|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Marine & Environmental Sciences|
Field studies in Tropical Geography is an intensive mode subject that teaches and develops the field skills needed by students of geography and cognate disciplines. The subject is taught in intensive mode in specific areas chosen to take advantage of current staff research activities and interests (e.g. Cape York, Singapore and other remote and offshore locations). Accordingly, destinations change from time to time. Field Studies in Tropical Geography is designed as a research training subject that will prepare students for independent research work. The focus will be on: coherent research design, appropriate choice of techniques and data sources, careful and disciplined data collection, rigorous analysis and clear presentation of results. The subject provides you with an excellent grounding in all aspects of the geographical research process. Quota applies.
|Cairns, Limited, Study Period 3|
|Census Date 05-Feb-2015|
|Face to face teaching 17-Jan-2015 to 25-Jan-2015|
|Coord/Lect:||Assoc. Professor Lisa Law.|
|Assessment:||presentations (40%); field exercises emphaising ability to read landscapes, generating hypotheses from the observation and measuramenet of environmental attributes (20%); field notebook and reflective jounral (40%).|
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.