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Mobile GIS in geologic mapping exercises part of SERC Print Resource Collection
We have been developing and teaching the components of mobile GIS in Field Methods courses and will be incorporating them into Structural Geology exercises. Since the bedrock in east central Indiana ...
Subject: Geography:Geospatial, Geoscience
Using GPS to Teach More than Accurate Positions part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Undergraduate science majors need practice in critical thinking, quantitative analysis, and judging whether their calculated answers are physically reasonable. We have developed exercises using ...
Fieldwork in Geography: reflections, perspectives and actions part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Teaching Geography in Higher Education: a manual of good practice part of SERC Print Resource Collection
The Magic of the Mall - an analysis of form, function, and meaning in the contemporary retail built environment part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Shopping is the most important contemporary social activity, and, for the most part, takes place in the shopping center. Developers and designers of the retail built environment exploit the power of ...
Subject: Geography, Economics
Mapping the territory: the nature of fieldwork and fieldwork research in geography, earth and environmental sciences part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Subject: Geography, Geoscience
The social milieux of two north London shopping centres part of SERC Print Resource Collection
As part of a larger project involving both quantitative and qualitative research, this paper discusses the findings of a questionnaire survey at Brent Cross and Wood Green concerning the social use ...
Subject: Sociology, Economics, Geography
Playing the field - questions of fieldwork in geography part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Many questions-practical, strategic, political, ethical, personal-are raised by conducting field research. Some of these seem, or are constituted as, separate from the ''research itself,'' yet are ...
What geography ought to be part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Gender differences in attitudes to undergraduate fieldwork part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract: Although there has been some research examining the implications of changes in funding in higher education for undergraduate fieldwork, there has been little work looking at the effects ...