Free Online Geography Courses from Top Universities

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Here are 3 online Geography courses offered free by top universities including UC Berkeley, Capilano University and Open University.
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1. Canada: A Nation of Regions - Capilano University

This course explores various regions in Canada. Course topics include issues pertinent to each region.

Course FeatureResult for Home User
Degree LevelUndergraduate
Lectures, Notes or Reading Lists?Yes
Labs and Assignments?Yes
Tests or Quizzes with Solutions?No
Video Lectures?No
Podcast of Course?No
Audio for Course?No
Downloadable Materials?Yes

LearningPath.org Course Grade (1 worst - 10 best)

Quality of Content Usability for Home User Overall Grade
8 8 8

2. Climate Change: Island Life in a Volatile World - Open University

This course uses climate change to show how places and people are linked regardless of their location in the world. Course presents examples of environmental change on Pacific Islands. Course is 15 hours in length.

Course FeatureResult for Home User
Degree LevelUndergraduate
Lectures, Notes or Reading Lists?No
Labs and Assignments?Yes
Tests or Quizzes with Solutions?No
Video Lectures?No
Podcast of Course?No
Audio for Course?No
Downloadable Materials?Yes

LearningPath.org Course Grade (1 worst - 10 best)

Quality of Content Usability for Home User Overall Grade
8 8 8

3. Why Maps are Made - Open University

A historical analysis of maps. Students learn to read and evaluate maps. Eight-hour cartography course.

Course FeatureResult for Home User
Degree LevelUndergraduate
Lectures, Notes or Reading Lists?No
Labs and Assignments?Yes
Tests or Quizzes with Solutions?No
Video Lectures?No
Podcast of Course?No
Audio for Course?No
Downloadable Materials?Yes

LearningPath.org Course Grade (1 worst - 10 best)

Quality of Content Usability for Home User Overall Grade
7 8 7.5

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Saint Leo University

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Brenau University

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