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 by: Sophie
  • Created on: 18-01-15 12:07

1. Which is not a quote said by Odell Shepard, 1930?

  • Facts are seen to be of little worth to the moral truths which are more significant
  • They were a long way away from Alexandria
  • Aristotles objective ideas carried through to Christian thought
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2. Which statement is incorrect about Isidore of Sevilles’ T-O Map?

  • Purely conjectural
  • Compare with later maps based upon direct observation with later
  • Profoundly Muslim symbolism
  • Laid the theoretical bones upon which later emprics would hang

3. Which is not a feature of the rich assemblage of traditions that combine the aspects of geography?

  • Exploration and travel
  • Physical sciences
  • Social sciences
  • Arts and Humanities

4. Which is not a benefit of team working?

  • Team working skills are very likely to be important attributes in future graduate working environments
  • Team work enables some people to shine in organisation and domination whilst others take a back seak and provide information
  • The ability to work in groups is a transferable skill much valued by many employers
  • Teams can be particularly effective at enabling collection of ideas and solving complex problems
  • Teams bring contact with others with different skills and talents

5. Which is not a feature of the Living Wage Campaign?

  • Nottingham Citizens
  • Jane Wills: QMUL Trustee of London Citizens and Policy Committee of Living Wage Foundation
  • Citizens Unite
  • Citizens UK
  • Campaign to make University of Nottingham an Accredited Living Wage employer


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