Study Skills for Geography Earth and Environmental Science Students

Author: Pauline E Kneale
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 144414961X
Format: PDF, Docs
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There are moments in everyone's degree when you are expected to do something unfamiliar and daunting - present a seminar, go on a fieldtrip, create a wiki page, lead a lab team - and how to do it or what to expect is unclear. Studying at university requires a different approach from studying at school and this book explains this transition. Packed with practical hints, study tips, short cuts, real-life examples and careers advice, this book will prove invaluable throughout your geography, earth science or environmental science degree. Designed for all geography, earth science and environmental science students, this book provides guidance on: time management and effective research constructing essays and creating arguments giving presentations confidently undertaking fieldwork and laboratory work avoiding plagiarism and citing references correctly using e-technologies such as blogs and your university's VLE online assessment and peer feedback. This guide also explains the role of the academic and how it differs from that of a school teacher, and prepares you for the world of work by showing how the skills you learn at university today can be used in your career choice of tomorrow.

Key Methods in Geography

Author: Nicholas Clifford
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473908965
Format: PDF, ePub
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"Practical, accessible, careful and interesting, this...revised volume brings the subject up-to-date and explains, in bite sized chunks, the "how's" and "why's" of modern day geographical study...[It] brings together physical and human approaches again in a new synthesis." - Danny Dorling, Professor of Geography, University of Oxford Key Methods in Geography is the perfect introductory companion, providing an overview of qualitative and quantitative methods for human and physical geography. New to the third edition: 12 new chapters representing emerging themes including online, virtual and digital geographical methods Real-life case study examples Summaries and exercises for each chapter Free online access to full text of Progress in Human Geography and Progress in Physical Geography Progress Reports The teaching of research methods is integral to all geography courses: Key Methods in Geography, 3rd Edition explains all of the key methods with which geography undergraduates must be conversant.

Your Human Geography Dissertation

Author: Kimberley Peters
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473933552
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A concise, flexible and wonderfully written textbook which supports undergraduate geography students throughout the stressful dissertation process. Divided into three sections - Designing, Doing and Delivering – it is a complete overview of the key skills needed to prepare, research, and write a successful dissertation.

Study Skills for Geography Students

Author: Pauline E. Kneale
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780340810316
Format: PDF, Docs
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There are moments in nearly everyone's degree when one has to do something - lead a seminar, go on a fieldtrip, cite references, think through arguments - but how to do it or what to expect is unclear. Studying at university requires a slightly different approach to studying at school and if you are uncertain about what is required, this is the book for you. Packed with practical hints, study tips, short cuts and examples, this book is designed to help you throughout your degree. Designed for all geography students, this guide delves into coping with conflicting time commitments, constructing essays, presentations with posters and in class, managing different styles of assessment, dissertations, tutorial activities, discussion and debate, and much, much more. Updated and revised throughout, this new edition contains a new chapter on Careers and CVs, showing how geography can help you develop skills of use to future employers.

Edexcel A level Geography Book 1 Third Edition

Author: Cameron Dunn
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1471856011
Format: PDF, ePub
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Endorsed for Edexcel. Trust the leading A level Geography publisher to boost your students' geographical knowledge and skills with a fully updated edition of our bestselling Student's Book; designed to provide the in-depth subject coverage, developmental activities and exam support you need at a time of curriculum change. - Helps students acquire, apply and revise core knowledge using clear explanations of key geographical content and concepts - Progressively builds the geographical and data skills emphasised in the 2016 specification by offering plenty of opportunities to learn and practise relevant skills for each topic - Brings geographical theory to life with a bank of engaging, up-to-date case studies, examples and place contexts - Consolidates topic knowledge and enables students to track their learning with review questions at the end of each chapter - Prepares students for the demands of AS and A level examinations by including numerous exam-style questions, ideal for skills development and rolling revision throughout the course - Makes it easier for you to meet the increased fieldwork requirements, suggesting topic-focused enquiries for both physical and human geography

