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Searching and Researching

Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more This course is part of the Going to University collection which has been specifically designed for students at schools and colleges. They provide a taster of undergraduate study at the University of Leeds and help students to decide which subject to study at university. Completion of the courses will also enhance students’ university applications. The courses can also be used as a teachers’ classroom enrichment resource. Courses in this collection are also great for people that want an introduction in the specific subjects discussed in each course. You can use the hashtag #FLresearchOnline to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • Searching effectively online using a variety of search engines and tools
  • Combining information from multiple sources, blending online and offline materials to aid research
  • Sharing research to collaboratively develop a broader understanding of topics
  • Assessing and evaluating information: considering the authority, timeliness and relevance of sources to ensure validity
  • Critical thinking: utilising information and providing context to research to aid the drawing of conclusions

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Length 2 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts May 6 (3 weeks ago)
Cost $39
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Instructor Angela Newton
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Language English
Subjects Programming
Tags C Tech & Coding

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Rating Not enough ratings
Length 2 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts May 6 (3 weeks ago)
Cost $39
From University of Leeds via FutureLearn
Instructor Angela Newton
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Programming
Tags C Tech & Coding

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