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Conducting Accurate Internet Research


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Conducting Accurate Internet Research

Price: $ 59.95+GST

As the Internet grows, it becomes more challenging to find the correct information from a reliable source in a timely manner. As research expert Gary Price puts it, “The haystack is growing and finding the needles takes more time and requires greater skill.”This course will teach you how to conduct accurate Internet research by creating a search plan, searching both the surface web and the deep web, and staying organized. You will also learn how to think critically and find the best sources for your Internet search.

Table of Contents

Conducting Accurate Internet Research

  1. Course Overview
  2. Creating a Search Plan
    • Key Elements of a Search Plan
    • Getting Focused
  3. Searching the Surface Web
    • What is a Search Engine?
    • Building a Keyword List
    • Step-By-Step Searching Guide
    • Performing an Advanced Search
    • Searching for Quick Facts
    • Internet Scavenger Hunt
    • Debrief
  4. Diving Into the Deep Web
    • About the Deep Web
    • Making Connections
  5. Searching for Multimedia
    • Search Techniques
    • Making Connections
  6. Assessing Research Sites
    • Analyzing Your Sources
    • Making Connections
    • Checking Your Facts
  7. Staying Organized with Research Tools
  8. Citing Sources
  9. Personal Action Plan
  10. Recommended Reading List
  11. Post-Course Assessment