Last updated : 07 Aug 2016

Learning Online: Searching and Researching

Summary

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Programme

  • Part of the “learning online” series
  • Modules’ titles and Contents: no titles and contents available outside the course.
  • Name of the teache
  • Raphael Hallett (Educator, University of Leeds)
  • Angela Newton (Learning Advisor at Skills@Library, University of Leeds)

  • Would you suggest following the entire MOOC or just some modules? entire

Learning outcomes

Description:

“In this course, you’ll explore the rich and diverse range of information available to you online, how to use search tools effectively, and the ways in which you can begin to assess information that you might want to use in your studies. Using a wide range of learning activities, you will be challenged to dig deeper and think critically about the information that you find online.”

  • List of Soft skills developed:

  • List of digital skills developed: information and data processing

Teaching-Learning methodology

xMOOC (videos, quizzes, documents, forum)

Assessment

Is there a final certification? Yes. A Statement of Participation ( 34 GBP) Learning outcomes are evaluated by questionnaire, participants can mark parts as completed.When: during the course

  • Soft skills Information and data processing
  • Language English
  • Other languages (eg. Subtitles) Unknown
  • Period of activation Unknown
  • Date Unknown
  • Duration suggested course length is 2 weeks
  • Level of commitment required workload of 2 hours per week
  • Cost Free MOOC, Paying certification * See platform for details
  • Providing institution University of Leeds
  • Mooc Platform https://www.futurelearn.comFuturelearn ( )
  • Target group Open for all persons, main focus on students at school or college
  • Instructor Unknown
  • Level of assistance offered Availability of teachersHow to contact themForum / discussion groups
  • Keywords Digital soft skills, Information and data processing, Searching and filtering information