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Module

CEG1711 : Tutorial Study Skills for Geomatics

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Henny Mills
  • Lecturer: Professor Peter Clarke, Dr Ciprian Spatar, Dr Nigel Penna, Professor Zhenhong Li, Professor Philip James, Professor Jon Mills
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Mixed Location
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

This module is intended to introduce incoming Stage 1 students to the methods and expectations of studying Geomatics at university, and to highlight the differences in study patterns and study skills between school and higher education. The skills obtained will assist in ensuring confidence in study.

Outline Of Syllabus

The syllabus is a mixture of lectures, demonstrations, practical classes, small-group tutorials, fieldwork and events.
1. Two day management skills fieldwork (Grinton Lodge Youth Hostel)
2. Practical class: Introduction to the university library
3. Lecture: Essay writing skills
4. Lecture: Oral and poster presentation methods; using IT to enhance study skills
5. Lecture: other elements of studying (note taking, reading, time management, revision practices, examination skills, e-portfolio)
6. Event: Life during and after Geomatics evening fair (learning about the Geomatics profession)
7. Small group tutorial: coursework expectations (e-portfolio)
8. Small group tutorial: discussing essay submission
9. Small group tutorial: discussing future exercises (inc. looking forward to CEG1701 fieldcourse)
10.Small group tutorial: the mathematical basis for geomatics.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable