Marking criteria

1. Use appropriate research methodology to investigate a hypothesis
2. Analyse and interpret data from primary and secondary sources
3. Draw valid conclusions from the research

Your diary

5 A’s of Research methodology
1. ASK What are you really interested in?
What are your key terms – Synonyms

2. ACQUIRE primary and secondary qualitative and quantitative research – Statistics

3. ANALYSE the issues and opinions

4. APPLY information to make predictions and draw conclusions using direct quotes, referencing and justification of opinions.

5. ASSESS Honestly reflect on problems solutions and record conversations, contacts, reading and sources. Look at your marking criteria and refer to it often to ensure you are on track.

Here is the link to the basic powerpoint shown during library lessons

Top Websites

word power

Use Citemaker for your referencing as you research

Click Here for the document handed out during library lessons

This has more detail about the 5A’s and links to various information sources

Top quality information tools

Library catalogue

Spinney press books and ebooks

EBSCO Explora for journal and newspaper articles

You may need to explore other libraries. You can search their catalogues online.