BIO150Y Optimal Information Foraging  

Introduction

Why do this tutorial?


Setting

Students You have just been assigned to write a paper and present an oral report on:

The community structure of the Great Lakes has been impacted by alien invaders. Define the problem. Give examples.

In addition, you have assignments from four other courses and a part-time job. Where do you start?

  • From surfing the Net or browsing in libraries and bookstores, you know that there is a wealth of information out there.

  • Therefore, the trick is not to find information, but to quickly find reliable information relevant for your term paper.

  • Choosing the right place to look is the first step.


Before you start, test your information foraging skills with a game!


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