Learning to Search and Searching to Learn

Title Learning to Search & Searching to Learn
Description The Internet has changed how we find out what we need to know. We can now find information in a matter of seconds. The key is, is it good information? Good information is found through good searching skills and good critical appraisal skills. This module will explore how to search for resources effectively and make sense of the vast amount of information you are able to access.
Learning Outcomes By the end of this module, learners will be able to:

  • Use Boolean and other advanced search techniques to find information efficiently
  • Examine the characteristics of popular, scholarly or academic sources to determine the quality of the information it contains.
  • Finding good information
  • Boolean logic
  • Evaluating sources
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