Monthly Archives: August 2012

Reflecting about my journey and feedback from my peers

Reflection Blog My immediate response to the thought of having to give and receive feedback from my peers who have also been undergoing an information seeking journey this semester was one of hesitation.  This was mainly because I was still … Continue reading

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A Reflection – Comparison of my inquiry journey using Kuhlthau’s information seeking process

During this blog post I will be analysing the different feeling thoughts and actions I have encountered so far during my inquiry process as part of Information Learning Nexus this semester.  This analysis has been completed using the model of … Continue reading

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Information Synthesis –

Through my information gathering this semester  I have worked towards developing a cohesive definition of inquiry learning, and how I can apply this learning theory in a meaningful manner  in the context of the Australian history curriculum within an early … Continue reading

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Second Questionnaire

1. Take some time to think about your topic. Now write down what you know about it. Inquiry learning is an essential element of the Australian Curriculum subject of History. Students need to investigate and engage with historical knowledge, understandings … Continue reading

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Having a Go at Mind Mapping

My Information Gathering Journey Today I have had a go at linking my key terms together using an online mind mapping tool.  I have had many paper versions of the above mind map during my information journey, but after viewing … Continue reading

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Having a go at ProQuest and ERIC Databases

The above link outlines my searches using the Proquest and ERIC databases.  Unfortunately as noted by other readers of my blog there is a whistle in the background of my recording, which I was unable to rectify, despite numerous retakes.

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Information Analysis Blog Entry Three – Screen Captures included

At this stage I am wanting to consolidate my understanding of what guided learning is, and link it to my history curriculum context. I decided to initially investigate the concept of guided inquiry, and straight away found links between the … Continue reading

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Information Analysis Blog Entry Two-Video Capture

Please click on the following click for video of my information search.  Due to formatting issues I have only been able to provide a link to the video. Dr Brian Hoepper Search The above search while very specific, provided me … Continue reading

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The information journey continues

After this week’s tutorial I went back to look at my blog, and was initially tempted to delete my post entitled “So what’s this thing called “guided inquiry””    It was clear from online discussions that some of the information I blogged … Continue reading

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