WebQuester: A Guidebook to the Web

WebQuester: A Guidebook to the Web

by Robert Harris

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This guidebook provides a balanced approach to finding material on the World Wide Web. It discusses search techniques, evaluative skills, and ethical considerations. Interactive exercises illustrating the concepts discussed in each chapter are available on the home page of the WebQuester Web site.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072350838
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 06/10/1999
Series: WebQuester
Edition description: SPIRAL
Pages: 148
Product dimensions: 0.47(w) x 5.30(h) x 8.10(d)

About the Author

Robert Harris is an English author and former journalist. He began his publishing career in non-fiction but is best known for his works of historical fiction. His first novel an alternate history Fatherland was published in 1992 and later adapted by HBO in1994 into a movie. His second novel 1995's Enigma was also made into a film. Harris' 1998 novel Archangel was made into a miniseries for the BBC staring Daniel Craig. in 2006 he published Imperium which was the beginning of his Cicero Trilogy. He is married to Gill Hornby, sister of famous novelist Nick Hornby.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Working with WebQuester: A Guidebook to the Web
Chapter 2. The World Wide Web and Web Browsing
Chapter 3. Searching the Web I: Search Tools
Chapter 4. Searching the Web II: Search Strategies
Chapter 5. Evaluating Web Sources
Chapter 6. Using and Citing the Web as an Informative Source
Chapter 7. Thinking Critically in a World of Information
Chapter 8. Ethics in the Information Age
Chapter 9. Using WebQuester Course-Specific Titles

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