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Material:

Beginner's Guide to Business Research

Rating: 4 stars
Used in Course: Not used in course
Submitted by: Jodi McKnight (Faculty), Mar 26, 2013
Comment:

Some of the learning objectives include:  To learn basic concepts of research using concepts such as a public company, a private company, shareholders, ticker symbols, fiscal year information and security and exchange commission. Student will learn basic information about researching company’s websites. Student will learn how to navigate online library databases. Provides learners with basic information about particular companies.Tests research skills with a quiz.The site provides learners with an introduction to how to conduct research in a business class.  There is a basic tutorial that uses company websites, contains library databases and has a quiz at the end.  Each one of the instructions are descriptive and includes a voice-directed prompt. 

This material is an animated presentation which allows for interactive exploration of the guide using pop-up definitions and tabs. The sound quality is impressive, as are the graphics.  The material also includes a glossary of terms and a quiz.

 

 

Technical Remarks:

Used Internet Explorer with high-speed internet. Contains visual and auditory prompts. 

Time spent reviewing site: 45 minutes