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ProQuest Research Companion: Product Education

ProQuest Research Companion is a new, intuitive, self-guided tool written by writing instructors and librarians, designed to enhance information literacy, writing, and research skills in libraries and online learning environments.

Recorded Training Sessions

Webinar Title: ProQuest Research Companion

Description:  This combined session will look at all aspects of the new ProQuest Research Companion information literacy resource, complete with resource evaluation tools, assessment components, and administrative features.

Duration:  48 minutes

 

Recorded Video Title: ProQuest Research Companion Full Training

Description:  This session will introduce ProQuest Research Companion and review all end user content and tools, as well as administrator options.

Duration:  33 minutes

Product Training Modules - Beginning and Intermediate

Module: ProQuest Research Companion Getting Started

Intended Audience: All users and administrators

Description and Objectives: 

This module will introduce how to get started with ProQuest Research Companion, along with identifying its major purposes.  Objectives include the following:

  • Identify the main elements of ProQuest Research Companion
  • Illustrate how to access and register a profile
  • Explain where to track your progress within the system
  • Assess your understanding

Duration: 4 minutes

 

Module: ProQuest Research Companion Learning Modules

Intended Audience: All users and administrators

Description and Objectives: 

This module will describe the main body of learning content available throughout ProQuest Research Companion, and how each content component fits together in the learning process.  Objectives include the following:

  • Distinguish the major components of Research Companion
  • Discover essential elements of video learning segments
  • Apply a process for correctly completing each research step
  • Define essential terminology

Duration: 6 minutes

 

Module: ProQuest Research Companion Research Aids and Tools

Intended Audience: All users and administrators

Description and Objectives:

This module outlines the essential research tools incorporated within ProQuest Research Companion and describes how they are used in the research process.  Objectives include the following:

  • Identify search engines and derive new search terms
  • Validate resources and create a bibliography
  • Modify your written work

Duration: 6 minutes

 

Module: ProQuest Research Companion Administration

Intended Audience: Administrators

Description and Objectives:

This module is designed for administrators and details all customization and reporting aspects available in ProQuest Research Companion.  Objectives include the following:

  • Employ customization for progress, assessment, and search tools
  • Utilize ProQuest Research Companion content outside of the resource
  • Produce statistical reports and lists

Duration: 6 minutes