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Workshop on Web Searching for Agricultural Research Scientists and Development Officers (ARM 347)

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Kwara State, Nigeria

13 - 17 Oct, 2014  5 days

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Premise: The Web can be likened to a very big library or a worldwide library of books. However, locating the correct information can be very challenging. In addition the process is time consuming and expensive unless one has the appropriate skills for searching the web. The most important issue in Internet search is to be able to obtain as many best matches (accurate results) to a query as possible.

Objectives: This workshop is therefore, designed to equip the participants with the knowledge and skills for surfing the web. At the end of the workshop, the participants should be able to:
  • Appreciate the role of the Internet in management;
  • Use search engines; and
  • Access relevant information from the web

Content:
  • Introduction to computer
  • Overview of Communication and Information Technology (ICT)
  • Principles of web searching
  • Overview of Internet Explorer software:
  •  - Microsoft Internet Explorer. - Netscape Navigator. - Fire Fox.
  • Searching techniques

Training Methods:
Lecturettes, demonstrations and hands-on practical exercises on computers.

Who Should Attend?
Research Scientists, Extension Officers, Officers of PRSD from both the Federal and State Ministries of Agriculture and Rural Development, Technical Editors and other Information professionals in NGOs/CBOs, and Librarians/Library Officers. Participants need not be computer literate.
Agricultural & Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI), Ilorin Oct 13 - 17 Oct, 2014
NGN53,550.00 (including VAT)
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