OCR Geographical Skills

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  • Geographical Skills
    • Analyse and interpret data
      • Measures of cental tendency
        • Mean, medium, mode
      • Measures of dispersion
      • Frequencies
      • Testing for differences
        • Mann-Whitney
        • Chi-squared
      • Testing for association, relationships and correlations
        • Spearman's rank
        • Chi-squared
    • Develop a plan and strategy for conducting the investigation
      • Subsidiary questions
      • Data
        • Primary data - data that is unprocessed
        • Secondary data - data that has been derived from published documentary sources
      • Sampling
        • Sample size
        • Sample type
        • Sampling method
          • Areal
          • Point
          • Random
          • Pragmatic
          • Stratified
          • Systematic
          • Linear
      • Location
      • Time
      • Risk assessment
    • Present the data collected in appropriate forms
      • Quantitative and qualitative
      • Non-spatial
        • Tables
        • Diagrams
        • Charts
        • Graphs
      • Spatial
        • Maps
        • Chloropleths
        • Located symbols
        • Flow lines
        • Trip lines
        • Sketches
        • Photographs
    • Identify a suitable geographical question or hypothesis for investigation
      • SMART
        • Simple
        • Measurable
        • Achievable
        • Realistic
        • Time
      • Location
        • Is it accessible?
      • Suitable scale
      • Clear geographical concept
      • Readily researched
      • Clearly defined
    • Present a summary of the findings and an evaluation of the investigation
      • What was successful?
      • What was unsuccessful?
        • Why?
          • What was successful?
      • What were the limitations?
        • How could overcome these?
      • What would you do differently next time?
    • Collect and record data appropriate to the geographical question or hypothesis
      • Data Collection
        • How was it collected?
          • Does the equipment work?
          • Why does it measure the variable effectively?
        • Filed sketches and photographs
        • Accuracy and reliabilty
      • GIS
        • Collecting and recording data
        • Presenting data
        • Analysing and interpreting data

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behindblueglass

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