PRACTICAL GEOGRAPHY

4 ADVANTAGES AND 5 DISADVANTAGES OF A CHLOROPLETH MAP

what is choropleth map? choropleth maps display divided geographical areas or regions that are coloured, shaded or patterned in relation to data variable choropleth map can also be defined as a thematic map in which the administrative areas a cloured or shaded according to the range in which the aggregated statistics of interest falls. unlike …

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DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LITERATURE REVIEW AND ESSAYS

purpose of literature review is to determine what is known on the topic, how well this knowledge is established and where future research might be directed while purpose of the essay is to present a coherent argument in response to a stimulus or question, abd to persuade the reader that your position is credible that …

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FACTORS THAT NEED TO BE DETERMINED IN ADVANCE OF ACTUAL INTERVIEW

8 advantages of interview as data collection tool in research

Purpose and information needed should be clear. Which type of interview best suited for the purpose should be decided. A clear outline and framework should be systematically prepared. Planning should be done for recording responses. factors to be considered during Execution of the Interview : Rapport should be established. Described information should be collected with …

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What is map reading?

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Map reading and interpretation is an essential part of our daily life because at one point in your life you will need a map to give you direction in the new city or help you to locate a restaurant or bus station. By definition map reading and interpretation is the ability to understand symbols and …

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DISADVANTAGES OF INTERVIEW AS DATA COLLECTION TOOL IN RESEARCH

Time Consuming Analysis of data can be difficult and time-consuming. Data preparation and analysis are “end-loaded” compared with, for instance, questionnaires, which are preceded and where data are ready for analysis once they have been collected. The transcribing and coding of interview data is a major task for the researcher which occurs after the data …

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3 FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A MAP SCALE

The map content Some special themes can not have various scales, but only the most logical ones. For example, population density maps cannot be larger than 1:100 000 otherwise the mapped people are not representative (commuters, day labourer, etc.). The map purpose The map scale must be adapted to the purpose of the map and …

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10 MAP ESSENTIALS

Maps come in an infinite variety of sizes and styles and serve a limitless diversity of purposes. Regardless of type, however, every map should contain a few basic components to facilitate its use Omission of any of these essential components decreases the clarity of the map and may make it more difficult to interpret. the …

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