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SACE 2 Year 12

Child Studies: How to write an effective Investigation

$33.00 inc. GST
SKU: S2CHILDWK
Third Edition
Year 12 Publication
ISBN: 978-1-925505-13-9
Authors:
  • Kathleen Dodgson 
  • Leanne Jarvis 
Pages:
84

The Essentials Workbooks are designed to support the teaching of SACE Stage 1 and 2 subjects in South Australia. The SACE 2 Child Studies Workbook provides a step-by-step guide for the Investigation component of the SACE Stage 2 Child Studies course.

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

 

Table of Contents

  • Section 1 Time management
    • Time management checklist
  • Section 2 Introduction to the Investigation
    • What is the Child Studies Investigation?
    • The procedures involved in preparing an Investigation
    • Verification of own work
    • SACE word-count policy
    • Student research policy
    • Keys to doing well
    • Assessment design criteria and specific features
    • Investigation and critical analysis
    • Evaluation
    • How the Investigation is assessed
    • Performance standards
    • Advice before starting your Investigation
    • Section checkpoint
  • Section 3 Getting started
    • Background research
    • Choosing an issue
    • Formulating a hypothesis or research question
    • Focusing questions
    • Performance standards
    • Advice before starting your Investigation
    • Section checkpoint
  • Section 4 Researching your contemporary issue
    • Sources of information
    • Primary sources
    • Collecting data
    • Surveys and questionnaires
    • Planning survey questions
    • Interviews
    • Secondary sources
    • Referencing
    • Harvard or in-text referencing
    • Footnoting
    • Reference list
    • Section checkpoint
  • Section 5 Analysis and evaluation
    • Sorting through your information
    • Analysing your information
    • Bias
    • Evaluating
    • Review your information before writing
    • Section checkpoint
  • Section 6 Writing the Investigation
    • Structure of the Investigation
    • Drafting
    • How to write the introduction
    • How to write the body of the Investigation
    • How to present primary data
    • Survey or observational data
    • How to write the conclusion of the Investigation
    • Reference list
    • Section checkpoint
  • Section 7 Final checklists
    • Final study checklist
    • Verification sheet checklist