Research Techniques for the Web

Learning Path: Workplace Skills Builder

Duration: 1 Day(s).

Course Overview

Internet growth has increased the challenge of finding accurate information, from reliable sources, promptly. With growing volume of available data, it now takes more time and greater skill to find precisely what you are looking for.
This seminar teaches participants to conduct internet research with greater efficiency. The technique includes building a plan, searching surface data and deep web, and maintaining organization. Participants will use critical thinking to find the optimal sources for their web research.

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Learning Objectives

  • Explain the importance of excellent internet research skills
  • Develop a plan for research
  • Learn the most the most appropriate search resources
  • Search the visible, indexed web and the deep web using multiple tools
  • Determine the validity and credibility of websites
  • Organize research data
  • Cite sources and avoid plagiarism

Target Audience 
Marketers working on market research area or people using the internet for various researches.

Course Calendar

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Course Outline

Unit One: Planning Your Web Research
Key Parts of a Research Plan
Get Focused
Unit Two: Researching the Surface Web
How Search Engines Work
Build a Keyword List
Web Searching Step-By-Step
Doing Advanced Searches
Quick Searches
Internet Scavenger Hunt
Unit Three: Researching the Deep Web
Unit Four: Researching Multimedia Content
Expanded Search Techniques
Unit Five: Validating Your Research
Analyze Your Sources
Check Your Facts
Unit Six: Using Research Tools to Stay Organized
Unit Seven: Citing Your Sources Properly

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