PP Workshops: Session 4   Research Plan & Info sources1. Information needs  • What do you know and don’t know about    you...
Investigating boxing as a sport for CIS     Helping children at a hospital           Testing the pollution on beaches arou...
Approaches to Learning   Organization   Communication &    Collaboration             How do I learn best?   Informatio...
Frameworks
Planning your ProjectLike a journey you need a map
The Research ProcessPlanning & developmentCollection of informationSelection of informationRecording of informationWorking...
Planning your project    Ask yourself    What do I already know about my topic? Brainstorm and/or    mindmap this.    W...
Finding Information    What information do I need for my Personal Project?    Print ?    Places?    People?
Collecting Information What information do I need for my Personal Project?Print?Places?People?    Surveys?    Interviews?
What are the questions?1. Coaching a team2. Organising an event3. Writing a short story4. Painting a portrait5. Designing ...
Every PP involves researchWhat information do you need to make this PP                 a success?      Coaching a younger ...
Every PP involves researchWhat information do you need to make this PP                 a success?                   Organ...
Every PP involves researchWhat information do you need to make this PP                 a success?    Writing short stori...
Every PP involves researchWhat information do you need to make this PP                 a success?Creating apiece ofartwork
Every PP involves researchMaking a scrapbook/magazineof an exchange trip to France.......
Every PP involves researchWhat information do you need to make this PP                 a success?Creating a musicDVD
Your own PP• What is your topic• What do you know about it?• What do you not know about it?  • List out your KEY QUESTIONS...
Info resources and sourcesTypes of information        Hard copy or digitalIdentify where to look for information        Wi...
Sources of information1. Print sources      −   books, newspapers, magazine articles
Sources of information2. Digital sources:• audiovisual materials• Internet  •   Websites, podcasts, emails ….• online data...
Sources of information3. People•    interview / questionnaire
Sources of information4. Site visits
Sources of information5. Courses, experiments etc.
Be S.M.A.R.T.Self interestManageableAOIResearchableTimely
Researchable = Information Rich    Before you get started can you find information    on your topic?    CIS Library    ...
Prepare your own research plan• Goal• AOI• Plan • Things that you know about the topic • Things that you don’t know about ...
My research planI need information about      Where /How to locate thethe following:                answer?1. What kind of...
PREPARE YOUR RESEARCH      PLAN NOW      WORK IN PAIRS
Keeping your Process JournalYour Supervisor will want to see yourProcess Journal every meeting.Your Process Journal is a p...
Keeping your Process Journal ►   Decide on your format ►   Date all your entries. ► Each time you work on your Personal Pr...
Keeping your Process JournalReflect honestly on how you think you are goingand how you are feeling about the process.Menti...
Homework• Try out the information sources introduced today• Create an account in Noodletools (if you do not  have one)• Fi...
Well done!
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  • Work individually on the first 15 min. to write down the questions; work in pairs after to discuss strategies to locate answers Present to the group (depends on time)
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    1. 1. PP Workshops: Session 4 Research Plan & Info sources1. Information needs • What do you know and don’t know about your topic2. Information sources • Different types of information3. How to record information sources
    2. 2. Investigating boxing as a sport for CIS Helping children at a hospital Testing the pollution on beaches around HK Creating & exploring human creation, ideas and inventions. Human Ingenuity Approaches to learning Different skills to learn, organize and communicate and reflect.Community & Service Helping and contributing Areas of Interaction Health & to others in the community Social education Looking after physical, social & emotional health of self & others Environment Showing responsibility for natural and man-made environments
    3. 3. Approaches to Learning Organization Communication & Collaboration  How do I learn best? Information literacy  How do I know? Thinking  How do I communicate my Reflection understanding?
