3 Guide and Research Plan Allows you toOutline the area you will study for your SGPDevelop a hypothesis to investigateIdentify what data you will require and how you will collect itDue Friday 2nd May 2008 (week 1 Term 2)
4 Area of StudyDemonstrate ( show by example) the existence of the urban dynamic(s) operating in a suburb of your choice. Describe (provide characteristics) and account (state reasons for) the likely future trends of the suburb
6 Suburbanisation Why? Examples? The movement of people, employment and facilities away from the inner city towards the outer urban areas.Why? Examples?
7 Exurbanisation Why? Examples? A process whereby people, usually affluent, move from the city to rural areas but continue to maintain an urban way of life, either through long-distance commuting or technology.Why? Examples?
8 Counterurbanisation Why? Examples? A marked decline in the total population or the growth rate of the population of large metropolitan areas and the subsequent growth of smaller urban centres at their expense.Why? Examples?
9 Decentralisation Why? Examples? The dispersal of activities and people from large urban centres to smaller urban centres and rural communitiesWhy? Examples?
10 Consolidation Why? Examples? Policies that encourage higher population densities in established suburban areas.Why? Examples?
11 Urban DecayThe deterioration of the built environment.Why? Examples?
12 Urban RenewalThe redevelopment of an urban area.Why? Examples?
13 Urban Village Why? Examples? Distinctive residential districts comprising a clustering of people with a common culture and forming an identifiable communityWhy? Examples?
14 Spatial Exclusion Why? Examples? Luxury lifestyles which have resulted in restrictions in spatial access and the freedom of movement of other urban dwellers eg high security suburbs and walled estatesWhy? Examples?
17 Useful websitesuseful for locationABS census dataABS census dataArchival infoArchival photosABS census dataDesign a walk through your communityUse software to graph statsDemographic profiles on all of Sydney’s suburbs
20 In your letter you need to Provide your address and the sender’s addressTarget someone specific. Call ahead and find out the name of the relevant personIntroduce yourselfExplain the nature of your project and the type of information that you are looking forSpecify a way that you will collect the information (self addressed envelope, phone call or personal visit).Thank them for their timeProvide a stamped, self addressed envelope so they can reply.More ideas?
21 Letter Writing To whom do I write ? What do I ask ? How do I write it ?
22 North Shore Historical Society The Society was founded in 1958 and aims to further the knowledge of local history and to foster an interest in history generally in local school children.Publications:Journal, three times per year; monthly one page bulletin.Phone: Contact:Brian Evesson (President)Address:PO Box 325 Cammeray NSW 2062
23 Frank Sartor – Future trends Minister SartorDepartment of PlanningGPO Box 39, Sydney NSW 2001
25 Letter writingIf you want to get an interview use appropriate gentle language when requesting an interview.Eg “Could you recommend people for me to interview to gain an insight into these changes”
26 Designing Surveys for your SGP Do want a CLOSED & an OPEN survey ??Closed:ExampleWhat best describes your age group ?Agesresponsestotal<2020 to 4040 to 60Over 60The totals maythen begraphed andanalysed
27 Closed Survey In which age group do you best fit? In which income group do you best fit?What suburb do you live in? How long have you lived in this suburb?In which style of housing do you live in?What is your occupation?To what extent do you think that there has been an increase in more densely settled buildings in recent years?This website may be of some use for your survey
28 Rank Order tasks Rank the attractiveness of the new building (1 being very attractive to 5 being ugly)rankresponsestotal12345
29 Open SurveyGood for specific one off interviews
30 Using Photos in the SGPWhen you refer to objects a photograph, use the correct language – foreground, middle ground, background, top left, bottom right etc.You photograph should have a relevant caption describing when and where the picture was taken.
31 Using Photos in the SGPDescribe what the picture/diagram shows (patterns/trends)Point out the relevant geographical processesDiscuss the implications of these processes