Higher Assignments - cpb-eu-w2.wpmucdn.com

Higher Assignments - cpb-eu-w2.wpmucdn.com

Higher Assignments What do you have to do. Select a research question or aim. Conduct your own in-depth research. Gather data. Analyse your data. Discuss your findings Provide a conclusion.

How will you be assessed? In school assessment 90 minute exam. You must prepare your assignment in advance. You can bring into the exam 2 sides of A4 paper which will be submitted along with your written exam, these can contain notes, graphs, tables, quotes or other information relevant to your chosen research question.

This assignment makes up 33% of your over all grade!!!! What will I do my assignment on? Fieldwork based Edinburgh - Study into shopping patterns - Land use transect, comparison with Burgess model. Dalkeith - Sphere of influence study - Environmental quality survey

Research based - Can be in relation to a topic of your choice. - Must be controversial (i.e have clearly opposing arguments) - you must find three or four CREDIBLE sources to base your assignment on. - you must be able to critique these sources and present a conclusion of findings

How will my assignment be structured ? Field work based Introduction Method Findings Discussion Conclusion Research

based Introduction Method Argument 1 Argument 2 Analysis Conclusion Option 1 Study into shopping patterns in Edinburgh.

Possible aim identify the reason for choice of shopping location in Edinburgh. Methods questionnaires, interviews, pedestrian counts. Processing findings Pie chart, graphs, maps, tables, bar graphs, quotes. Possible questions from questionnaire: 1) How did you travel here today?

a) Bus b) car c) taxi d) walk e) tram 2) What are you shopping for today? a) Clothes b) food c) electronics d) other

Option 2 Comparison to Burgess model in Edinburgh Possible aim How does my chosen transect of Edinburgh differ from the Burgess model? Methods field sketching, photography, land use survey. Processing findings maps, transects, photographs,

Burgess Model in comparison with Edinburgh cross section Transect line Option 4 Sphere of influence study. Possible aim identify the variation in sphere

of influence of the high and low order services in Dalkeith. Methods interviews, questionnaires, surveys Processing findings Pie chart, graphs, maps, tables, bar graphs, quotes. Possible shops to include in study High order: Kilt Shop

BMW motor bike shop Tattoo studio Morrison's Tesco Low order: News agent Chip shop Barbers

Sphere of influence Option 5 environmental quality survey Possible aim to identify the varying levels of environmental quality around Dalkeith (other) Methods conduct environmental quality surveys at a variety of locations.

Photographs, field sketches. Processing findings Pie chart, graphs, maps, tables, bar graphs, quotes. Option 6 research based study Can be in relation to a topic of your choice. Must be controversial (i.e have clearly opposing arguments) You must find two or three CREDIBLE

sources to base your assignment on. You must be able to critique these sources and present a conclusion of findings. Data collection Day All pupils will get one day of school time to collect data. You could be based in school, Dalkeith or in Edinburgh with a Geography teacher.

The rest of your assignment will be completed at home in your own time!!! Task homework Produce a detailed proposal for your assignment. You need to outline: Key aims or questions Where are you going to collect your data. When are you going to collect the data? What data collection methods are you going to use. If using a questionnaire, environmental survey, interview, traffic

count etc then hand in a completed example. If research based, outline examples of sources that could be used. Do you need to ask anybody's permission, if so who? How will you process your data? e.g pie chart, bar graph, map etc. Your completed proposal must be a minimum of on page of A4 paper and answer al of the key points above.

Recently Viewed Presentations

  • TITRIMETRIC METHODS OF ANALYSIS - Website Staff UI

    TITRIMETRIC METHODS OF ANALYSIS - Website Staff UI

    TITRIMETRIC METHODS OF ANALYSIS BASICS OF ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY PROF.DR.ENDANG ASIJATI M.Sc. PRIMARY STANDARD HIGH PURITY ATMOSPHERIC STABILITY INDEPENDENT OF HUMIDITY MODEST COST LARGE MOLAR MASS ALGEBRAIC RELATIONSHIP AT THE EQUIVALENCE POINT Equivalent A = Equivalent B Mol A = Mol...
  • Bcherausstellung und Plakateausstellung Expoziie de cri i expoziie

    Bcherausstellung und Plakateausstellung Expoziie de cri i expoziie

    Bücherausstellung und Plakateausstellung Expoziţie de cărţi şi expoziţie de placate „Mit dem Rucksack bei der Deutscholympiade" „Cu rucsacul de cărţi la olimpiada de germană"
  • Diapositiva 1 - Convive III

    Diapositiva 1 - Convive III

    6,22 m2 y con una altura máxima de 7,5 metros cuesta $ 550 por unidad. Variaciones sobre el diseño puede permitir a largo plazo convertirse en hogares, clínicas de salud rurales, e incluso letrinas. Los albergues se han instalado en...
  • Lecture 2 CMS 165

    Lecture 2 CMS 165

    Lots of other applications of spectral methods. Extending HMMs to Partially observed Markov decision processes (POMDP) and Predictive state representations (PSR): passive vs active. POMDP: Action based on each observation and can influence Markovian evolution of hidden state. PSR: No...
  • 1.1.2b  Opportunities and pathways for involvement in physical

    1.1.2b Opportunities and pathways for involvement in physical

    Initiatives that provide opportunities for involvement TASK: Research the PE, School Sport and Club Links strategy (PESSCL) and find out the aims and progress. The aim of the PESSCL strategy is to increase the number of 5-16 year olds taking...
  • AVID: How Do We Meet the Challenge of

    AVID: How Do We Meet the Challenge of

    About AVID. AVID is a nonprofit organization that provides educators with proven, real-world strategies to accelerate the performance of underrepresented students so that these students and all students across the entire campus succeed in college, career, and life.
  • Multicellular and Tissue Levels of Organization

    Multicellular and Tissue Levels of Organization

    3 cell types: Pinacocytes, mesenchyme cells, and choanocytes Central cavity or series of branching chambers- circulates water during filter feeding. No tissues or organs.
  • Preparing for 2026 Vennie Gore Vice President of

    Preparing for 2026 Vennie Gore Vice President of

    Vennie Gore. Vice President of Auxiliary Enterprises. ... Student Development revisited. Increase collaboration with academic and student affairs units. University for life. Higher Education powered by data analytics. Emerging Trends: Culinary/Restaurants.