/Learning Online: Researching Your Project
Provided by: University of Leeds
Course Area: All areas
Course Type: Short Course
Start date: 20200928
Subjects: Creative Technology, Digital Education, Information Technology, Internet of Things, Web Applications
Delivery Method: Online
In this course, you’ll explore the rich and diverse range of information available to you online, how to use search tools effectively, and the ways in which you can begin to assess information that you might want to use in your studies.
You will understand how to use search engines to uncover new information. You will learn how to build up your understanding of a topic through identifying and using multiple sources. You will then learn how to assess, evaluate and critically analyse the information available to you.
Using a wide range of learning activities, you will be challenged to dig deeper and think critically about the information that you find online.
This course can be started at any time after the advertised date and is available now.
Who is this course for
This course is part of the Going to University collection which has been specifically designed for students at schools and colleges. They provide a taster of undergraduate study at the University of Leeds and help students to decide which subject to study at university.
The specific course is ideal for those learners that want to learn how to research online and how to critically evaluate the information they find.
The course can also be used by teachers, as a classroom enrichment resource.