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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What constitutes a high first?
100-90
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What constitutes a clear first?
80-85
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What constitutes a first?
70-75
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What constitutes an upper second?
62-68
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What constitutes a low second?
52-58
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What constitutes a third?
42-48
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What constitutes a fail>
10-38
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What does the marking criteria not include?
Level of wide reading
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Which statement is incorrect about feedback on assessments?
28 day policy to return assessments including weekends and bank holidays
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Which statement is incorrect about time management?
30-35 hours of work outside lectures should be carried out each and every week
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What is note taking in independent study not comprised of?
Prioritise
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What is not taking in lectures not comprised of?
Preparation is not helpful
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What is the Harvard Reference System not also known as?
Numerical
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What should be included in a reference?
The date of publications
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If the a book has been reprinted but not edited what do you date it as?
The publication of the newest ediction
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What should you not do when referencing an online reference?
Do not have to insert the website of the reference
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When referencing a newspaper which should you not include?
Publication centre
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What can you not reference?
Videos
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What should not be included in preparing and writing coursework?
Own ideas/theories developed from authors
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What does not constitute preparation for oral presentations?
Only focus of lecture notes and not further reading
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What does not make up a good structure of an oral presentation?
A practical activity with the audience
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What does not make up a good delivery of an oral presentation?
Pace the front of the room
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Which is not a visual aid question that you should ask yourself about your PowerPoint?
Cover all the topics on the slide word for word
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Which is not a factor to consider when performing a group presentation?
Allocate a group reader
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Which is not a factor to control nerves?
Focus on other things whilst presentating
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What does a synergistic fashion mean?
The capabilities of the team exceeding the sum of those of their individual members
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What facilities does the library not obtain?
Lecture halls
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Which is an incorrect fine?
£1 an hour for short loan
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Where can you make a renewal? But not a short loan or overnight
On the telephone
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How are you contacted for a recall and how long are you given to recall?
Email and 7 days
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What does not comprise the principle of all students?
Challenge
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Who is not involved in an academic misconduct process?
Parents
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What is a journal?
An academic magazine, published periodically and containing research articles written by academics and other researchers
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What does not comprise the academic infoverse?
Websites
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What can you check on your user account on portal?
Suggested articles for you
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Which statement is incorrect about journals?
Journals can be written by anyone
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How to tell if a journal is of good quality?
Google the rating
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What does not make up the aims?
Source any materials and use them how you like
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What does not make up the background reading?
Treat each lecture as independent
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What statement is incorrect about the order of going beyond tuition in order to achieve a 2:1?
5) Unbiased, perceptive treatment
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Which statement is incorrect about what geography is?
Comes from the spanish yewypapia (geographia)
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Who created that quote that the first thing to do was make a grand survey of the country Alice was going to travel through?
Carroll 1872
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Who quoted that geography is linked to social life, art of government, celestial phenomena, aquaints us with the occupants of the land and ocean and the veg, fruit and peculiarities of various quarters of the earth?
Strabo 1912 cited in Cresswell 2013
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What does Strabo hints about the profound discipline of geography?
'The great problem of life and happiness'
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What word is used to show that Geography is everywhere and everything?
Ubiquitous
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What does not constitutes Geography as a subject today?
Exploration
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Who created the diagram to show the systematics of geography?
Holt Jenson 2009
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What is not a feature of a geographer?
Capable of carrying out effective fieldwork
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Who said that there is an embarrassment with saying 'I teach Geography'?
Gould 1985
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Which is not a feature **** geographicus?
Everything we do related to geography is time
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Which is not a potential for the future?
An 'independent-accumulative' scenario
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Which statement is incorrect about the T-O map?
A ideal map of the universe
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Which is not a philosopher related to geographys?
Plato
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Who created the poems of the world maps, Iliad and Odyssey?
Homer
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Which statement is incorrect about the poems?
Acted out by itinerant performers and first written down around 850BC (controversial)
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Which statement is incorrect about Iliad?
. The Greeks are there to rescue Helen, formerly Helen of Sparta, who was abducted by/ran off with Troy to Paris
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Which statement is incorrect about Odysessy?
Odysseus’ twenty year journey home to Ithaca after the fall of Troy
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Who found that trying to locate Homers locations from his poems was impossible as they were imaginery?
Strabo
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Who had faith in Homer’s grasp of geography and followed what he took to be geographical clues in the Iliad in search of Troy?
Heinrich Schliemann (1822—1890)
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Who said Geography was associated with skills of navigation, cartography and was not a principle field of human endeavour?
Parry 1981
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Which statement about Prince Henry the Navigator between 1394-1460 is incorrect?
Wealthy Greek Prince who sponsored many explorers
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Which statement is incorrect about the Munsters Cosmographia?
1,500 folio pages long
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Which statement is incorrect about the Mercator's Atlas?
Europe’s most renowned map maker and engraver of the 16th century
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Which statement is incorrect about Cosmography?
It was initiated my Empire development
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Which statement is incorrect about chorography?
Was initiated before Cosmography
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Which statement is incorrect about the Dutch Empire?
Dutch east India Company formed in 1603
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Which statement about Bernhard Varenius (1622-1650) is incorrect?
Published Geographia Exlpora (1660)
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Which is not a core liberal art subject?
Arithmetic
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Which is not a lesser liberal art subject?
Grammar
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Which is not a quote said by Odell Shepard, 1930?
They were a long way away from Alexandria
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When was Physiologus text created?
c.1250 A.D
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When was the modern discipline of geography first recorded?
(study) 1542-1737 (body of knowledge)
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Which statement about the verbal puzzle is incorrect?
No flaws
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Who said that 'what I percieve is true for me and what you percieve is true for you'? Relativist to the believer.
Ibid
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Which statement is incorrect about modern relativism?
Kant stated that there was either absolute truth or universal truth and not both
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Who was not a critique of Forty?
Karl Marx
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What is the aim of the apres truth cafe
To bring other scientists to their point of view via discussion, argument, persuasion and coersion
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Which is not a statement about Karl Marx 1819-1883?
The idea of female subordination in the work place as well as class subordination
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Which statement is incorrect about Davis Harvey 1935-?
Looked as geographical times and scales as it was more important that the ideas of space
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