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
Searching Needs No Plan
Patrons often ask about conducting a "quick search" erroneously believing that the mere act of searching keywords or concepts will produce an answer.
Best Practices for Instructors
  • Explain the importance of considering information sources.
  • Illustrate how selecting a starting point affects the outcome of a query.
  • Provide pointers for selecting key terms and formulating queries.
Teaching Ideas

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