Orientation and Study Skills

Year one orientation and study skills exam:

  • Geography handbook
  • Studying effectively
  • Academic infoverse
  • Academic literature
  • Geography and geographers
  • Timelines and Ancient Geography
  • Exploration and Empire 
  • On Truth and Maps
  • Radical Geography
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  • Created on: 18-01-15 12:07

1. What does not comprise the academic infoverse?

  • e-library
  • Google Scholar
  • Websites
  • Web of science
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2. Which statement is incorrect about the emergence of Geography?

  • Increasing desire in Europe for trade, wealth and encapsulating the ‘renaissance spirit’ through scientific, as well as artistic patronage by leading rulers
  • Geography was not ‘one of many’ scientific disciplines at this time, it was, in many ways, the ONLY discipline (Livingstone 1992: 32)
  • Emergence of strategic exploration in the 16th century
  • Interest in geography was reawakened by the translation of Ptolemy’s Geography into Latin in 1410

3. Which is not a component of examination preparation?

  • Just focus on the key lecture slides
  • Most questions will require interrogation of knowledge and ideas from several lectures
  • Some questions may relate to material specifically based on directed reading
  • Past examination papers

4. What is the aim of the apres truth cafe

  • To bring other scientists to their point of view via discussion, argument, persuasion and coersion
  • Do all share scientific disagreements
  • To accumulate all ideas in to one large idea

5. Which is note a feature of interpreting statistics?

  • A way of communicating and showing meaning of texts through colors, graphs and tables
  • Who- comprised and used
  • Why- produced
  • When- created
  • How- big, collected, analysed, labelled, related to text
  • What- units, variables, shown, decision


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