Study Skills for Geography Students: A Practical Guide

Study Skills for Geography Students: A Practical Guide

by Pauline Kneale (Author)


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. Sound advice is mixed with crosswords, games and reassurance. Study Skills for Geography Students is a hands-on manual designed to help you make the most of your degree course and to enjoy it.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 276
Edition: 1
Publisher: Routledge
Published: 26 Mar 1999

ISBN 10: 0340731729
ISBN 13: 9780340731727

Media Reviews
Of value throughout a degree programme. Every student should buy a copy.
Dr G. P. Hollier, University of Strathclyde, UK

In summary, 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.
Royal Geographical Society
Author Bio
Pauline Keanel, School of Geography, University of Leeds, UK