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Using Technology To Improve Your Fieldwork (GA Derby 2010)

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Published on April 10, 2010

Author: nicklapthorn

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Workshop presentation by Nick Lapthorn GA Learning Outside the Classroom Working Group.
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Using technology to improve fieldwork skills Nick Lapthorn GA Conference FSC Nettlecombe Court Derby 2010 nick.nc@field-studies-council.org 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

Sound CDs

Images/Videos • Travelogues/‘Wish You Were Here’ • Following up; ▫ Field sights ▫ Photo mosaics

Field sights

Photo Mosaic

Photo Mosaic

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

Town Centre

Railway Station

Westfield Centre

Pride Park

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