Research Practices

LevelStage 1
Learning AreaCross-Disciplinary
SemesterSemester 1 or Semester 2
Pre-requisiteNone required
Additional CostsNone
SACE Credits10

Who is this course for?

This subject will introduce students to research processes and assist them to develop research skills in preparation for completing a range of Stage 2 subjects.

What will I learn?

You will:

  • examine the purpose of research
  • explore a range of research processes and instruments
  • 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


None required



Last updated: 26 July 2023