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Master of Teaching Primary

This guide supports students enrolled in the Master of Teaching (Primary).

Evaluate the workshop

During the wrap up of the session, please take 2 minutes to evaluate the workshop.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2017MTP the evaluation will close on the 22nd February at 6pm.

Activity One : Reflect on your literature searching skills

Activity 1

Open the link for your seminar group and respond to the 3 questions (2 minute activity)
Library Session
Group
Activity 1 Links
Tues Q214 1:15pm
BLUE 
https://goo.gl/forms/Mx1kVVXop2UqpktX2
Tues Q217 1:15pm
RED 
https://goo.gl/forms/TfkrTIz2i5mGOe9z1
Tues Q214 3:00pm
GREEN 
https://goo.gl/forms/FAoeYVQyN8ejIwYq2
Tues Q217 3:00pm
YELLOW 
https://goo.gl/forms/z4pUINyHwIrsq9fw1

Activity Two - Searching the Web Using Google Advanced Search

Activity 2

Work in pairs to complete this activity (5 minutes)
Go to Google Advanced Search  https://www.google.com/advanced_search
Use the search form to build this search:
  1. In the search all these words field, enter: Parent engagement policy
  2. In the narrow the results by site or domain field, enter this website url http://www.education.vic.gov.au
  3. Review the results and discuss other search terms you could add to create a more targeted search

Activity Three : Using Discovery / Key database features module

Activity 3

This module highlights the features we recommend you make use of within the Discovery search tool (15 min activity)
Open the link  http://unimelb.libsurveys.com/loader.php?id=0eee9c96d5dc4837aa0e1fc56baabbc3 to begin the module
 

Activity Four : Referencing

Activity 4

Instructions: Review each of these examples and then vote on which citation is correctly formatted in APA 6th Style 
Citation 1 
Russo, J. (2016). Using Picture Story Books To Discover And Explore The Concept Of Equivalence. Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 21(2), 26-31. Retrieved from http://www.aamt.edu.au/
Citation 2
Russo, J. (2016). Using Picture Story Books To Discover And Explore The Concept Of Equivalence. Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 21(2), 26-31.
Citation 3
Russo, J. (2016). Using picture story books to discover and explore the concept of equivalence. Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 21(2), 26-31. Retrieved from http://www.aamt.edu.au/
Citations 4
Russo, J. (2016). Using picture story books to discover and explore the concept of equivalence. Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 21(2), pp. 26-31.

Group

Cast your vote

 BLUE 
http://poll.fm/5r7as
 RED
http://poll.fm/5r7bf
 GREEN
http://poll.fm/5r7bg
 YELLOW
http://poll.fm/5r7bh

Activity 5 : Comparative database search

Activity 5

Comparative database search (15 minute - group activity)
Your seminar leader will allocate you to a group and give you a database to search
The databases can be accessed from http://unimelb.libguides.com/M_Teach_Primary/databases
Group roles:
  • one person to search
  • other members to guide searching, suggest improvements and observe
  • someone from each group needs to access the Padlet link and make notes about the search experience and provide a verbal report at the end of the activity.
Further instructions are include within the Padlet.
Library Session
Group
Activity 5 Links
 Tues Q214
BLUE
 https://padlet.com/educ_librarian/MTP_blue_group
 Tues Q217
RED
 https://padlet.com/educ_librarian/MTP_red_group
 Tues Q214
GREEN
 https://padlet.com/educ_librarian/MTP_green_group
 Tues Q217
YELLOW
 https://padlet.com/educ_librarian/MTP_yellow_group