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The Internet Social Worker

Sunday, June 8th, 2008

Learn how to use the Internet for your studies or your work. Did you know about the Internet Social Worker a free, interactive tutorial which will help improve your internet skills?

This is an excellent resource which allows you to tour the best of the web for Social Work, discover how to search the Internet effectively, judge which websites are worth using and read stories to inspire you.

The Intute: Virtual Training Suite is a national Internet service provided by the Intute (formerly the RDN) and funded by JISC (an agency of The Higher and Further Education Funding Councils of England, Scotland and Wales).

The service offers over 60 free, online tutorials teaching Internet skills for different subjects, and is free to access via the Web.

It is run by the Institute for Learning and Research Technology at the University of Bristol (UK), though the content has been written by a distributed team of tutors, lecturers and librarians from across the country.

Who is it for?

The tutorials have been designed for different audiences. Some are designed for students and staff in universities or colleges, some are for adult and community learners so they differ slightly, but they are all free for anyone to use.

You can use them to “teach yourself” by working through them in your own time. They are also designed to be a flexible eLearning resource that can be easily adopted by tutors, lecturers and librarains in a wide range of courses. Worth a visit especially if you are just finding your way around the internet. Access it here

The site also provides a useful Glossary of computing terminology and words used in the tutorials.

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