- Why This Course
- Who Is This For
- What Will I Learn
- What Will I Achieve
Whatever your industry, good research skills are essential if you want to uncover reliable information and form your own opinion on a topic.
In this course, you will learn the basic steps that you need to take when researching a question or general area of interest.
You Will Learn:
Why it is important to clarify your research question early on
The difference between primary and secondary sources
How to find reliable, well-informed sources of information
How to take notes that will help you organise your thoughts
How to avoid plagiarism
Benefits of Taking This Course:
If you need to put together a report or white paper at work and need to develop your knowledge of a topic, this course will help you
If you are a student or embarking on any kind of further learning, this course will help you discern reliable sources from unreliable sources
It will improve your critical thinking skills, which, in turn, will help you appraise information that you come across in both your personal life and your professional life
If you are a parent, this course will help you support your children in completing research-based homework projects.
No requirements are needed for this course.