Global patterns of resources, population, culture, and economic systems. Factors contributing to these patterns and distinctions between the technologically advanced and less advanced regions of the world. This course will be taught 95% or more online. Each topic has a dedicated module consisting of a PPT file of lecture notes, a recorded teaching video, a quiz, and a checklist of items to be completed. Each student is expected to have a computer running a Windows operating system or a Macintosh platform that allows the use of interactive technology and internet access. Students will use the eLC software available after registration.