"Fieldwork is the best thing about geography; a good way to learn"
"But it's difficult for me to make notes in the field"
"Please put more information in handouts distributed in advance of the trip"
"Ask guest lecturers to slow down"
"In marking the field note books, the staff did not seem to know about my dyslexia"
"I love fieldwork but submission deadlines immediately at the end of the course are just too tight. I can't work that fast"
"In group work I like to lead but I am not so good at fine-tuning the report. That's for others"
"I need the handouts well before getting on the coach"
"Reading in bright sunlight is especially difficult"
"Back in the lab I need a coloured filter over the light source in the microscope"
"I enjoy fieldwork but can't walk far and get very tired: so it's hard to work in the evenings"
"It's difficult to remember all the instructions in field exercises... I need regular reminders"
"A warm bath helps my joint pains. A shower in a cramped caravan isn't so good"
"Coloured paper and big print makes reading a lot easier"
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