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Research Skills For Engineering Students

The goal of this tutorial is to improve your engineering information research skills.

Learning objectives

Why is research important to your education & career?

Guide Licence

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

For ease of reuse and adapting, copies of the tutorial transcripts and video files can be found in Open Science Framework (OSF). 



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This course is also available in the edx Edge platform with some additional features such as clickable and scrolling text accompanying the videos and optional sections to test your knowledge.

To register and access this course using your CWL through edX Edge, you will  need to complete the following steps: 

  • Select this link:
  • Click the button to enroll. You will be redirected to a login page, if you're not already logged in.
  • Click "Use my institution campus credentials". This will direct you to the CWL login. 
  • Complete the Edge account creation process. Your email will be used to activate your account.

Once you have completed these steps, you will be able to login with your CWL on subsequent visits to the course.



Do you have any comments or questions?  Was anything especially helpful or perhaps unclear?  Did you find any technical problems?  

Please contact Sarah Parker if you have any feedback in regards to this tutorial!