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Research Fundamentals Workshop (Onsite)

1.5 hours
Year level
25 students

Help your students become more successful researchers with this interactive session presented by State Library Victoria’s education team.

This targeted program explores relevant, practical strategies to motivate middle-year students to adopt more rigorous research practices. As part of your program, students will participate in a guided tour of the Library's services and heritage spaces.

This program is available onsite at State Library Victoria Tuesday-Thursday during term time at 10.00am and 12.30pm, a maximum of two classes can be allocated to one booking time. 

Students will:

  • compare and evaluate online sources for credibility and relevance
  • understand the importance of being a critical and creative thinker in today’s world
  • develop tips and tricks for effective internet searches
  • tour SLV's iconic spaces and learn how the Library can be utilised for research

This workshop is suitable for students in Years 7-10 or any secondary classes seeking an introduction to core research skills.

This program links to the Victorian Curriculum and helps students to: 

  • analyse and explain the effect of technological innovations on texts, particularly media texts (VCELY376
  • use comprehension strategies to interpret, analyse and synthesise ideas and information, critiquing ideas and issues from a variety of textual sources (VCELY378
  • investigate how visual and multimodal texts allude to or draw on other texts or images to enhance and layer meaning (VCELA402
  • use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse texts, comparing and evaluating representations of an event, issue, situation or character in different texts (VCELY443

More information

For more information about the program, please email [email protected] or call 03 8664 7478.

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