Learn how to search and evaluate online information for your project
With over 63,000 searches per second, searching online is a hugely popular
form of research. But how can you make sure you’re doing it right?
conduct online research effectively, you need to learn specific skills.
this course, you’ll explore the limitations of popular search engines and
consider alternative search tools.
You’ll learn how to conduct research,
starting with identifying your research question. You’ll also explore
primary and secondary sources, how to use specialist databases, and
how to critically analyse information so that you can form your own
opinion on a research project.
This course is suitable for anyone interested in conducting online
research but will be particularly useful for students in high schools.
This course and the other courses in the Learning Online series provide
an excellent foundation for studying the Going to University courses.
The Going to University course collection
are created specifically for high school students as well as their
teachers who can use these courses as classroom enrichment
Raphael Hallett and Angela Newton