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SACE 2 Year 12

Society & Culture: How to write an effective Investigative Assignment

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Third Edition
Year 12 Publication
ISBN: 978-1-921548-84-0
Authors:
  • Anita Vincent 
Pages:
109

The Essentials Workbooks are designed to support the teaching of SACE Stage 1 and 2 subjects in South Australia. The SACE 2 Society & Culture Workbook provides a step-by-step guide to the investigation component of the SACE Stage 2 Society & Culture course.

The Third Edition of the SACE 2 Society & Culture: How to write an effective Investigative Assignment includes updated examples and revised layout.

 

Table of Contents

  • Section 1: Timeplan
  • Section 2: Introduction to the investigation
  • What is the Society & Culture investigation?
  • Capabilities
  • Learning requirements and assessment design criteria
  • How the investigation is assessed
  • Advice before starting your investigation
  • Section checkpoint
  • Section 3: How to begin
  • Choosing a topic
  • Features of a good investigation topic
  • Finding your own issue
  • Brief background research
  • Techniques for researching internet sites
  • Formulating the hypothesis or guiding question
  • Focusing questions
  • Section checkpoint
  • Section 4: Researching your contemporary social or cultural issue
  • Sources of information
  • Primary sources
  • Secondary sources
  • Referencing
  • Section checkpoint
  • Section 5: Analysis, synthesis and evaluation
  • Sorting through your information
  • Collating your primary data
  • Analysing your information
  • Synthesis and evaluation
  • Section checkpoint
  • Section 6: Writing the report
  • Reminders
  • Presentation
  • Structure of the investigation
  • Drafting
  • How to write the introduction
  • How to write the body of the report
  • How to write the conclusion of the report
  • Reference list
  • Section checkpoint
  • Section 7: Final checklists
  • Final report checklist
  • Verification sheet checklist
  • Checklist for folio folder
  • Section 8: Suggested answers