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Basic Research Skills


Important Research Skills

With basic research skills you determine what you want to know and when you want to know it. Today when all the possible information is available, it is not easy to interpret good information from the bad one. Important research skills enhance our power and efficiency of finding out the required information without wasting our valuable time in this modern era where everyone is caught in a disease of being busy.

Basic research skills give us guidance to search out information in a variety of ways and satisfied our hunger of seeking something new. They are important because they facilitate a person to get information which can assist him during decision-making process. Academic research skills can assist people to discover new opportunities and new options for problems solving and also facilitate people to explore new ways of bringing changes.

Research skills also equipped an individual to observe the risks involved in decisions making and assist him to explore new ways to reduce such risks.

This insightful unit offers a complete introduction to the most important research skills and explains why research skills are important. It also describes the reading and note-taking techniques including a deep look at 7±2 rule.



After the completion of this course learners will be able to:

  • Identify the benefits to proper research and documentation
  • Read for maximum information retention and recall
  • Take effective notes

Programme Content


  • Why Are Research Skills Important?
  • Reading and Note-Taking Techniques
  • 7±2 Rule

Target Audience

This is a standalone course and assumes no prior knowledge.


  • Participants:8 - 400
  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours
  • Participation:Only collaborative

Key Benefits

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Course at QLS
Study Method Online
Course Duration 10 Hours
Start Date On going
Awarding Body
Full Fee:    £ 120

Discount:    £ 96

Pay Today:    £ 24

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