Finding your way through the 'jungle of information'
So you have a research assignment. Do you know where to begin? There is so much information out there on the web that it can be hard to know where to start and what path to take through the 'jungle of information'.
The Research Safari is designed to help you do just that. Follow the information / inquiry process described here to help you work through your research task. There are also lots of great resources, tools and information that will help give your assignment that WOW factor.
The Research Safari will help you to answer the following questions:
When your school subscribes to the Research Safari you will be given a password that provides access to a growing range of resources, ideas and activities to help you with your research tasks. This is a one-off subscription and does not require individual logons for students.
Did you know that Information Literacy is one of the five competencies identified by UNESCO in their Framework for Transversal Competencies. Find out more about the links between Transversal Competencies and Inquiry Learning here.
If your school is a member of Studyvibe you will find literally 100s of great resources to help you with your research tasks.
Great Resources to Help you Get Started with Your Research Task
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