Learning Exercise

Using TILT to effectively employ online databases for research

This is on online interactive assignment consisting of 3 tutorial modules.
Course: Introduction to Online Learning
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Interactive tutorial which will prepare the user to effectively research library resources and the Internet. see more

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).

Audience

Technical Notes

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

Requirements

basic computer skills

Topics

Selecting, searching and evaluating information sources

Type of Task

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