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Inspire and inform: the role of resources in inquiry

5 Jun - 7 Jul / $100


This course is for primary, intermediate, or secondary school teachers and librarians. The aim of the course is to develop your understanding of inquiry based learning, the range of quality resources available to inspire and inform inquiry, and the key role the school library has in resourcing and supporting inquiry. Please note, this is a new course offered for the first time in 2017.

Dates and registration:

Online course: 8am Monday 5 June to 5pm Friday 7 July, 2017 - 5 Weeks

Fee: $100
Early bird fee: $80
Early bird closes: 8 May 2017
Registrations close: 29 May 2017

Course contact: Debbie Roxburgh, email debbie.roxburgh@dia.govt.nz


This is an online course for:

  • teachers
  • school library staff

School level: primary/intermediate/secondary

Learning objectives

This course will enable you to:

  • describe and compare models of inquiry based learning
  • explain the critical role of resources in inspiring and informing inquiry,
  • explore quality resources available for inquiry and the ways they can support learning
  • explain the role of the school library in resourcing and supporting inquiry.

Course activities include:

  • practical activities and tasks, and online workspace discussions
  • exploring tips and strategies to encourage effective inquiry-based learning
  • participating in a collaborative, problem-solving e-workshop
  • personal reflection on your learning
  • opportunities to share and contribute, working in a Moodle environment, supported throughout by an e-facilitator.