Teaching Internet Research Skills
a seminar presented by Genie Tyburski

COURSE SECTIONS

Introduction

Myths & Misconceptions

Research Starting Points

Evaluative Skills

Hypothetical Research Exercises

Fact-Finding Exercises

NAVIGATION

Home

Search This Web

Site Map

SPONSORS

The Virtual Chase

Drexel University,
College of Information Science & Technology

MYTHS & MISCONCEPTIONS
Research is Searching the Web
Patrons want to find information on their own. They don't care about the variety of existing research methods or the multitude of possible starting points for launching research. They want easy access to straightforward answers.
Best Practices for Instructors
  • Understand what your patrons know.
  • Learn what your patrons want.
  • Explain the difference between fact-finding and research.
  • Teach basic search skills.
Teaching Ideas

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