Make Your Fieldwork More Interesting<br />Nick Lapthorn<br />Head of Centre, FSC Nettlecombe Court<br />nick.nc@field-stud...
Identify what makes fieldwork more interesting<br />Develop outline activities to invigorate your fieldwork<br />Some idea...
Fun?<br />Providing opportunities that cannot be achieved within a classroom<br />Support classroom topics<br />Why are yo...
What MYFMI?<br />Think back...<br /><ul><li>1. What fieldwork do you remember doing at school?
2. What made it memorable?</li></li></ul><li>What MYFMI?<br /><ul><li>Stimulating
Social
Engaging
Different
Fun
Relevant</li></li></ul><li>The 6 Ps (or Nick’s version of it! )<br />Participating in <br />Planning<br />Promotes<br />Po...
Fieldwork Ownership<br />Defining the task<br />Individual research<br />Discovering/exploring/deciding the sites<br />Goo...
Main reasons for fieldwork<br />Curriculum assessment<br />Common Entrance<br />GCSE Controlled Assessment<br />AS ‘skills...
Technology<br />
What do our senses tell us about the environment we are in?<br />Sight<br />Sounds<br />Smells<br />Textures<br />Taste (?...
Using the images provided, think of an activity that uses<br />Sight<br />Sounds<br />Smell<br />Touch<br />Taste[?]<br />...
Using the images provided, think of an activity that uses<br />Sight<br />Sounds<br />Smell<br />Touch<br />Taste[?]<br />...
Field sketching<br />Geograph<br />http://www.geograph.org.uk/<br />What makes a location ‘iconic’<br />Choose a picture f...
Sound maps<br />Sound CDs<br />Audio tours – podcast of the visit<br />Soundscapes<br />The Free Sound Project<br />http:/...
Sound CDs<br />
Smells<br />The powerful sense for evoking memories<br />Create smell maps<br />Smelly cocktails<br />
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Make Your Fieldwork More Interesting

  1. 1. Make Your Fieldwork More Interesting<br />Nick Lapthorn<br />Head of Centre, FSC Nettlecombe Court<br />nick.nc@field-studies-council.org<br />
  2. 2. Identify what makes fieldwork more interesting<br />Develop outline activities to invigorate your fieldwork<br />Some ideas to try<br />During the workshop...<br />
  3. 3. Fun?<br />Providing opportunities that cannot be achieved within a classroom<br />Support classroom topics<br />Why are you going out?<br />To complete Controlled Assessment<br />Developing skills and learning new ones<br />To learn ‘skills’ for assessment<br />
  4. 4. What MYFMI?<br />Think back...<br /><ul><li>1. What fieldwork do you remember doing at school?
  5. 5. 2. What made it memorable?</li></li></ul><li>What MYFMI?<br /><ul><li>Stimulating
  6. 6. Social
  7. 7. Engaging
  8. 8. Different
  9. 9. Fun
  10. 10. Relevant</li></li></ul><li>The 6 Ps (or Nick’s version of it! )<br />Participating in <br />Planning<br />Promotes<br />Positive <br />Pupil<br />Performance<br />Engaging students<br />
  11. 11. Fieldwork Ownership<br />Defining the task<br />Individual research<br />Discovering/exploring/deciding the sites<br />Google Earth (using layers) & Google Maps<br />Engaging students<br />
  12. 12. Main reasons for fieldwork<br />Curriculum assessment<br />Common Entrance<br />GCSE Controlled Assessment<br />AS ‘skills’ paper<br />A2 extended investigation<br />Adding Value <br />
  13. 13. Technology<br />
  14. 14. What do our senses tell us about the environment we are in?<br />Sight<br />Sounds<br />Smells<br />Textures<br />Taste (?)<br />Sensual Geography!<br />
  15. 15. Using the images provided, think of an activity that uses<br />Sight<br />Sounds<br />Smell<br />Touch<br />Taste[?]<br />Task <br />
  16. 16.
  17. 17. Using the images provided, think of an activity that uses<br />Sight<br />Sounds<br />Smell<br />Touch<br />Taste[?]<br />Task <br />
  18. 18. Field sketching<br />Geograph<br />http://www.geograph.org.uk/<br />What makes a location ‘iconic’<br />Choose a picture from a location that depicts your feeling about the site<br />Field Sights<br />
  19. 19. Sound maps<br />Sound CDs<br />Audio tours – podcast of the visit<br />Soundscapes<br />The Free Sound Project<br />http://www.freesound.org/forum/index.php<br />Why not create a soundscape mp3?<br />Sounds<br />
  20. 20. Sound CDs<br />
  21. 21. Smells<br />The powerful sense for evoking memories<br />Create smell maps<br />Smelly cocktails<br />
  22. 22. What textures are there within the locality?<br />Where have they come from?<br />Local/imported – why?<br />Natural/man-made<br />Touch<br />
  23. 23. Psychogeography<br />
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  25. 25. Nick Lapthorn<br />FSC Nettlecombe Court<br />Williton<br />Somerset<br />TA4 4HT<br />www.field-studies-council.org/nettlecombecourt<br />nick.nc@field-studies-council.org<br />Any other ideas?<br />

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