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
5 A’s of Research methodology
What are you really interested in?
What are your key terms – Synonyms
primary and secondary qualitative and quantitative research – Statistics
the issues and opinions
information to make predictions and draw conclusions using direct quotes, referencing and justification of opinions.
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
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
IN TEXT Citations
Link to OWL Purdue Website on in text citations
APA in-text citation style uses the author’s last name and the year of publication, for example: (Field, 2005).
For direct quotations, include the page number as well, for example: (Field, 2005, p. 14).
For sources such as websites and e-books that have no page numbers, use a paragraph number, for example: (Field, 2005, para. 1).