The 6 Online Research Skills Your Students Need 1. Check Your Sources The Skill: Evaluating information found in your sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, appropriateness for needs, importance, and social and cultural context The Challenge: While most kids know not to believe eve...
How to use today's technology to attract and retain tenants   Being a landlord isn’t what it used to be. Not only has the online world drastically changed, providing people with quicker access to the products and services they want, but so have the needs of customers. Whether it’s procur...
  Using search engines effectively is now a key skill for researchers, but could more be done to equip young researchers with the tools they need. Here, Dr Neil Jacobs and Rachel Bruce from Jisc’s digital infrastructure team share their top ten resources for researchers from across the web. ...
Conducting research on the Internet can prove to be either a gold mine, rich with nuggets of knowledge and information, or a mine field littered with stretched truths and dead ends. Which of these two you experience depends on how you go about your research, where and how you look for information, a...
Sometimes performing a search at Google can be a frustrating experience. Sometimes you may be searching for the most up-to-date information about a particular subject only for some old, outdated resources to appear. Or perhaps you’re looking for a specifically-named product only for Google to show...
With Alvin Toffler’s Third Wave crashing down on us, it is important to take stock of how the world has changed.  The largest change has been in areas of information and media.  The flow and volume of media that now exists in the world is remarkable; more remarkable is the ease in which ...
Today the use of internet has increased to the extent that every individual and company is employing it to further their business goals. The internet is not only used for research but also for online trading of goods and services, which is a clear indication of the heavy dependence of companies on t...
A web browser is a software used to access the internet. It is the link between a user and the internet. A browser fetches the information from the internet, with the help of the URL that we provide, and displays it to the user. Most people are familiar with the “Big Five” in the browser industr...
Today, the internet use is more than ever before. In the last decade, there has been a considerable increase in the number of internet users who belong to different age groups, genders, cultures, and interests. Consequently, they use the internet for vastly different purposes. Easy accessibility to ...
Online research is not only easy for the researcher, but also cost effective. You can survey a large group at barely any price online. However, a researcher will have several options to choose from when deciding a research method, and to decide on the best one for his task there are some things he s...

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