The course of a good inquiry will depend on specifics, not only on the subject area and goals of the inquiry and the interests and prior understandings of the learners, but also on the resources available for the inquiry, including any teachers or facilitators. This course is my attempt to put inquiry methods into practice in the specific situation of using open Internet-based resources to support self-directed music learning. Even if this course works well, other good inquiries are likely to look very different due to different circumstances.
Inquiry-based approaches to teaching and learning will also vary considerably because they are based on the ideas of different education theorists, philosophers, and psychologists; a variety of approaches have been tested by teachers and education researchers in many different types of situations. If you are interested in learning more about inquiry and inquiry-based learning, here are some general suggestions to get you started.