Language 2101, offered to the Level II students of Belanger Memorial, has its focus on research and research papers. At present, the research resources available to students is limited, as the various budget restrains placed on schools has made it difficult to keep up to date materials accessible to students enrolled in Language 2101. Available links to the Internet would elevate many of the difficulties faced by students when trying to research varying topics. Not only would an Internet link allow for research skill development, it would also provide the students with a concrete opportunity to expand and promote their investigation skilled as they explore the many forms of information made available by the Internet.
Upon approval, students will have access to many resources on the Internet related to their various topics of research. This ability to obtain research reflects curriculum outcomes of this course:
The information downloaded by students from the Internet will be used to supplement the school's Resource Center vertical files. This will enhance the resource material available in the school and provide attainable sources to many students who do not have an Internet Access.
This will be the first access to the Internet for any of the students in this course. As this course focuses on research, it is essential that students have access to the most valuable and important instruments available today for research and information. Without such as resource, the research topics for this course become very narrow. Such a limited base for research would supply the widely be seen as irrelevant to the modern world. With the rapid pace of development in he technological field, an Internet connection would provide that much needed link to the vast supply of resource material required to properly research a topic in today's changing world.