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Category Archives: Research

APA 7 Guide to Referencing for Secondary School Students – Digital Version

Date Published: 19/10/2022

The Queensland School Library Association has produced an up-to-date APA booklet which closely aligns with the 7th and latest edition of the popular APA referencing style. Using the APA 7th edition manual as its base, the booklet outlines in extensive

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Year 11 English – Researching Contemporary Issues

Date Published: 14/10/2022

To help prepare you for your persuasive speech, the iCentre have put together some tutorials on how to access newspapers on the OPAC and how to find relevant and appropriate videos on ClickView. The purpose of this assessment is to

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iCentre Tutorials

Date Published: 06/09/2022

just a quick reminder that the iCentre have produced tutorials to help both staff and students with a range of tools and products. They can be found on the iCentre website under Quicklinks > iCentre Tutorials. There are tutorials on:

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Database Tutorials

Date Published: 24/05/2022

Databases provide high quality academic sources for research. For students doing assignments, these offer both credible and reliable information and are highly recommended. Teachers will expect to see such sources in student Reference Lists for research tasks. The iCentre team

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Research Tips

Date Published: 26/04/2022

As many of you are about to embark on research tasks for your Term 2 assessment, the iCentre are here to support you with your research goals with some tips and tricks for effective research. 1. Find and use authoritative

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How to Log into the OPAC

Date Published: 22/03/2022

The OPAC is your gateway to all of the books and resources we have available in the iCentre. This tutorial will teach you how to log into the OPAC.  

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Economics and Business Research Guides

Date Published: 01/03/2022

Research Guides for assignment success We have developed Research Guides for Years 8 and 9 Economics and Business students currently investigating the impacts of COVID-19 on the Australian tourism industries. The guides will assist students with using the correct search

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Year 9 History Research: Industrial Revolution

Date Published: 28/02/2022

Research Guides for assignment success   We have developed Research Guides for Year 9 students currently investigating the Industrial Revolution. The guides will assist students with the correct search terms for locating information. They will also step students through finding

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Analyse and interpret sources of information

Date Published: 16/11/2021

The ability to critically analyse sources of information is essential in a world where the media may present information that is biased or even fake. Source analysis is also important in the Humanities department and comprises a significant portion of

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Year 8 Geography: Landforms and Plate Tectonics

Date Published: 26/10/2021

Our year 8s are currently learning about how landforms are created and how they make up different landscapes. Students have learned all about tectonic plates and plate boundaries. They know that there are three ways that plates meet at their boundaries, including converging (pushing together), diverging (pulling

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