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Students' experiences of "researching" in different subjects

Author(s): 
Rosemary Hipkins

While a wide variety of activities can contribute to students’ experiences of carrying out research, comments from secondary school students involved in the Learning Curves project suggest that many of them may conceptualise the process involving “information retrieval and repackaging”. Their experience may be that research is just another project, for which they are not taught the necessary skills.

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