Student Inquiry in the Research Process

This website has been designed to help guide fellow educators toward developing lesson plans for student inquirers.  Peruse the suggested reading to further your understanding, sample the Instructor Guides, and use the worksheets and overheads that have been tested in K-12 classrooms and library media centers.

Student Inquiry in the Research Process                                               Copyright 2002-5 Leslie B. Preddy

Elements of Information Inquiry &

Student Inquiry in the Research Process


Answers to frequently asked questions about Information Inquiry and Student Inquiry in the  Research Process   click here



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The Blue Book on Information Age Inquiry, Instruction, and Literacy (Libraries Unlimited, 2006) by Dr. Daniel Callison - click here to order!

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Model developed by Leslie Preddy, Library Media Specialist

with a grant from the

Indiana Department of Education-Office of Learning Resources

"Student Inquiry in the Research Process" developed based on the elements of

Information Inquiry designed by Dr. Daniel Callison, Indiana University and

LMS Associates, publishers of School Library Media Activities Monthly


 S.I.R.P. developed in 2001                               
 Website created in 2002

 Last Update: May 1, 2013


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