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1. Introduction
2. Perceptions of feldwork
2.1 Teacher perceptions
2.2 Student perceptions
2.3 Employer perceptions
3. Fieldwork - what, why, how much?
3.1 What is it?
3.2 What’s it for?
3.2.1 Key skills and other benefts
3.2.2 Vocational aspects
3.3 How much taught feldwork?
4. Fieldwork and the curriculum
4.1 Design issues
4.2 Progression and development of feld skills
5. Mode of feldwork
5.2 Residential feldwork
5.2.1 Weekend residential
5.2.2 Longer residential
5.3 Virtual feldwork
5.4 Independent feldwork
5.5 Fieldwork on a work placement
6. Preparation for feldwork
7.1.1 Notebook skills
7.1.2 Field description of rocks
7.1.3 Lithostratigraphic logging
7.1.4 Basic measuring skills
7.1.5 Equipment-based feld studies
7.1.6 Geological mapping
7.2 Class sizes
7.3 Integrated feldwork
7.4 Further information
8. Field locations
8.1 United Kingdom
8.2 Overseas feldwork
8.2.1 British Standard 8848
8.3 Reasons for choosing destinations
8.4 Access and conservation
9. Resource issues
9.1 Costs to the institution
9.2 Costs to the staff
9.3 Costs to the student
10. Support for student-driven feldwork
11. Health and safety issues
11.1 Project work
health and safety during feldwork
11.3 Safety management in the feld – a personal note
11.4 Further information
12. Equal opportunities
12.1 Project work
12.2 Further information
13.1 Dissertations and feld projects
13.1.1 Safety and logistics
13.2 Further reading
14. Closing remarks
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Fieldwork Guide (R. Butler)

Fieldwork Guide (R. Butler)

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