Index of Objectives and Tasks
This task consists of locating and accessing documents that were identified during a search for information.
Students read the descriptive data of documents found (title, author, associated keywords, summaries, etc.), locate and access them, whether they are digital or paper documents.
To do so, they use different access, display, display and search functions. This stage takes the form of a quick scan of tagged documents.
Students can present the following:
To complete this task, students may use the following tools:
Metadata: Data which describes other data. For example, a description of a database in terms of its structure and the relationship between the entities in the database is an example of metadata. (Source: Oxford reference).
Even though we are moving towards a paperless system, documentation that is relevant to an assignment is not always found in a digital format. It is important to encourage students to find and use paper documentation if at all relevant to the objective of the assignment.