Inquiry skills in the Australian curriculum

Lupton, Mandy (2012) Inquiry skills in the Australian curriculum. Access, 26(2), pp. 12-18.

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Abstract

This paper presents an analysis of inquiry skills in the Australian Curriculum, specifically in science, history and geography. It examines how inquiry is portrayed in the three subjects, and how it is developed and sequenced from Foundation to Year 10. It analyses how information literacy is represented in the inquiry skills strands. It provides recommendations for teacher-librarians to leverage information literacy as an integral part of the inquiry process, and as an integrating framework that unites the strands.

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ID Code: 51091
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: inquiry learning, information literacy, Australian Curriculum
ISSN: 1030-0155
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700) > Librarianship (080706)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development (130202)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Australian School Library Association and Mandy Lupton
Deposited On: 26 Jun 2012 22:38
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2012 00:31

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