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Information on the web

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The World Wide Web is a vast information resource. This free course, Information on the web, will provide you with the foundation skills to use search engines confidently to locate both information and images on the Web. You will also learn how to critically assess and reference the information you have found for study purposes.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • use search engines confidently to locate information and images on the web
  • address critically resources that have been located on the web
  • describe some of the processes underlying search engines.

By: The Open University

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Information on the web

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The World Wide Web is a vast information resource. This course will provide you with the foundation skills to use search engines confidently to locate both information and images on the Web. You will also learn how to critically assess and reference the information you have found for study purposes.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 1 study in Computing & IT [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

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