Tips for Internet Research
Learning through the Internet requires students to:
Useful sites to check out in order to find answers to the "hint" questions above are the following:
- Access reliable, current information
Hint: Do you know the difference between Web sites ending in .com, .edu., .org, ,gov, or .net?
- Sort and assess that information according to needs
Hint: Do you know how to bookmark useful sites? How do you decide what information is reliable and what information is not reliable on the Internet?
- Organize and categorize information for easy retrieval
Hint: Do you know how to organize sites in folders?
- Use information in a responsible way without plagiarizing
Hint: Are you familiar with the rules of "fair use?" Do you give credit to materials that you retrieved from the Internet?
How to tell the
difference between domains:
How to bookmark a
What is plagiarism and
how to avoid it:
How to check for
reliability of information retrieved from the Internet: