Dr Katie Ledingham

24th October 2013

This session involved guiding students on a half day tour around Exeter, encouraging them to consider and to engage with its human and physical geographies

January 2013 to present

GEO3126 The Geography of Monsters: Science, Society and Environmental Risk

In this module I assist in encouraging students to discuss and reflect upon the complexities of the more than human geographies of science, risk, expertise and security.  I also deliver a short presentation which introduces students to the bison-brucellosis controversy in the United States and explicate the problems that arise when we try to 'reduce' scientific indeterminacy and control 'nature' through spatial practices of segregation and bordering.

December 2012 to present

GEO2310 Human Geography Practice

In this module I assist in encouraging students to critically engage with a range of geographical methodological research techniques:

09/12/13 - Cultural and Textual Discourse analysis

25/11/13 - Working with Sources and Archive materials

04/11/13 - Participant observation

21/10/13 - Focus Groups

07/10/13 - Interview Workshop

28/02/13 - ‘Use and Abuse of Statistics’

14/02/13 – ‘Follow the Things’ as a Research Methodology

31/01/13 - How to Prepare a Dissertation Proposal

06/12/12 - ‘Spaces of Homelessness'

18/10/12 - Environmentalism, Humanism and Posthumanism Workshop

November 2012 to December 2012

GEO2312 Theory, Space and Society

In these three two hour workshops I guided student discussions on the impact and the significance of 'relational geographies.'  I also helped students to consider how they might develop and structure an assessed essay on this topic.

16th October 2012

GEO1308 Methods and Concepts in Geography

This session involved guiding students on a half day tour around Exeter, encouraging them to consider and to engage with its human and physical geographies.