OCR GCSE 9 1 Geography B Geography for Enquiring Minds

Author: Alan Parkinson
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 147185261X
Format: PDF
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Exam Board: OCR Level: GCSE Subject: Geography First Teaching: September 2016 First Exam: June 2018 An OCR endorsed textbook Build your students' subject knowledge and cross-disciplinary enquiry skills with this modern, topic-based approach, brought to life through clear explanations and skills-focused activities that are tailored to the new assessment requirements; produced by one of the leading Geography publishers and OCR's Publishing Partner for Geography. - Maps the content against the reformed specification, providing an easy-to-follow teaching pathway designed by an author team of experienced teachers and examiners - Equips students with the subject knowledge and up-to-date case study examples they need to maximise their potential, with opportunities to undertake developmental activities for each topic - Offers you a whole-class solution to teaching the non-tiered papers with extension activities to stretch high achievers and scaffolded questions that support lower ability students - Embeds a focus on mathematical and statistical skills throughout by including opportunities to analyse a range of maps, graphs, GIS material and data sources - Prepares students to approach assessment confidently with practice questions of varying difficulty and handy tips for successfully answering enquiry questions - Highlights possible fieldwork projects and contains guidance on carrying out fieldwork, making it easier to integrate practical and theoretical learning

OCR A Level Geography Second Edition

Author: Michael Raw
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1471859045
Format: PDF, Kindle
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An OCR endorsed textbook Help your students develop deep subject knowledge and high-level geographical skills with comprehensive coverage, stimulating activities and assessment support for all compulsory and optional topics; produced by the leading A Level Geography publisher and OCR's Publishing Partner for Geography. - Guides you and your students through the 2016 specification with clear explanations of the content and concepts, brought to life through examples and up-to-date case studies - Encourages students of all abilities to apply and improve their theoretical understanding through skills-focused activities based on a variety of textual, data and visual sources - Consolidates topic knowledge and aids self-assessment with review questions at the end of each chapter - Enables high-achieving students to target the top grades through suitably challenging extension material and activities - Teaches students how to approach assessments with confidence, providing opportunities to work through practice questions on every topic - Outlines relevant human and physical geography fieldwork projects throughout the text that meet the changed fieldwork assessment requirements

OCR GCSE 9 1 Geography A Geographical Themes

Author: Alan Parkinson
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1471852571
Format: PDF, ePub
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An OCR endorsed textbook Instil a broad understanding of UK and global geographical issues using the clear explanations and skills-focused activities in this thematic study guide; tailored to the new assessment requirements and produced by one of the leading Geography publishers and OCR's Publishing Partner for Geography. - Maps the content against the reformed specification, providing an easy-to-follow teaching pathway designed by an author team of experienced teachers and examiners - Equips students with the subject knowledge and up-to-date case study examples they need to maximise their potential, with opportunities to undertake developmental activities for each theme - Offers you a whole-class solution to teaching the non-tiered papers with extension activities to stretch high achievers and scaffolded questions that support lower-ability students - Embeds a focus on mathematical and statistical skills throughout by including opportunities to analyse a range of maps, graphs, GIS material and data sources - Prepares students to approach assessment confidently with practice questions of varying difficulty and handy tips for writing successful answers - Highlights possible fieldwork projects and contains guidance on carrying out fieldwork, making it easier to integrate practical and theoretical learning

OCR A2 Geography Student Unit Guide Unit F763 Global Issues

Author: Michael Raw
Publisher: Philip Allan
ISBN: 1444171615
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Written by senior examiners, Michael Raw and Peter Stiff, this OCR A2 Geography Student Unit Guide is the essential study companion for Unit F763: Global Issues. This full-colour book includes all you need to know to prepare for your unit exam: Clear guidance on the content of the unit, with topic summaries, knowledge check questions and a quick-reference index Examiner's advice throughout, so you will know what to expect in the exam and will be able to demonstrate the skills required Exam-style questions, with graded student responses, so you can see clearly what is required to get a better grade

Global Environmental Issues

Author: Frances Harris
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470684704
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This new edition of a popular book looks at global environmental problems as complex issues with a network of causes. In addition to discussing the main biophysical causes, the book highlights the environmental and social impact of scientific developments, and examines how socio-economic and political factors affect the use of land and resources.