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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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As the need for recruiting competent fieldwork supervisors increases, so does the need for systematic inquiry into the factors of importance for entering the supervisor role.
Farhad Nazir, a lecturer in the same institute, said that fieldwork in such an important historical city of Bazira would attract attention of new students to the institute.
The contributors engage with various fieldwork practices, yet they share a critical focus on the relationship between everyday practice and discourse.
Fieldwork and questioning examine a part of the toponymic mind not normally accessed when people are not aware of these names.
It is in this spirit of supporting the next generation that the Society is planning a celebration event for all past Expeditions and Geographical Fieldwork Grant recipients, on 23 September.
While reflexivity allows the researchers to be more open to the challenges to their theoretical positions that fieldwork would inevitably raise, it can also change researchers and their positions relative to the others in the field.
Despite the benefits of fieldwork, preparation of students, liability issues, and logistics all can be challenging.
Fieldwork facilitates the integration of knowledge, professional reasoning and professional behaviours in practice.
As well as this, Max Harrison earned an extra mention as he won the Individual Fieldwork prize for his efforts.
For the purposes of this study, Coleman's (1989) definition of fieldwork (echoed by Nakano & Morrison, 1992) as a "relatively short-term, professionally supervised work experience offered as part of the school's curriculum and taken during the academic sequence" (p.
Red stamps and gold stars; fieldwork dilemmas in upland socialist Asia.
Many questions about ornithology are best answered by observing birds in the wild during fieldwork. Amanda and her students have done fieldwork in locations as remote as the Andes Mountains in South America and as nearby as the forests of southern Ohio and the Midwest.