Monday, 26 November 2012

Presentation skills

Each student will prepare a 10 minute Powerpoint presentation on the project topic. Presentations will be in class on December 10,11,13,17,18,20.

Here is the Powerpoint about presentation skills.

Monday, 15 October 2012

Plagiarism checker

HERE is the plagiarism checker we looked at in class, where you can upload your essay to check whether you have inadvertently plagiarised or forgotten to reference something. It's not foolproof but it's quite useful anyway.

Monday, 8 October 2012

Referencing & the APA style

You'll need these resources for today's class:

Paraphrasing Guide
Plagiarism Quiz
When to Cite Quiz

Here's a copy of the packet in case you lose it: Referencing and APA style packet
(HERE is the original version with more information about how to format different types of sources) .

HERE is a useful link about the APA style, including the formatting you should use for your report (line spacing, font size etc)

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Fall project

You can re-download the project guidelines HERE and extra copies of the website evaluation checklist HERE.

Sunday, 9 September 2012

Unit 1 - Google Search Literacy

Over the next few weeks we'll be working through Google's "search education" lessons to understand better how Google works and how to use it most effectively for research projects. Below are shortcuts to the activities we're working on in class, in case you want to go over them again at home.