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Reflecting on feedback in Blog Stage Two

As my final blog entry for this semester I am now taking the time to reflect on the written feedback which was provided to me by both peers and my lecturer for Information Learning Nexus.  This process, like with Blog … Continue reading

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My Digital footprint

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Questionnaire 3

Take some time to think about your topic. Now write down what you know about it. The new History and Geography Curriculum documents outlined in the Australian Curriculum have a leadership role to play in helping teachers to implement effective … Continue reading

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Action I took with my students after Questionnaire One and Two

As one of three teachers who developed this Year 2 history unit, the opportunity to collect data about my student’s information literacy skill development this semester added a new dimension to the way I have been able to reflect on … Continue reading

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A look at Science, History, and Geography Australian Curriculum Frameworks

Looking at the role of inquiry based learning outlined in each of three disciplines of Geography, History and Science, I was able to directly relate the strengths and weaknesses that I found to my previous discoveries in regards the practicalities … Continue reading

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A look at inquiry learning within my Information Learning Activity

Having now taken a closer look at the place of inquiry learning as it is represented in the Australian curriculum, it is clear to me that there are significant strengths and weaknesses of the Information Learning Activity in question.  The … Continue reading

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Comparing my inquiry process to Alberta Inquiry Model

As part of my information gathering earlier this semester, I analysed my progress using the stages outlined in Kuhlthau’s model of Information Search Process. (ISP)  I certainly experienced strong feelings during each of those stages.  At this stage of the … Continue reading

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Recommendations from Analysis of Information Learning Activity

There are a number of key recommendations that would enhance the History Information Learning Activity “XXXX Then and Now.” Significantly teachers need to consider the way in which units are developed.   Significant aspects of the Australian Curriculum and Inquiry based … Continue reading

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Results of data analysis and interpretation of results

 This blog post outlines the findings of my analysis of my Information Learning Activity this semester. Question 1 – Take some time to think about your topic. Now write down what you know about it. An analysis of Question One … Continue reading

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Methodology (how I gathered & analysed data)

The Method The students participating in this inquiry-based learning activity are from a Grade 2 class at a Catholic Primary School in Brisbane’s South.  This class consists of 24 students and is one of 3 Year 2 classes within the … Continue reading

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