Geography Economic

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3. Lab Assignment 3: Development Videos and Discussion – 5%
For this assignment you are to choose an international development issue related to economic geography and find a video online that represent the issue. You should try to use video(s) that originate close to, and that are produced by, the people of the area and issue in question. You should avoid high budget and generic videos produced by large charities or institutions. Your video should be no more than 5 minutes in length. You can do a mash up of videos but they cannot exceed 5 minutes total (including transition time). You must also prepare 2 discussion generating questions related to your topic that you will pose to the class after they see your video.
4. Lab Assignment 4: Contemporary Issues in Economic Geography – 5%
In this assignment you will provide an analysis of an emerging and/or ongoing economic geographical issue in the world using newspaper or magazine articles. Your paper should recount the development of the issue, describing its economic, historical, and social roots. Based on your research and analysis, your paper should make a prediction about how your chosen issue will evolve over the short, medium, and long term. It should also discuss some of the reasons why your prediction may prove wrong.
Inspiration for this assignment will stem from newspaper reviews with the instructor on Wednesdays.
This assignment may be done with a partner, should be 500-750 words in length