Planning Fieldwork Flashcards

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What is an enquiry in fieldwork?

An enquiry is a question someone aims to prove or disprove through research.

What is a hypothesis in fieldwork?

A hypothesis is a testable statement set out to be proved or disproved.

What are the key steps in the fieldwork process?

The key steps are: Enquiry or hypothesis, Methods, Data collection, Presentation, Analysis, Conclusion and Evaluation.

Why is planning important in fieldwork?

Planning ensures that you collect relevant data, have necessary equipment and clothing, and conduct risk assessments to ensure safety, making your data reliable and your enquiry successful.

How should data be presented in fieldwork?

Data can be presented as charts, graphs, maps, photographs, or other forms of data representation.

Choose the method that most clearly shows your findings.

What is a risk assessment in the context of fieldwork?

A risk assessment is the process of evaluating potential risks involved in an activity, assessing the likelihood and impact of harmful or hazardous occurrences.

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