    4. 4. Frameworks
    5. 5. Planning your ProjectLike a journey you need a map
    6. 6. The Research ProcessPlanning & developmentCollection of informationSelection of informationRecording of informationWorking on the productCreating and presentingBringing it all together
    7. 7. Planning your project Ask yourself What do I already know about my topic? Brainstorm and/or mindmap this. What is my key goal, my key questions and keywords? What format might my product take and who is my audience? What is my time line so that I can meet deadlines? Where could I possibly find information? Supervisor meeting
    8. 8. Finding Information What information do I need for my Personal Project? Print ? Places? People?
    9. 9. Collecting Information What information do I need for my Personal Project?Print?Places?People? Surveys? Interviews?
    10. 10. What are the questions?1. Coaching a team2. Organising an event3. Writing a short story4. Painting a portrait5. Designing a scrapbook6. Creating a music DVD7. Cleaning up the beach
    11. 11. Every PP involves researchWhat information do you need to make this PP a success? Coaching a younger childrens team
    12. 12. Every PP involves researchWhat information do you need to make this PP a success?  Organising an event
    13. 13. Every PP involves researchWhat information do you need to make this PP a success? Writing short stories, poetry anthology, short film script
    14. 14. Every PP involves researchWhat information do you need to make this PP a success?Creating apiece ofartwork
    15. 15. Every PP involves researchMaking a scrapbook/magazineof an exchange trip to France.......
    16. 16. Every PP involves researchWhat information do you need to make this PP a success?Creating a musicDVD
    17. 17. Your own PP• What is your topic• What do you know about it?• What do you not know about it? • List out your KEY QUESTIONS• Comment on your partner’s key questions
    18. 18. Info resources and sourcesTypes of information Hard copy or digitalIdentify where to look for information Within the school Within your own community Within a broader communityHow many types of info do I need?
    19. 19. Sources of information1. Print sources − books, newspapers, magazine articles
    20. 20. Sources of information2. Digital sources:• audiovisual materials• Internet • Websites, podcasts, emails ….• online databases • Collection of newspaper & magazine articles
    21. 21. Sources of information3. People• interview / questionnaire
    22. 22. Sources of information4. Site visits
    23. 23. Sources of information5. Courses, experiments etc.
    24. 24. Be S.M.A.R.T.Self interestManageableAOIResearchableTimely
    25. 25. Researchable = Information Rich Before you get started can you find information on your topic? CIS Library Hong Kong Public Library Online Encyclopaedias Online databases: newspapers & magazines Websites People & places
    26. 26. Prepare your own research plan• Goal• AOI• Plan • Things that you know about the topic • Things that you don’t know about • How & where to locate answers
    27. 27. My research planI need information about Where /How to locate thethe following: answer?1. What kind of style should 2.Art books that discussI choose for my art work ? different artistic styles / encyclopedia 3.Talk to art technician /2. What kind of paint to use? teacher / sales person in art supply store •Website (check Webpath express) •books (check library)
    28. 28. PREPARE YOUR RESEARCH PLAN NOW WORK IN PAIRS
    29. 29. Keeping your Process JournalYour Supervisor will want to see yourProcess Journal every meeting.Your Process Journal is a practical notebook~ plans, draft ideas, diagrams, sketches.It doesnt have to be really neat.Include photos in your Process Journalto show work in progress.
    30. 30. Keeping your Process Journal ► Decide on your format ► Date all your entries. ► Each time you work on your Personal Project spend 5—10 minutes writing up what you have done. ► Write about the people you have consulted, the placesyou have visited and the resources you have used.► Highlight the ATL keywords used.
    31. 31. Keeping your Process JournalReflect honestly on how you think you are goingand how you are feeling about the process.Mention the challenges you face and yourplans to overcome them.Evaluate your progress ~ write aboutthe skills you have learnt.Include any queries or problems you wantto discuss with your Supervisor.
    32. 32. Homework• Try out the information sources introduced today• Create an account in Noodletools (if you do not have one)• Finish your Research Plan and be ready to present to the group tomorrow
    33. 33. Well done!

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