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Fieldwork as pilot study

Clarke, Nick (2012) Fieldwork as pilot study In, Phillips, Richard and Johns, Jennifer (eds.) Fieldwork for Human Geography. London, GB, SAGE pp. 53-55.

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A short piece arguing that fieldwork can produce bad research habits among undergraduate students unless that research is framed as pilot research leading not to findings and conclusions but to questions and proposals. Examples from fieldwork in Berlin are used to explain how fieldwork as pilot study can work in undergraduate teaching.

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Published date: March 2012
Organisations: Geography & Environment


Local EPrints ID: 340059
ISBN: 978-0-85702-586-9
PURE UUID: d959759f-534b-4c87-bf63-865a5d8f1914

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Date deposited: 12 Jun 2012 10:33
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 05:50

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Author: Nick Clarke
Editor: Richard Phillips
Editor: Jennifer Johns

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