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Study Skills for Geography Students: A Practical Guide 2nd Edition By Pauline E. Kneale

Study Skills for Geography Students: A Practical Guide 2nd Edition
by Pauline E. Kneale

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Packed with practical hints, study tips, short cuts and examples, this book is designed to help you throughout your degree. Designed for the geography students, it delves into coping with conflicting time commitments, constructing essays, presentations with posters and in class, managing different styles of assessment, dissertations, and more.
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Study Skills for Geography Students: A Practical Guide 2nd Edition Summary


Study Skills for Geography Students: A Practical Guide 2nd Edition by Pauline E. Kneale

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.

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Study Skills for Geography Students: A Practical Guide 2nd Edition Reviews


'Kneale's guide provides a useful and imaginative guide to good practice in the skills required for geographical learning whilst recognizing the individuality of student learning experiences. Its style is refreshing, combining serious points with light relief.'
Lindsay McEwan, AREA

About Pauline E. Kneale


Pauline Kneale is Professor of Pedagogy and Enterprise and Director of The Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Plymouth, UK.

Table of Contents


1.Where are the skills in geography?
2.Reflection skills, reviewing and evaluating, adding value to your degree
3.Maximising free time
4.Library and electronic resources
5.Effective reading
6.Making effective notes
7.Thinking
8.Constructing an argument
9.Listening
10.Oral presentation
11.Discussion
12.Effective essay skills
13.Researching and writing in teams
14.Acknowledging references and other sources
15.Writing practical reports
16.Reviewing a book
17.Abstracts and executive summaries
18.Dissertations
19.Revision skills
20.Examinations
21.Fieldclasses and Fieldwork
22.Presenting geographical information: field sketches, sketch maps, sketch plans, tables and graphs, web pages
23.Posters and stands
24.Careers for geographers
25.'Of shoes and ships, and sealing wax...': a few answers to things geography students ask
26.Try this, crossword and quiz answers
27.Skills: a mini bibliography.

Additional information

GOR001612072
Study Skills for Geography Students: A Practical Guide 2nd Edition by Pauline E. Kneale
Pauline E. Kneale
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2003-06-27
300
0340810319
9780340810316
N/A
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