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Learning Exercise: Using TILT to effectively employ online databases for research

Title:
Using TILT to effectively employ online databases for research
Material:
Description:
This is on online interactive assignment consisting of 3 tutorial modules.
Course: Introduction to Online Learning

Info

Submitted by:
Cheryl Devenney
Date Last Modified:
March 06, 2003

Exercise

*Register with TILT and proceed to Module 1 (selecting), complete it and take
the quiz, follow instructions at the end of the quiz to e-mail results to
instructor.

* Do the same for module 2 (searching), and module 3 (evaluating).

Categories

Audience

  • College General Ed

Topics

Selecting, searching and evaluating information sources

Requirements

basic computer skills

Learning Objectives

1. Identify a variety of information sources
2. Identify characteristics of information on the Web
3. Distinguish between popular and scholarly
periodicals
4. Identify appropriate strategies for selecting
search terms
5. Combine search terms effectively
6. Describe when to cite a source
7. Recognize different parts of a URL

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Unsupervised

Technical Notes

User's computer needs, Netscape 3.0 or Explorer 4.0, a browser that accepts cookies, and Shockwave Flash 3