Academic Research with NLB eResources
Understanding and Using Newspapers for Research
Newspapers offer a wealth of information that you, as a student, can tap on for your project work. In this course, you will learn all about newspapers, from understanding the differences between tabloids and broadsheets, to techniques on how to integrate newspaper articles into your project.
Advanced Research Skills
The quality of research depends on the quality of resources found and how findings are analysed. In this course, you will learn how to research the smart way as well as how to deepen your knowledge and develop your ability to conduct in-depth research.
An Introduction to Basic Research Methods
“Collecting primary data is a pain, a chore and very tedious!” These are some remarks that students make when doing research. Do you feel the same? Conducting research can actually be simple, fun and very fulfilling, especially when you get to acquire new knowledge. In this course, you’ll learn a 5-step process that will help maximise your research output.
Visual Text Analysis Essentials**
This course is designed to help you become savvier when consuming the myriad of messages encountered daily via print, radio, TV and the Internet. In this course, you’ll find many examples and exercises that will help you critically evaluate and analyse messages to make informed conclusions.