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Category Archives: Research

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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Finding Credible Information in the Era of Fake News

Date Published: 05/10/2021

In the modern world, you need to be a savvy media user to ensure that you are getting good quality news and information. We are constantly being told to watch out for fake news, misinformation, disinformation, propaganda, and biased content.

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State Library of Queensland: Curriculum Connect

Date Published: 07/09/2021

For teachers wishing to find local resources to embed in their units of work, Curriculum Connect by the State Library of Queensland offers teaching resources across key learning areas. This site launched in July with 63 resources, and the State

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Year 10 Modern History

Date Published: 17/08/2021

Rights and Freedoms Resources Year 10 Modern History students are currently undertaking research on the struggle for rights and freedoms in the Twentieth Century.  Largely, students have chosen to research human rights activism in Australia, the United States of America,

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