Researching Certificate

  • Course provided by New Skills Academy
  • Study type: Online
  • Starts: Anytime
  • Price: £6.20 £20

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Course Description

Researching Certificate

Whatever your industry, good research skills are essential if you want to uncover reliable information and form your own opinion on a topic. In this course, you will learn the basic steps that you need to take when researching a question or general area of interest.

You Will Learn:

  • Why it is important to clarify your research question early on
  • The difference between primary and secondary sources
  • How to find reliable, well-informed sources of information
  • How to take notes that will help you organise your thoughts
  • How to avoid plagiarism

Benefits of Taking This Course:

  • If you need to put together a report or white paper at work and need to develop your knowledge of a topic, this course will help you
  • If you are a student or embarking on any kind of further learning, this course will help you discern reliable sources from unreliable sources
  • It will improve your critical thinking skills, which, in turn, will help you appraise information that you come across in both your personal life and your professional life
If you are a parent, this course will help you support your children in completing research-based homework projects.