Research Practices

LevelStage 1
Learning AreaCross-Disciplinary
SemesterSemester 1
Pre requisitenone required
Additional CostsNone

Who is this course for?

Students wishing to complete Research Project in Year 11 must complete Research Practices. It leads directly to Stage 2 Research Project which students begin mid-term 2. This subject will introduce students to research processes and assist them to develop research skills in preparation for completing Research Project.

What will I learn

You will:

  • examine the purpose of research
  • explore a range of research processes
  • develop your investigative and inquiry skills


  • Exploring Research Approaches – this will involve exploring the purpose of research in various contexts and developing an understanding of the role of research in our lives.
  • Exploring Research Skills – you will learn about and develop specific research skills in the different phases of research. There will be a particular focus on planning, development and synthesis.

How will I be assessed?

The following assessment types enable you to demonstrate your learning in Stage 1 Research Practices:

  • Assessment Type 1: Folio
  • Assessment Type 2: Sources Analysis

Pre requisite

none required

Last updated: 24 July 2018