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1 Geography 231 Introduction to Geospatial Methods Final Review Goals To get an “A” in the final exam To get an A in the final exam
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2 Geog 231 Final Exam Registrar Scheduled Monday, December 14, 15:30 – 17:30 in ST 143 (double- check this information!) 2 hours in duration Worth 31% of your final grade 32 multiple choice worth 0.5% each (16% total) 6 short answer worth 2.5% each (15% total) The exam is cumulative, and will cover all course topics More emphasis on materials covered since the midterm Lectures, labs, and readings are all testable How to Study for This Thing? Start with the lectures. These define the topics for the course Make a list: what are the ‘core concepts’ of each topic? Ideally, you want to know ALL THIS MATERIAL. However, the trick comes in trying to anticipate what will appear on the test! Cross-list this list against topics reinforced in the labs. This will help you rank the relative importance of each issue Think like an instructor: which concepts are ‘easily testable’ given the format of the exam?
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3 Topic 3: Geographic Phenomenon and Data I – Representing Geography Geographic representation: The world is a complex place Models of geographic representation: discrete objects and continuous fields* Levels of data: nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio Raster and vector data models* Raster and vector data models Topic 4: Geographic Phenomenon and Data I
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