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The World in Spatial Terms - Geographic Research and Maps

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Department
Geography
Course
Geography 1400F/G
Professor
Godwin Arku
Semester
Winter

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Jan 16 12 The World in Spatial TermsGeographic Research and MapsSome Geographic Questions What is the pattern of life expectancy in London What factors explain the pattern What are the opportunities to improve current conditionsThe Research Process Two general approaches to developing knowledge 1 Inductive ReasoningPerceptual experiencesunordered factsdefinition classification measurementordered factsinductive generalizationlaws and theory constructionexplanation This was brought in by Carl Ritter who lived from 17791859 2 Deductive Reasoning It starts with a sense that a general principle existsResearch are then carried out to determine if it applies in specific circumstancesExperiments are designed to prove the validity of the generalizationIf shown to be validLawtheory is then establishedPerceptual experiencesimages of real world structure a PRIORI modelhypothesisexper
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