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

Interactive tutorial which will prepare the user to effectively research library resources and the Internet. see more


*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

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


Technical Notes

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


basic computer skills


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
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