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    Hey everyone!

    This is for anyone taking the exam next Thursday to discuss revision techniques, predictons etc
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    I am dreading this paper I sat it the first time and got a C re sat worked solidly to get to an A completely messed up and got an E hopefully third time lucky!
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    lol i have like 6 hours to learn all of this due to exam timings
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    I can see data presentation or analysis techniques coming up, so something like how could you of analysed your fieldwork in a different way or something about different types of data presentation and how you used them/why you didn't use them. The one about data presentation is harder to get full marks in if it was set as a question.

    For revising just learn your skills and advantages and disadvantages. Also know key parts of your fieldwork well, you can tell when someone is making up crap
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    (Original post by Axion)
    lol i have like 6 hours to learn all of this due to exam timings
    you don't have 6 hours, you have far more if you actually plan your revision properly, you should already be revising for it.
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    (Original post by clareramos)
    you don't have 6 hours, you have far more if you actually plan your revision properly, you should already be revising for it.
    Thank you for that. I think I'll decide when I should be revising for it and for how long.

    6 hours it is
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    (Original post by Axion)
    Thank you for that. I think I'll decide when I should be revising for it and for how long.

    6 hours it is
    Hahaha, teachers eh? is this your first take of the exam?

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    (Original post by ElChapo)
    Hahaha, teachers eh? is this your first take of the exam?

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    :P

    yep first take!
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    (Original post by ElChapo)
    Hahaha, teachers eh? is this your first take of the exam?

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    tbh though, I know my fieldwork really well so it's kinda just learning all the stats and cartographic/graphical techniques etc
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    (Original post by Axion)
    Thank you for that. I think I'll decide when I should be revising for it and for how long.

    6 hours it is
    You won't be able to learn all the skills well in 6 hours, unless you already know them fairly well. I saw that you learnt your fieldwork fairly well which will help. But 6 hours isn't enough for the exam, you'll still pass and could do well, but it will be harder.
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    (Original post by clareramos)
    You won't be able to learn all the skills well in 6 hours, unless you already know them fairly well. I saw that you learnt your fieldwork fairly well which will help. But 6 hours isn't enough for the exam, you'll still pass and could do well, but it will be harder.
    ok, I'll let you know how I get on. My fieldwork is embedded in my knowledge, but as you say, it is the skills I don't know as well.

    That said, there is a lot of bluffing that can be done for questions like advantages/disadvantages of certain cartographic techniques: visually understandable, some allows for points to be made location-specific etc.

    Are you an exam marker yourself?
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    (Original post by Axion)
    ok, I'll let you know how I get on. My fieldwork is embedded in my knowledge, but as you say, it is the skills I don't know as well.

    That said, there is a lot of bluffing that can be done for questions like advantages/disadvantages of certain cartographic techniques: visually understandable, some allows for points to be made location-specific etc.

    Are you an exam marker yourself?
    I used to be chief of unit 4A, but now work cross-exam board on fieldwork and skills and lecture in them, also still do appeals marking for unit 2 and unit 4A.

    Bluffing can be done, but for cartographic it is becoming harder, as more training of teachers and examiners has taken place specifically in cartographic skills and GIS.
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    (Original post by clareramos)
    I used to be chief of unit 4A, but now work cross-exam board on fieldwork and skills and lecture in them, also still do appeals marking for unit 2 and unit 4A.

    Bluffing can be done, but for cartographic it is becoming harder, as more training of teachers and examiners has taken place specifically in cartographic skills and GIS.
    thank you . I really enjoyed my fieldwork so find talking about it a piece of cake.

    still need to polish off my chi squared and spearman's rank though. Difficult to find any resources that resemble the sort of questions that come up
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    (Original post by Axion)
    thank you . I really enjoyed my fieldwork so find talking about it a piece of cake.

    still need to polish off my chi squared and spearman's rank though. Difficult to find any resources that resemble the sort of questions that come up
    for fieldwork if it is something that you really enjoyed doing then you'll remember so easily, and it will come across in the exam.

    Best thing for those is to do past papers, or just do them in general.
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    (Original post by clareramos)
    for fieldwork if it is something that you really enjoyed doing then you'll remember so easily, and it will come across in the exam.

    Best thing for those is to do past papers, or just do them in general.
    Are there any Pre-2010 past 4A papers available? Or was in a new introduction?
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    (Original post by ElChapo)
    Hey everyone!

    This is for anyone taking the exam next Thursday to discuss revision techniques, predictons etc

    isn't the 14th a friday?
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    (Original post by Axion)
    Are there any Pre-2010 past 4A papers available? Or was in a new introduction?
    they go off after 3 years if I remember correctly. Summer 2010 was first as specification came in in 2008.
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    Please tell me it isn't Thursday? The 14th is a Friday.
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    I'm doing this exam! Section B final questions looks like it would be cartographic (if I was a betting person) - we had graphical (kite graphs and radial diagrams i think in jan), Jun12 was stats and Jan 12 was cartographic.
    Cartographic or stats then, doubt they'd repeat graphical again considering we had it in Jan.
    The exam is also a Friday lol
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    Also, how is everyone preparing for this exam? I'm doing past papers, skills is always a little awkward to revise for
 
 
 
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