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Ap Human Geography

Next Airing: Fri, Sep 24th, 2021 at 11:01 AM on UEN-TV

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This series of nine programs is an engaging, teacher-centered, and Standards-based course in "Advanced Placement Human Geography". Each video is hosted by Professor Alexander B. Murphy and features in depth interviews with acclaimed human geographers, state of art graphics, HD video from around the world presenting discussions and demonstrations of key APHG concepts, skills, issues, and case studies.


  • Population Distribution and Migration

    Human population, its location and concentration, is the fundamental factor in all cultural and economic development, past, present, and future. In this program, Dr. Murphy focuses on how population distribution has changed over time, and why.

    Next Airing: Fri, Sep 24th, 2021 at 11:01 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:22
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2026
  • Understanding Human Culture

    Humans are among the most social animals on the planet. We need a shared system of language, beliefs, norms and values to survive and mature from birth to adulthood. In short, everybody needs a culture. In this program, Dr. Murphy shows us how geography helps us make sense of the diverse cultural and religious landscape.

    Next Airing: Fri, Sep 24th, 2021 at 11:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:38
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2026
  • Political Boundaries

    One of the most important subjects in human geography is the relationship between political power, people, and space or territory. Dr. Murphy guides us through the understanding of how political power has evolved and moved across the landscape. This understanding is one of the keys to confronting social and economic challenges.

    Next Airing: Fri, Oct 1st, 2021 at 11:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:06
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2026
  • Agriculture and Rural Land Use

    As the human population has grown to over 7 billion people, nothing has had to change more than the geography of agriculture. Incredibly, over 40 percent of the Earth's land is now given over to agriculture. In this program, Dr. Murphy takes the viewer through the geography of the first, second, and green agricultural revolutions.

    Next Airing: Fri, Oct 1st, 2021 at 11:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:49
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2026
  • Industrialization and Economic Development

    Economic growth, wealth creation, outsourcing, economic inequality, resource distribution, and the uneven penetration of the global economy are all phenomena that have a strong geographic base. Dr. Murphy reviews how human geography can help make sense of the economic world.

    Next Airing: Fri, Oct 8th, 2021 at 11:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:04
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2026
  • Cities and Urban Land Use

    In the 21st century, more than half of humanity lives in urban areas. We are becoming a world of cities -- many of them global cities. Where are cities located, how are they organized, and what are they like is the topic of this program. Dr. Murphy shows us how making sense of this great diversity in urban landscapes is one of human geography's major jobs.

    Next Airing: Fri, Oct 8th, 2021 at 11:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:47
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2026
  • Confronting Future Challenges

    The planet's surface is being reorganized and reshaped at a scale never before seen. The cause of this change is human activity itself. Not only is the physical landscape changing but so too is the human landscape. PEOPLE, RESOURCES, ENERGY, CAPITAL, and INFORMATION are moving from place to place at an ever-accelerating rate. In this final program, Dr. Murphy shows us how seeing the world spatially is a key to making sense of what lies ahead.

    Length: 00:29:02
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2026
  • Portraying The Earth

    Prof. Alec Murphy lays the foundation for all of geography: mapping and other representations of planet Earth . The program presents the history of portraying the Earth from the earliest maps of ancient Greece, to topographic maps, to satellite representations, to the 21st century computer-based Geographical Information Systems. The program includes a visit to the U.S. Geological Survey, the institution that has served as America's center for mapmaking for the past 150 years.

    Length: 00:27:05
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2026
  • The Tools of Human Geography

    This program introduces the techniques and tools human geographers have developed for understanding the ever-changing human landscape. Dr. Murphy utilizes leading experts in human geography to define the scope and importance of the subject.

    Length: 00:28:32
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2026



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