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
Introducing the Invisible Web

Instruction style: Multimedia (e.g., PowerPoint presentation, Web-based instruction) with or without teacher assistance. Also possible in the traditional classroom or with lecture-style presentation.

Description: To inform patrons that much useful information exists beyond the reach of search engines, and to suggest methods for finding it.

Invisible Web?

Where Is the Invisible Web?

Why Is the Invisible Web Important

How Do You Find It?

Exercises: Query search engines to illustrate the difficulty they have finding the following:

Recommended Reading: The Invisible Web by Chris Sherman and Gary Price, CyberAge Books, 2001.

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