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Research skills workshop

Duration
1 hour
Year level
7–9
Cost
Free until 25 June

Please note: this program is free to book for the remainder of term two.

We help your students become more successful researchers online.

This targeted lecture combines humour and practical strategies to motivate middle-year students to adopt more rigorous internet research practices. 

Students will:

  • learn to identify and compare characteristics of credible versus unreliable websites
  • understand the importance of being a critical and creative thinker in today’s world
  • develop tips and tricks for more effective internet searches
  • cultivate their ability to evaluate online sources for credibility and relevance
  • examine the consequences when research goes wrong.

All of our education programs complement the Victorian Curriculum and include follow up activities and resources.

This program is supported by the Percy Baxter Charitable Fund and Margaret Ross AM.

Term three program

This program will run both online and on-site for the duration of term three (11 June to 16 September 2021).

The on-site workshop is designed for classes up to 25 students and will run for 60 minutes, with an additional 60 minutes for self-guided learning. The cost is $180 per session (plus a $8.80 booking fee). 

Book a term three on-site workshop

The online workshop is designed for classes of up to 90 students, with a cost of $130 per session (plus a $6.60 booking fee).

Book a term three online workshop

For more information

Please email education@slv.vic.gov.au to find out more about this program.