SBHS Tertiary Prep Tutorials 2014 #1

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First of four sessions designed to help prepare Year 13 secondary students for the transition to research and study at a tertiary level. This session is about Managing Research - What is research? How to construct a search strategy. How to use a search engine to search effectively and how to evaluate websites.

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SBHS Tertiary Prep Tutorials 2014 #1

  1. 1. Preparing for Tertiary Study
  2. 2. Week 1
  3. 3. Week 1 Managing Research
  4. 4. The purpose of these tutorials are:  To further develop your learning  To support your academic goals  To prepare you for transition to tertiary level of research and study
  5. 5. Tutorials: Week 1: Managing Research Week 2: Managing Resources Week 3: Managing Information Week 4: Managing Self
  6. 6. Expectations: You’ll only get as much out of these sessions as you’re prepared to put in, so come ready to  Listen and contribute  Take notes  Work on current assignments  Practice skills taught and tools introduced
  7. 7. What is Research?
  8. 8. “The systematic investigation into and study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions.”
  9. 9. Research Process
  10. 10. http://bit.ly/1tkIxOs
  11. 11. The Information Age
  12. 12. The Information Age How does research fit?
  13. 13. Did youhttp://flic.kr/p /9ksxQa
  14. 14. Google Search Strategies
  15. 15.  Word order matters
  16. 16.  Word order matters – blue sky
  17. 17.  Word order matters  Little words matter
  18. 18.  Word order matters  Little words matter - Who
  19. 19.  Word order matters  Little words matter  Keywords
  20. 20.  Word order matters  Little words matter  Keywords  Prior knowledge
  21. 21.  Word order matters  Little words matter  Keywords  Prior knowledge  Background pre-research
  22. 22.  Word order matters  Little words matter  Keywords  Prior knowledge  Background pre-research  Technical terms
  23. 23.  Word order matters  Little words matter  Keywords  Prior knowledge  Background pre-research  Technical terms  Other readings
  24. 24.  Word order matters  Little words matter  Keywords  Prior knowledge  Background pre-research  Technical terms  Other readings  Words with similar meanings
  25. 25.  Word order matters  Little words matter  Keywords  Questions
  26. 26.  Word order matters  Little words matter  Keywords  Questions – Answer sites
  27. 27. Searching Tips:  Define
  28. 28. Searching Tips:  Define  Phrase searching
  29. 29. Searching Tips:  Define  Phrase searching  Ctrl F
  30. 30. Searching Tips:  Define  Phrase searching  Ctrl F  File Type
  31. 31. Searching Tips:  Define  Phrase searching  Ctrl F  File Type  Advanced Searching
  32. 32. Searching Tips:  Define  Phrase searching  Ctrl F  File Type  Advanced Searching  Google Scholar
  33. 33. Evaluating Information
  34. 34.  What do we mean by evaluation?
  35. 35.  What do we mean by evaluation? to judge or determine the significance, worth, or quality of; assess
  36. 36.  What do we mean by evaluation?  Why do we evaluate information?
  37. 37.  What do we mean by evaluation?  Why do we evaluate information?  How do we evaluate sources of information?
  38. 38. “Q.U.I.C.K” Steps
  39. 39. “C.R.A.A.P” Test
  40. 40. http://bit.ly/1hc2mb1
  41. 41. “B.A.D.U.R.L”
  42. 42. To access resources to support the Tertiary Prep Tutorials visit: http://bit.ly/TPT2014
  43. 43. http://bit.ly/19kTfiIImage used with: Senga White Research and Learning Coordinator Southland Boys’ High School Invercargill, New Zealand sengaw@windowslive.com

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