Published on April 10, 2010
Using technology to improve fieldwork skills Nick Lapthorn GA Conference FSC Nettlecombe Court Derby 2010 email@example.com LOTC Working Group
During the workshop... • What ‘technology’ exists • Develop outline activities to invigorate your fieldwork • Some ideas to try
Adding Value • Main reasons for fieldwork ▫ Curriculum assessment Common Entrance GCSE Controlled Assessment AS ‘skills’ paper A2 extended investigation • Using technology unlikely to be the sole purpose of the fieldwork • ‘Adds value’ to existing purpose of study
What ‘technology’ is there?
Your bit... • Using the ‘technology’ you have been given... • Think of a way it can be used for these ‘topics’ ▫ River study ▫ CBD study ▫ Coastal study ▫ Ecosystem study • Feedback to group - INNOVATION
Sounds • Audio tours – podcast of the visit • Soundscapes ▫ The Free Sound Project ▫ http://www.freesound.org/forum/index.php • Why not create a soundscape mp3 of your fieldwork day? • Sound maps • Sound CDs
Images/Videos • Travelogues/‘Wish You Were Here’ • Following up; ▫ Field sights ▫ Photo mosaics
External accreditation for ‘providers’ www.lotc.org.uk www.lotcqualitybadge.org.uk
LOTC Working Group What would you like us to do?
Field sights O W R PP