CLICK “EDIT THIS PAGE” TO BEGIN. EVERY NOW AND THEN CLICK “SAVE” AND THEN “EDIT THIS PAGE” AGAIN.


Lesson 2

If you were asked to compare (concentrating on the similarities) of vacation care and preschool what information might you give? e.g. price

If you were to contrast (concentrating on the differences) of a pram and a stroller what information might you give? e.g. portability

Underline the keywords (highlight the word and press <CTRL>U or click on the U above) of the following (that is, which words would be useful in a Google search?):
· There were seven children in the Sound of Music
· Christopher Green wrote "Toddler taming"
· A childcare worker can expect to earn more than $400 per week

What are some synonyms of the following ?
Nappy
Activities
Sleep

What would be the best source/s of information for the following : (e.g. library catalogue, internet, encyclopaedia/dictionary, etc.)
The number of children in Australia today :
The meaning of “otis media” :

Internet
You may underline more than one answer for each question
Which search will best find information about whooping cough?
A) whooping cough
B) “whooping cough”

Which website would be more likely to have reliable information?
A) www.amomslove.com (A Mom's love - a monthly magazine of insightful articles)
B) www.parents.com.au (Australian Parents Magazine)

Which information is likely to be current?
A) Text book
B) Encyclopaedia
C) Weekend newspaper

Which information is most likely to be relevant for the average parent?
A) Papers from a conference
B) A school project
C) A review in the newspaper


Citing an article in a bibliography is easy. Here are the instructions, plus an example in the APA (American Psychological Association) style :
Author's surname, initials (date), Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number (issue number), page numbers of article.
Harlow, H. F. (1983). Fundamentals for preparing psychology journal articles. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 55, 893-896.
How would you cite in a bibliography the article I gave you?