By Gordon Clark, Terry Wareham
`This is an important easy-to-use advisor to geography. it truly is targeted in supplying not just passive suggestion but in addition delivering task dependent counsel to either strength and present geography undergraduates. Geography at collage is vast ranging in its method delivering guidance to all; from those that need assistance with their dissertation to these writing their curriculum vitae. it really is an all encompassing textual content which deals a clean and unique outlook on geography at measure point' - Lorraine Craig, Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers) Geography at collage will exhibit scholars tips to do larger at collage while learning for his or her measure in geography. It explains how college - and geography at college - differs from the topic in class. At college, scholars are taught new themes in numerous methods and should be proven on diverse skills - the power to appreciate, to give an explanation for and to use wisdom; instead of simply at the wisdom itself. which means scholars have to examine the topic in new methods: Geography at college exhibits them precisely easy methods to do this. Being at collage is a section among institution and profession, this e-book will express scholars how college geography builds on college geography and provides them talents employers could be searching for whilst appointing graduates. Geography at college studies all of the major tools wherein scholars are taught geography - lectures, instructional, fieldwork, practicals and tasks - and explains what tutors should be attempting to do in the course of those periods in order that scholars can achieve the main from educating. Geography at college explains what tutors are trying to find whilst assessing scholars works via their essays, examinations, oral displays anddissertations. there's extra to getting a level than simply learning geography. there's a lot that scholars can do via a spot 12 months or taking paid or voluntary paintings to offer them an facet while making use of for jobs after commencement, and Geography at college explains how they could utilize those possibilities besides.
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However, to appreciate fully the approach this Guide takes to learning geography, you need to be aware of the major changes which are occurring in the economy and in the kinds of graduate that employers are looking for. The next chapter describes and explains what is happening and how it will affect you after you have graduated. 5 Why study a subject? Recent changes Your role and what employers want Geographers’ careers A gap year? 41 42 43 45 51 In this Chapter we shall: • discuss the traditional and more modern views on the links between university degree courses and graduates’ careers; • show why firms and governments both want more skilled graduates; • describe the qualities employers are looking for in their future employees; • demonstrate the particular usefulness of a geography degree today: • discuss how to get the most out of a gap year.
Accept what you really cannot change or control. If it ain’t meant to be, then you can’t make it happen. Laugh it off or shrug it off, and move on. Learning from the past is good; dwelling on the past can be destructive and time wasting. Accept that obstructive people may have a different way of seeing things from you. What is it? Can you work with it or round it? Focus on what is really most important to you rather than on everything; few of us achieve all we want. Balance your life – all study is as bad as all fun.
Many definitions of these terms are possible and in fact are used. 32 G E O G R A P H Y @ U N I V E R S I T Y Words are words, given meanings by their authors and interpreted with these or other meanings by readers. In literature, a text with multiple meanings (your interpretation of it, mine and our colleagues’ interpretation) may be exciting – the text means what each of us wants it to mean. What the author meant may be unnecessary to know and indeed ultimately unknowable with certainty. In geography, however, we often need to be clear that we are all using the words with the same meanings if we are to have a debate or discussion which leads to secure conclusions.
Geography at University: Making the Most of Your Geography Degree and Courses (Sage Study Skills Series) by Gordon Clark, Terry Wareham