Learning Objectives

  • Recognise the connection between the real-world problem and knowledge from more formal sources.
  • Provide a rationale for using a framework to undertake the search for information.
  • Identify a single word or short phrase that would serve as an appropriate overarching topic or theme to unearth deeper levels of meaning in the problem.
  • Conduct an analysis of the main theme in order to yield different levels of sub-themes in the building of the framework.
  • Describe the characteristics of each of these two subsidiary levels of themes.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how the Levels 2 and 3 sub-themes combine to guide the search for information.
  • Prepare a summary of information collected, using the pattern provided.
  • Differentiate between the approaches to doing project work between one that begins with a problem idea and one that starts with a topic.