woodling Gym and carefully lays out over 500 tactical pilotage charts which make up a world map the size of basketball court.  He started this tradition for his courses on the Middle East, realizing that many students did not have basic geographic knowledge of the […]

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