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

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

by PaulineEKneale (Author)

Synopsis

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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Format: Paperback
Pages: 300
Edition: 2
Publisher: Routledge
Published: 27 Jun 2003

ISBN 10: 0340810319
ISBN 13: 9780340810316

Media 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
Author Bio
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.