Course:GEOG352/Projects/Will's Sample Project

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A short introduction on the theme and why it is important in the context of the course. Introduce the city you plan to use as your case study. (300 words)

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La Paz, Bolivia

Overview

A detailed overview of urban issue/theme you selected (600 words)

  • What is the issue/theme? Define the issue/theme.
  • Why is this issue/theme important in general and for specifically for your city?
  • What is the scale and scope of this particular issue/theme?
  • Is it a global phenomenon or a local one?

Case Study of Theme/Issue

A detailed case study of the city experiencing/relating to the issue/theme (1000 words)

  • Why is this issue/theme specifically relevant in this city? I suggest dividing into sections based on your chosen theme and city. Suggestions:
  • Problems/situations/solutions experienced by the urban population as related to the issue/theme
  • How is the urban population of your city directly or indirectly affected by the selected issue/theme?
  • Evidence of this

Lessons Learned

•Lessons learned applicable to other urban contexts (300 words)

References

Note: Before writing your wiki article on the UBC Wiki, it may be helpful to review the tips in Wikipedia: Writing better articles.[1] (Note that - if you look on the edit screen for this page when you are logged in - you will also see this as an example of how to create a reference!)

  • You must use at least 5 academic sources for your blog but are welcome to use more
  • Please use websites, videos, podcasts but ensure they are from a reliable sources and include a citation
  • All material used should be cited at the bottom of the relevant page
  • Please use Harvard referencing system http://www.citethisforme.com/harvard-referencing[2]

Reference List

  1. En.wikipedia.org. (2018). Writing better articles. [online] Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Writing_better_articles [Accessed 18 Jan. 2018].
  2. Cite This For Me. (2018). Save Time and Improve your Marks with CiteThisForMe, The No. 1 Citation Tool. [online] Available at: http://www.citethisforme.com/harvard-referencing [Accessed 18 Jan. 2018].


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