ERIC Number: EJ534964
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Training Undergraduates for Self-Directed Field Research Projects in Physical Geography: Problems and Possible Solutions.
Tinsley, Heather M.
Journal of Geography in Higher Education, v20 n1 p55-64 Mar 1996
Praises self-directed English field research projects for being intellectually challenging, highly motivating, and demonstrating a wide range of skills. Recently, however, these projects have resulted in a number of problems including allocation of resources and safety liability. Suggests possible solutions and examines a model field research project. (MJP)
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Educational Administration, Educational Environment, Experiential Learning, Field Instruction, Field Studies, Foreign Countries, Geography, Geography Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness, Learner Controlled Instruction, Legal Responsibility, Physical Geography, Research Skills, Safety, Student Research, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)