Inspire and inform: the role of resources in inquiry

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

Register by sending an email to with your name and registration information.


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.