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Small-group teaching in geography.

Research output: Working paper


Publication date1998
Place of publicationCheltenham, UK
PublisherGeography Discipline Network
Number of pages68
Original languageEnglish


The manual guides staff in geography departments through the purposes, advantages and disadvantages of small-group teaching as an educational device in geography degrees. The manual covers issues of authority, roles, syllabus, learning outcomes and skills. It highlights areas of potential difficulty and how to cope with these. There is a wide range of examples of how small-group teaching can be used with different types of material, students at different stages, and to achieve a variety of learning outcomes and skills.

Bibliographic note

Further details of this manual, the project of which it was a part and how to obtain a printed copy are available at: www2.glos.ac.uk/gdn/details.htm