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Week 6 – Tutorial (Language Lab.

A. Expected Learning Outcomes of the Lesson


By the end of this lesson, students will be able to:

 Identify different types of sources they may use to support their positions in the research
essay
 Locate library materials using the library catalogue
 Research topics using the Internet
 Evaluate Internet sources

B. Suggested Learning Activities for Tutorial 6


 Online reading: CPCE Libraries Catalogue Search Guides: “Search Guide” at
http://lib.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/screens/searchguide.html – focus on the section on
“Searching”. Practice online how to do searching by “Author”, “Title”, “Subject” and
“Keyword”.
 Online reading practice: Read the webpage about “How to Search the Internet” (whole
document) at http://www.lib.polyu.edu.hk/internet/guide.htm#General and answer the
following questions:

1. What search tools can you use to locate your source materials?

2. If you’d like to perform advanced search of non-Chinese materials, which type of


search engines is the best?

3. How can you evaluate the results of your search?

C. Supplementary Learning Activities


 Textbook Exercises (Using the Library):
o Unit 2, Ch 3, Activity 2, pp.93-94
o Unit 2, Ch 3, Activity 7, pp.102-103
 Textbook Exercises on Evaluating Internet Sources
o Activity 6, pp.101-102
 Textbook Exercises on Using Research Skills
o Mastery Test, pp.104-105
 Reading: CPCE Libraries Catalogue Search Guides at http://lib.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/ :
o EBSCO: ASP, BSP & Others at http://lib.cpce-
polyu.edu.hk/screens/EBSCO_user_guide_revwp.pdf
o ProQuest 5000at http://lib.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/screens/ProQuest_rev2wp.pdf
o WiseNews at http://lib.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/screens/WiseNews_user_guide_wp.pdf

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D. Useful Resources
 Library Virtual Orientation <http://www.lib.polyu.edu.hk/intro/eng/00-welcome.htm>

 Online Tutorial: View lesson 1 and 2 of “Searching the Library Catalogue Effectively” at
http://www.lib.polyu.edu.hk/collser/libguides/catalogue/index.htm

 Online Information Literacy Programme: Complete the online information literacy


programme at http://www.lib.polyu.edu.hk/collser/libguides/literacy/introduce.htm

 Online Revision Practices at Companion Website (RSS) at http://highered.mcgraw-


hill.com/sites/0072982772/student_view0/

 Online Supplementary Information about Research Skills Exercises at Companion


Website (CWSR) <http://highered.mcgraw-
hill.com/sites/0073384089/student_view0/index.html>
o i. CWSR, Guide to Electronic Research
o ii. CWSR, Using the Internet

 Online Revision Exercises at Companion Website (CWSR) <http://highered.mcgraw-


hill.com/sites/0073384089/student_view0/index.html>
o iii. CWSR, Ch 21, Interactive Exercises: Web Hunt
o iv. CWSR, Ch 21, Interactive Exercises: Evaluating Sources

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