Course learning outcomes

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • identify different assessment types and their specific requirements around information sources and referencing
  • identify different types of publications and their appropriate uses
  • select appropriate search tools for finding specific sources of information
  • apply the steps in the Information Searching Lifecycle to assessment tasks and searching
  • create advanced search statements using search techniques
  • locate items using the QUT Library search tools
  • evaluate information sources for quality using specific criteria
  • create reference lists to the specifications of different referencing styles
  • apply the principles of Academic Integrity to assessment.