Study Guide – GPY 306: Locational Analysis Olayiwola, A. M. Ph. D. 1. Course Information General Information:
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Olayiwola, A. M. Ph. D.
1. Course Information
Credit points: 3 units
Year: 300 level
About the Course
2. Introduction to the Course
You are welcomed to GPY 306. This is an online course that runs in the distance learning mode. It is a compulsory course opened to all students in the Department of Geography. It is a 3-credit course that will require 45 hours of interaction among teachers and learners for the period of the course.
Location of socio-economic activities has become an integral part of economic geography, regional science, and spatial economics. Locational analysis addresses the questions of what economic activities are located where and why.
This course will help you gain insight into location behaviour of socio-economic services
The aim of this course is to introduce learners to the location behaviour of socio-economic activities
3. Learning Objectives
location to the distribution and spatial structure
of Nigerian manufacturing activities
of socio-economic activities.
4. Symbols and Acronyms
5. Taking the Course
Learners must participate in 75% of the chat/forum to qualify for the exam to qualify for the final examination
Taking the practice test improves your chances of success in the course
Tutor-marked assignment accounts for ____% of the final grade for the course, so submit promptly!
6. How to prepare for the final examination for this course
7. Prerequisites for Examination
8. Preparatory Questions
After each question, the answer should immediately follow along with an explanation on why that answer is the correct answer.
Distribution and spacing of Nigerian urban centres can be likened to Walter Christaller’s Central Place Theory – True or False _______
a. Assignment: individual term papers, group reports: (20%).
a. This comprises 120 multiple choice objective questions. (60%)
10. Guidelines for Written AssignmentsGlossary
11. Index / Tagging