• Resources and Field Study Instruments for the Development of Fieldwork Skills

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• Suggested Geographical Skills in the Geography Curricula

• Resources and Field Study Instruments for the Development of Fieldwork Skills

• Mobile Learning and Geography

Fieldwork

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THE DEVELOPMENT OF GEOGRAPHICAL SKILLS S 1 - 3 G E O G R A P H Y

C U R R I C U L U M

Refer to “2.5

Essential Learning Elements”

“Skills” listed in each issue

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THE DEVELOPMENT OF GEOGRAPHICAL SKILLS S 4 - 6 G E O G R A P H Y

C U R R I C U L U M

Refer to “Skills and suggested learning

activities” in each issue / elective module

Data-response

questions & Fieldwork- based questions

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SOME MAJOR GEOGRAPHICAL SKILLS

1. Fieldwork Skills (e.g. observation, sketching &

annotating, interview, field survey, traffic /

pedestrian count, photo/video shooting, data logging, sampling, construct & interpret

charts & graphs, statistical analysis)

2. Map Reading & Map Interpretation Skills (e.g.

read maps of different scales, interpret aerial photos & satellite images, measure distance & areas on maps)

3. IT Skills required for mobile learning (e.g. GIS, GPS)

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General / Basic skills for all issues?

Specific skills for each issue?

5 basic stages of fieldwork

enquiry Learning &

teaching strategies?

Preparation – Resources,

field study instruments?

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A “RICH” URBAN FIELDWORK SITE - SHAM SHUI PO/SHEK KIP MEI

Change &

Development of an urban area

Urban problems:

housing &

environmental quality

Re-photography, annotated sketches, annotated photographs, quality indexes, questionnaire

surveys

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Urban renewal strategies

Secondary data

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BRIEFING & DEBRIEFING…

Field Sketch

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Quality Indexes

+ -

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Land Use Mapping

Sampling? Fixed

intervals / every individual

building?

Ground floor only?

Single side of the road?

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FIELD STUDY RESOURCES

www.edb.gov.hk

Furniture &

Equipment List for New Schools

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Choose “NSS Geography” in the Excel table

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2012

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2014

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Coastal Fieldwork Urban

Fieldwork

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GEOGRAPHY FIELDWORK

https://www.geography-fieldwork.org/

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2017

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2015

Using apps as field study

instruments

Using IT for land use mapping

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DISCLAIMER

The Geography Team of the Education Bureau declares no competing interests. Use of trade names and commercial sources in this seminar (e.g. mobile devices, apps) are for identification

and illustration of relevant concepts only. It

does not imply endorsement by the EDB.

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