This seminar, the second of a series on Developing Key Skills in Geography, was organised by the Geography Discipline Network (GDN) and the Higher Education Study Group (HESG) of the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG). The seminar formed part of the RGS-IBG Annual Conference, held at the University of Sussex on 5 January 2000. Over 40 people participated, many of whom had not previously been to HESG sessions.
The first half of the seminar consisted of three presentations, based around the publications produced by the 'Key Skills in Geography in Higher Education' project:
The second half of the seminar was arranged around three parallel workshops which considered issues arising from attempting to integrate the teaching and learning of each of the skills examined in the first part of the session.
Comments were received from participants of each workshop in a plenary session. A summary of the key issues arising from this session are listed below:
The third, and final, seminar of this series 'New Perspectives on Developing Key Skills in Geography' took place at University College Northampton on Wednesday 29 March 2000.