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Child Studies Workbook Second Edition

Year 12 Publication

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Overview

The Child Studies Workbook is specifically written to help students and teachers tackle the 'Investigation' assignment in Year 12.

Table of Contents

Child Studies Sample Chapter

Section 1 – Time management 1
  Time management checklist 2
     
Section 2 – Introduction to the Investigation 5
  What is the Child Studies Investigation? 5
  The procedures involved in preparing an Investigation 6
  Verification of own work 6
  SACE word-count policy 8
  Student research policy 8
  Keys to doing well 9
  Assessment design criteria and specific features 10
  Investigation and critical analysis 10
  Performance standards 12
  Advice before starting your Investigation 13
  Section checkpoint 14
     
Section 3 – Getting started 15
  Background research 15
  Choosing an issue 16
  Formulating a hypothesis or research question 31
  Focusing questions 32
  Section checkpoint 34
     
Section 4 – Researching your contemporary issue 35
  Sources of information 35
  Primary sources 36
  Collecting data 38
  Surveys and questionnaires 39
  Planning survey questions 39
  Interviews 43
  Secondary sources 45
  Referencing 51
  Harvard or in-text referencing 52
  Footnoting 53
  Reference list 54
  Section checkpoint 54
     
Section 5 – Analysis and evaluation 55
  Sorting through your information 55
  Analysing your information 59
  Bias 64
  Evaluating 65
  Review your information before writing 67
  Section checkpoint 68
     
Section 6 – Writing the Investigation 69
  Structure of the Investigation 72
  Drafting 73
  How to write the introduction 73
  How to write the body of the Investigation 80
  How to present primary data 83
  Survey or observational data 83
  How to write the conclusion of the Investigation 86
  Reference list 90
  Section checkpoint 93
     
Section 7 – Final checklists 95
  Final study checklist 95
  Verification sheet checklist 95