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Equine Park - Library Home: RESEARCH GUIDE

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Research Assignments

Undertaking independent research is a big challenge even for experienced university researchers.

For school students developing the required skill set takes time but once acquired are a hugely valuable life skill.

Guiding you through research...

The Alice Smith School has developed pages to help you work your way through the research process with the following pages:

  1. Title Development
  2. Source Types
  3. Primary/Secondary Sources
  4. Academic Writing Style
  5. Evaluating Sources
  6. Recognising Sources

Developing Information Fluent Students


The Big6

It is useful to have a model that helps to guide researchers through the research process. At KLASS we have chosen the Big6 model.

Big6 describes itself on its website as:

Using the Big6 information literacy process, you will identify information research goals, seek, use, and assemble relevant, credible information, then to reflect— is the final product effective and was my process efficient. The Big6 information literacy process is completely transferable to any grade level, subject area, or workplace. Big6, state and national instructional standards, and your curriculum all work together hand-in-hand.