Know how to locate, retrieve and store information.
- 1.1 - Locate resource materials for a research topic using standard classification systems.
- 1.2 - Create written notes from written and oral sources.
- 1.3 - Evaluate main styles of note-taking in terms of source and preferred style.
- 1.4 - Retrieve information from:
b) public search engines.
- 1.5 - Set up electronic filing systems to enable:
c) transfer of information retaining drafts and sources of information.
Be able to summarise written materials.
- 2.1 - Evaluate information from a range of source materials using recognised techniques:
- 2.2 - Summarise main points on a complex subject from written materials.
Be able to produce written materials for specific purposes.
- 3.1 - Explain complex ideas in an understandable manner, avoiding plagiarism.
- 3.2 - Produce written work using:
a) grammatical structures
b) accurate spelling
c) standard punctuation.
- 3.3 - Produce an essay which:
a) is well-structured
b) shows a response to a given title which is logical and includes evidence.
- 3.4 - Produce detailed bibliographies using a recognised system of classification.
Know how to use IT applications for study.
- 4.1 - Use IT functions to:
c) integrate complex information from different sources using backup routines.
- 4.2 - Use IT applications to present complex information in different formats.
- 4.3 - Use e-mail to communicate with others.
Be able to engage in discussion.
- 5.1 - Explain complex information in different situations.
- 5.2 - Differentiate their contribution to take account of different:
- 5.3 - Apply listening skills to take forward the discussion for others to contribute to:
a) create opportunities
b) ask follow-up questions
c) interpret others view-points.