Conducting Accurate Internet Research (Short Course)

$35.00 Inc GST

With these internet research training materials, you will guide students through each step of the research process: crafting a research strategy, performing different types of searches, organizing notes, and citing sources. 

What to expect:

Conducting Accurate Internet Research: As the amount of information available on the internet expands, it becomes more challenging to find correct information from a reliable source in a timely manner. This short, online course focused on internet research skills can help.

Note: these short courses are self-guided online courses and are not to be confused with our tutor-supported online courses.

You will be able to obtain a “certificate of completion” with your name and completion date on it.


There are 8 Lessons in this course:

1. Course Overview

2. Creating a Search Plan

    • Key Elements of a Search Plan
    • Getting Focused

3. Searching the Surface Web

    • What is a Search Engine?
    • Building a Keyword List
    • Step-By-Step Searching Guide
    • Performing an Advanced Search
    • Searching for Quick Facts
    • Internet Scavenger Hunt
    • Debrief

4. Diving Into the Deep Web

    • About the Deep Web
    • Making Connections

5. Searching for Multimedia

    • Search Techniques
    • Making Connections

6. Assessing Research Sites

    • Analyzing Your Sources
    • Making Connections
    • Checking Your Facts

7. Staying Organized with Research Tools

8. Citing Sources

    • Summary
    • Recommended Reading List
    • Post-Course Assessment