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Developing Skill-based Curricula through the Disciplines: Case Studies of Good Practice in Geography

Edited by Alan Jenkins and Andrew Ward

SEDA Paper 89


Contents

Acknowledgements
1 Introduction: Linking Skills, Academics and Disciplinary Concerns
Alan Jenkins, Oxford Brookes University
2 Practical Geography: a Fieldwork and Project-based Course Unit
Paul Bull and Andrew Church, Birkbeck College, University of London
3 Compulsory Modules in Transferable Skills: The Plymouth Approach
Brian Chalkley, University of Plymouth
4 Study Skills Package for First-year Tutorials
John Bradbeer, University of Portsmouth
5 Placement Module: Applying Geographic Skills in the Workplace
Glynne Watkin, University of Wolverhampton
6 Making Counting Shops Count: Basing Retail Geography Fieldwork on a Planning Inquiry
Clive Morphet, University of Northumbria at Newcastle
7 Scholarship, Applied Industrial Relevance and the Historical Geography of Viticulture
Tim Unwin, Royal Holloway, University of London
8 Incorporating Transferable Skills into an Undergraduate Geography Assignment
Sue Burkill, College of St Mark and St John, Plymouth
9 A Skill-based Curriculum
Kevin Thwaites, Leeds Metropolitan University
10 Developing Student Skills through Supervised Group Projects: a Strategy for Large First-year Classes
Colin K Ballantyne, University of St Andrews
11 Student Participation in Course Design and Content
Tony Parsons and Peter Knight, University of Keele
12 Empowering Student Learning with Supplemental Instruction
Stuart Oliver, Saint Mary's University College, London
13 Edinburgh 2003: An Approach to Fieldwork in Human Geography
Susan J Smith, Liz Bondi, and Gillian Rose, University of Edinburgh
14 Case Studies in Waste Management
Chris Coggins, University of Luton
15 Running a Student Conference
Heather Norris Nicholson, University College of Ripon and York St John
16 Encouraging Student Responsibility for Learning through Developing Skills, Profiling and Records of Achievement
Pauline E Kneale, University of Leeds
17 Skill-based Profiling at Oxford Brookes University
Judy Chance, Oxford Brookes University
18 Profiling and Learning Outcomes: The Enhancement of a Professional Training Programme in Geography
Hugh Matthews, Nene College, Mick Healey, Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education, and Robert Jones, Coventry University


The Geography Discipline Network would like to thank the Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA) for permission to reproduce this publication.

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