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Personal Project 2016/17: Research skills

Personal Project 2016/17

Show evidence

  • show evidence of your research skills in the Investigating section of the report
  • refer to the appendices (process journal extracts) that demonstrate your research skills

Research skills

Information literacy skills

Media Literacy Skills

  • Use a wide range of sources and types of sources

  • Selects resources deliberately

  • Collect, record and verify data

  • Make connections between various sources of information

  • Collect and analyse data to identify solutions and make informed decisions

  • Process data and report results

  • Evaluate and select information sources based on their appropriateness

  • Use critical literacy skills to analyse and interpret media communications

  • Understand and implement intellectual property rights

  • Create references and citations, use footnotes/endnotes and construct a bibliography according to recognized conventions

  • Identify primary and secondary sources

  • Evaluates a source using OPVL (origins, purpose, values, limitations)

  • Uses consistent and proper citations (Harvard)

  • Locate, organize, analyse, evaluate, synthesize and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media (including digital social media and online networks)

  • Understand the impact of media representations and modes of presentation

  • Seek a range of perspectives from multiple and varied sources

  • Compare, contrast and draw connections among (multi) media resources


Samples of annotated research

ATL skills PDF

Demonstrate Excellent Research Skills (7-8)

Material contained in this LibGuide has been sourced from the OCC (Online Curriculum Centre IBO)MYP Projects Guide 2016 and Yokohama International School Personal Project guide.