Register today for Florida Tech’s first MOOC!


moocRegistration for Florida Tech’s first MOOC, or Massive Open Online Course, has launched!

If you are looking for a quick, easy way to brush up your research skills, sign up for Mastering Academic Research: Information Skills for Successful Students. You don’t have to be a student at Florida Tech to take it — anyone can register.

Our free, non-credit, six-week MOOC is designed to help students worldwide find, evaluate, and use information efficiently, effectively, and ethically. The course will take place June 22, 2014-August 4, 2014 and is being hosted by Canvas, Florida Tech’s new learning management system.

Sample topics:

  • Identifying scholarly, popular, and trade publications
  • Establishing authority, reliability, and pertinence
  • Managing information in the cloud
  • Using and citing copyrighted, open-access, and creative commons works
  • Incorporating evidence in your writing
  • Presenting research effectively

Course materials include links to collections of scholarly papers, publications, and other materials that are useful to all lifelong learners, regardless of your location in the universe.

Register now!


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