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WMGT 135
Cultures of Water


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Explore the history of the Pacific Northwest relationship between people and water. Topics include different cultural views of water, from tribal, agricultural, municipal, recreational and transportation entities. State and Federal environmental policies affecting water will be analyzed. The evolution of Native American culture and the effects of water on the culture will also be examined.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Respect differing views in regards to a subject.
  • Gain an understanding in why cultures view the same subject differently.
  • Identify commonalities within differing views.
  • Gain an understanding of how policy (Fed, State, Local) can dictate views.
  • Summarize, orally and in writing, essential concepts in the relationships of regional cultures of water.
  • Understand and use technical vocabulary in speech and writing.
  • Write clear, correct, and complete reports on topics related to the cultures of water.
  • Orally communicate knowledge of the material of the course with confidence and effectiveness.
  • Understand and practice methods of conflict resolution in both personal and global contexts.

  • Course Topics
  • Personal view, before: 10%
  • Agriculture: 10%
  • Economic, Transportation: 10%
  • Economic, Hydropower: 10%
  • Economic, Industrial, Recreational: 10%
  • Municipal, Domestic: 10%
  • Legal, Regulatory: 10%
  • Native American: 10%
  • Environmental, Scientific: 10%
  • Final Paper Personal View, after: 10%

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    WMGT 135
    Fall 2012
    1304
    Melissa Holecek
    WMGT 135
    Fall 2010
    1304
    Gerald Anhorn
    WMGT 135
    Fall 2010
    5603
    Gerald Anhorn
    WMGT 135
    Fall 2009
    5603
    Gerald Anhorn
    WMGT 135
    Fall 2008
    1304
    Gerald Anhorn


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.