Cover; Book title; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Study skills -- why bother?; Chapter 2 Reflection skills, reviewing and evaluating, adding value to your degree; Chapter 3 Threshold concepts -- difficult things; Chapter 4 Maximizing free time; Chapter 5 Researching in libraries and online; Chapter 6 Effective reading; Chapter 7 Making effective notes; Chapter 8 Plagiarism and ethical behaviour; Chapter 9 Creativity -- Innovation; Chapter 10 Thinking; Chapter 11 Constructing an argument; Chapter 12 Listening; Chapter 13 Oral presentations; Chapter 14 Discussion.
Chapter 15 Researching and writing in teams: it’s fun and efficientChapter 16 Acknowledging references and other sources; Chapter 17 Effective essay skills; Chapter 18 Practical reports, laboratory and field notebooks; Chapter 19 Reviewing a book; Chapter 20 Abstracts and executive summaries; Chapter 21 Dissertations; Chapter 22 Revision skills; Chapter 23 Examinations; Chapter 24 Field-classes and fieldwork; Chapter 25 Presenting field sketches, sketch maps and data; Chapter 26 Posters and stands; Chapter 27 Jobs and careers for GEES graduates.
Chapter 28 ’Of shoes, and ships, and sealing wax ... ’ GEES essentialsChapter 29 Try This, crossword and quiz answers; Index.
Written for all geography, earth science and environmental science students, this guide gives practical advice on time-management, presentations, essay writing, plagiarism, e-learning, fieldwork, laboratory work, revision, exams, and careers, equipping yo..