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. Which is not a feature of Place? Whereby a geographical locale constructed through a variety of cultural and subjective meanings

  • De-centred, global sense of place. Places are constituted by links to other places, not seen as ‘black boxes’
  • Place has meaning. It is perceived, sensed, experienced and imagined
  • Place can be flexible and change in varying scales dependent on the subject
  • Place is continually emergent. Perceptions and understandings of a place change and transform
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2. Which is not a critique of the practical consequences of geographical research?

  • Geographers task is to mobilize our powers of thought to formulate concepts and categories, theories and arguments, which we can apply to the task of bringing about a humanizing social change”
  • It is too simplistic and relies heavily on theories
  • Geography served the status quo and should subvert from the capitalist state

3. Which is not a feature of a short loan?

  • You can not book a book you already have on loan
  • 3 items may be on loan at a time
  • Provided the book has not been requested, the book on the shelf may be borrowed 90 mins before and after the specified time
  • Booking 2 weeks in advance

4. What does not make up the aims?

  • Source any materials and use them how you like
  • Educate yourself with academic staffs help
  • Use formal english and critically evaluate
  • Find where the edge of knowledge is and not where it was

5. Which is not a feature of Environment?

  • Has changed as a concept over time from environmental determinism to issues of sustainability, policy making, climate change and natural resource management
  • Natural and man made
  • A naunced appraoch of both human perceptions and biophysical characteritcs that can be measured and how physical and human process enact upon the shape of the earths surface


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