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The Individual Investigation A Guide to Good Practice WBQ Advanced Diploma
can be chosen from the Welsh Bac core or chosen from optional subjects An opportunity to investigate a topic of interest
Help and Guidance Learning coach Subject teacher Professional in the field e.g. MRSA – nurse.
The Individual Investigation should take about 20 hours to complete. Planning Research Writing Presenting Time
Presenting the Investigation Written presentation 2,000 – 2,500 words not including sources Will normally include graphs, images, statistical tables, diagrams, drawings
Presenting the Investigation Oral presentation At least 10 minutes. Accompanied by copies of slides and a set of speaking notes
INTRODUCE THE ISSUE 4 SLIDES WALES4 SLIDES OTHER COUNTRY/ REGION 4 SLIDES CONCLUSION/ EVALUATION 4 SLIDES 16 slide PowerPoint 16 slide PowerPoint
The Individual Investigation can meet the requirement to produce extended writing i.e. a document of at least 1,000 words including an image. (C3.3) Oral presentation of the individual investigation can meet requirements for an oral presentation of at least 8 minutes.(C3.1b)
Can be based around a key question What are the problems caused by MRSA? How differently and with what level of success is this issue being dealt with in Wales and Holland?
Can be based around a hypothesis Holland has been more successful in dealing with MRSA than Wales.
Is it necessary to compare Wales with the other country or region? No - the issue is central to the investigation Similar due to socialisation Similar due to other factors
ISSUE Environmental Cultural Economic Social Political Religious
Research Variety of sources – books, journals, magazines, opinion polls, statistical reports & internet
Research Use internet intelligently icWales BBC Wales Welsh Assembly Guardian unlimited
Finding own information Opinion poll Focus group Interview/s Information deployed effectively
Evaluation Be prepared to make an overall judgement Answer key question or comment on hypothesis Comment on effectiveness of the investigation e.g. original plan Based on the evidence:
And finally………. Add a bibliography Use an appendix for any data, opinion poll information etc