This weblog is designed to support students taking GEOG 340 (World Regions in Global Context).

The course is 100% online, and the course site that contains lectures, discussion fora, exams, etc., can be accessed by registered students via Learn@UW.

Here is the My Course Guide summary:

Geography 340 (World Regions in Global Context), 3 cr

Course Description: Survey of development and change within each of the world’s regions (e.g., Africa, Southeast Asia). Attention devoted to environment and society; history, economy, and demographic change; culture and politics; future challenges; key actors. Online course.

Pre-Reqs: Sophomore standing; Open to freshmen with consent of instructor

Level: Intermediate
Social Science
L&S Credit Type: 
Open to 1st Year

Please click here to download the Fall 2016 syllabus and schedule. The Spring 2017 version of this course will be very similar, though some elements of the course (especially the Q&A podcasts with students and alumni studying or working in various world regions).

Please contact the Department’s Undergraduate Advisor (Joel Gruley <>) if you are a first year student and are seeking direct admission to the course. And please contact Kris Olds <> if you ever need any form of information about the course!

Paris, August 2012