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Embed ICT Skills. ITOCA / IDS Zimbabwe Oct, 2010. Session Objectives. To recognize the common features and differences in the R4L resources Test the hypotheses “all databases, information portals & library catalogues are fundamentally similar” - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Embed ICT SkillsITOCA / IDS Zimbabwe Oct, 2010

  • Session ObjectivesTo recognize the common features and differences in the R4L resourcesTest the hypotheses all databases, information portals & library catalogues are fundamentally similarTo demonstrate that users can apply these generic ICT skills to other databases / search enginesSkills are transferable from one product to anotherTo improve the users ability to use these products independently and confidently

  • HypothesesAll web databases, information portals (gateways) and Library catalogues are similarUser interfaceLog in Searching skills / OptionsSearch resultsCollections / ResourcesMedia OutputsSpecial FeaturesMiscellaneous

  • e.g. Web Interface F Shape

  • Sessions Activity 30 minsIn mixed groups; test the hypothesesForm a group consisting of participants who have experience of using HINARI, AGORA / OARE and other productsBrainstorm the similarities and differences; record your findings on the worksheet providedAssign the role of a ChairTry to identify several similarities & differencesReport back to the group; 10 minsAssign the role of a Spokesperson Use visual examples to illustrate your findings

  • Activity - Worksheet

  • Comparing and contrastingUse the worksheet to guide you; compare and contrast several pages:E.g. Journal homepageE.g. Search pageE.g. Search Results page

  • Reflection on SessionWhat have you learnt from this session?Group discussionLessons Objectives:To recognize the common features and differences in the R4L resources To improve the users ability to use these products independently and confidently To demonstrate that users can apply these generic ICT skills to other databases / search engines