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fieldwork

(fēld′wŏrk)
Studies and practical experience gained during the direct observation and care of patients. It is used to supplement and broaden the education of students, usually in addition to academic study performed in the classroom, home, or library. Fieldwork is also used in ethnographic nursing research.
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Whether employed as ornithologists or doing fieldwork as citizen scientists, these nature enthusiasts share the same passion.
Therefore, the central focus here is on how certain emotions I experienced during fieldwork, when treated with the same intellectual vigour that my empirical work demands can assist rather than impede understanding of fieldwork (including a great awareness of myself and participants gender roles related to the seduction behaviors).
2001) found that fieldwork placements and clinicians had the greatest impact on the career plans of students.
Moreover, the consideration of the different stages of post-fieldwork processes provides the budding ethnographer with a strategy to follow after the hectic experience of fieldwork.
Fieldwork and gambling hold similar perils to financial and psychological well-being, as well as comparable addictive possibilities.
The archaeological importance of the chalk downland landscape crossed by the 15km Brighton Bypass route was recognised by English Heritage, which provided funding for two seasons of fieldwork in 1989 and 1990, and for the subsequent post-excavation analysis and report writing.
While social work schools vary in the nature and degree of faculty involvement, ultimately fieldwork is the school's responsibility.
Another feature of Fieldwork worth commenting on is the equally sharp focus across the whole of its expanse.
Contrasting his findings to anthropological models based on twentieth-century fieldwork, Szonyi provides a piquant glimpse into the richly textured complexity that preceded the contemporary lineage, which still survives in Fuzhou and elsewhere in China.
The drilling will test for new gold zones that were discovered during 2003 fieldwork.
At the time of this fieldwork, Watt tells us, Philadelphia was an ethnically heterogeneous, segregated city with a declining economic base.
Internships and other types of fieldwork experiences enable students to test career options, improve their employment potential, challenge assumptions underlying theoretic approaches to the discipline, gain familiarity with the language and ethnography of the professional work places they plan to enter, and enlarge their sense of the role of research in their fields.