How Does Formative, Written Feedback Help Students Improve Their Geographical Writing, pp. 17 of 17


[i] In the authors’ case, these are students with the calibre to qualify for enrolment in a Special Assistance Plan (SAP) school offering the Integrated Programme.

[ii] This is encapsulated specifically in the “six geographical concepts that underline the motivations behind different sets of questions that interest different groups of geographers: Environment, Place, Process, Scale, Space and Time, and System” (MOE & UCLES: 2015, p2)

[iii] The learning objectives of this unit are that students should be able to 1) describe how global climate has changed, 2) explain the natural and anthropogenic causes of climate change and 3) discuss how climate change affects people and evaluate the responses to climate change.

[iv] Visual samples in Appendix I

[v] Student names have been abbreviated into acronyms to protect their identities




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