Friday 10th – Sunday 12th July 2020 at £219 per student
The cost of this course is VAT exempt, including in-course transport to field sites. Lunch on the first day is not included, but is on the final day. Staff are charged at half the student rate plus VAT, 1 staff member per school.
During this course you will focus on geography content and skills, your students will not collect their independent data for NEAs.
Staff at half the student price plus VAT.
- Welcome tour and lunch.
Place in Dorking
This is a great opportunity to discover a variety of ways to measure aspects of human geography. Construct your own study to rehearse selecting compatible variables and considering how to process the resulting data.
Methodology and Evaluation
How to write a methodology: A session on recognising why those techniques were used and which aspects of the study each addressed, identifying strengths and limitations of a technique.
(How to) geolocating data.
An introduction to geo-locating data and how to create a Survey123 which will allow later work in ArcGIS.
A focus is given to why this part of the coastline is a suitable area for study. Fieldwork will predominantly examine the effect of physical processes and how these are influenced by coastal management.
Skills session – stats analysis
Physical: consider how to deal with quantitative data and which statistical test applies to which context. Carry out an appropriate test on yesterday’s coastal data.
Skills session – data presentation and stats analysis
Follow through the process of transferring data to ArcGIS (or Digimaps) and manipulating it to illustrate spatial patterns. Support your spatial patterns putting this into practice by carrying out a statistical test and/or a coding workshop.
Added value of this course
- Develop personal skills
- Have fun
- Be inspired by a passion for the subject
- Build friendships