CC2040 English for Academic Studies (Health Care) – Study Guide
Week 6 – Tutorial (Language Lab.)
A. Expected Learning Outcomes of the Lesson
By the end of this lesson, students will be able to:
Identify different types of sources they may use to support their positions in the researchessay
Locate library materials using the library catalogue
Research topics using the Internet
Evaluate Internet sources
B. Suggested Learning Activities for Tutorial 6
Online reading: CPCE Libraries Catalogue Search Guides: “Search Guide” athttp://lib.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/screens/searchguide.html– focus on the section on“Searching”. Practice online how to do searching by “Author”, “Title”, “Subject” and“Keyword”.
Online reading practice: Read the webpage about “How to Search the Internet” (wholedocument) athttp://www.lib.polyu.edu.hk/internet/guide.htm#Generaland answer thefollowing questions:1.
What search tools can you use to locate your source materials?2.
If you’d like to perform advanced search of non-Chinese materials, which type of search engines is the best?3.
How can you evaluate the results of your search?
C. Supplementary Learning Activities
Textbook Exercises (Using the Library):
Unit 2, Ch 3, Activity 2, pp.93-94
Unit 2, Ch 3, Activity 7, pp.102-103
Textbook Exercises on Evaluating Internet Sources
Activity 6, pp.101-102
Textbook Exercises on Using Research Skills
Mastery Test, pp.104-105
Reading: CPCE Libraries Catalogue Search Guides at
EBSCO: ASP, BSP & Others athttp://lib.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/screens/EBSCO_user_guide_revwp.pdf