In a virtual world in which there are hundreds of millions of pages available with information of all kinds, searching the internet effectively is an increasingly necessary skill. Learn to separate the wheat from the chaff using the tools available and asking the right questions.
In this course you will learn how to plan a search from the beginning, as well as how to use the various tools that the internet provides to help you to find what you need. We will look at tools for finding videos, images, royalty-free content, institutional information, among many others.
Unit 1: An overview of information searches on the internet
Unit 2: Search engines and generic directories
Unit 3: Other sources
Unit 4: Social intelligence in internet searches
Unit 5: Search engines and specific directories in the field of public administration
Unit 6: Resources with guarantees: criteria for qualitatively assessing a website
Unit 7: Saving what we have found
Unit 8: Searching for free content
Unit 9: Scientific information on the internet
Certification and Additional Info
EMMA certificates of participation will be issued to all learners who complete 70% or more of the course. Teachers and tutors will check completion rates and will send your certificate without academic validity directly by email a couple of weeks after the end of the course.
- Lesson 1 - Overview: Searching for information on the internet
- Lesson 2 - Search engines and generic directories
- Lesson 3 - Other sources
- Lesson 4 - Social intelligence
- Lesson 5 - Search engines and specific directories in the field of public administration
- Lesson 6 - Resources with guarantees
- Lesson 7 - Saving what we have found
- Lesson 8 - Looking for free content
- Lesson 9 - Scientific information on the internet
Jaime Busquets Mataix
jaime is an engineer of industrial organization and chief of service of systems and networks of communication in the universitat politÃ¨cnica de valÃ¨ncia, where in addition provided various training courses for the staff of administration on microinformÃ¡tica and new technologies.