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|
Read the following in Business English for Success before starting this lesson:
By the end of this lesson, you should be able to:
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.
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?
Complete the following practice activities:
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.
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.
Now that you have practiced, it is time to show what you know. Complete the assignment below.