The Search Strategies lesson is mapped to the Searching as Strategic Exploration Frame and introduces the concept of strategic searching in order to use search tools more effectively. By understanding strategic searching techniques, students will be able to not only compose an initial search query, but will be able to refine and revise their search in order to locate relevant sources. In this lesson students will learn how to:
- Identify keywords and search terms
- Strategically combine search terms using Boolean operators and punctuation
- Evaluate search results to apply useful search refinements
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