AAA000 Course Title

Introduction: Connecting Your Learning

Whether you are searching for directions to the new restaurant that just opened downtown or are trying to figure out how to reset your Internet connection, answers are available at your fingertips. Finding help for writing is no different, and at the end of the day, everyone can use a little help. The most valuable knowledge you can take away from this course is an understanding of how to find answers and where to locate resources.

Readings, Resources, and Assignments
Required Readings

Read the following in Business English for Success before starting this lesson:

Identifying Resources and Determine Where to Search

Multimedia Resources

Evaluating Sources on the World Wide Web-YouTube

Required Assignments
  • Identifying Resources

Focusing Your Learning

Lesson Objectives

By the end of this lesson, you should be able to:

  1. Identify resources to locate information.

Key Terms


Search Results

Search Engine





Physicians, lawyers, and teachers all use the Internet to track down information. As a student of writing, you will find the Internet to be a valuable resource. Here are a few tips to navigating the Internet.

Assess the credibility of the site.

Play Ico

Watch the following video Evaluating Sources on the World Wide Web-YouTube to learn more about evaluating resources.

Now that you have a better understanding of how to evaluate resources, take some time to explore the free educational resources below.


To learn more about locating resources, go to the following Web site Doing Research on the Web and complete lessons 1- 3.

Lesson 1: Where Do I Begin?

Lesson 2: What Are Search Tools?

Lesson 3: How Do I Search?

Interactive Activity Ico

Complete the following practice activities:

Search Tool Scavenger Hunt

Create a Search Strategy

For additional practice complete the following:

Think about your progress in this course. Choose a concept that is still confusing to you. Conduct research to find answers and/or practice. You may use resources from your required reading, the links below, or other resources that you find on your own. Have fun with this.

Internet References

Grammar Girl: Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

Summarizing Your Learning

As a student in the digital age, you are lucky. If you have a question, the Internet will have an answer. So don't despair if you need help with grammar, revision, editing, ideas, or organization. Log on and find your way.

Assessing Your Learning

Assignement Ico

Now that you have practiced, it is time to show what you know. Complete the assignment below.

  1. Writing: Identifying Resources

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