‘When faced with a long reading list comprising of several chapters from books and a number of articles, students have difficulty prioritizing their reading and knowing which areas are beyond the scope of the course.’ Petropoulou (2001).
This is particularly the case for international students who may think that they have to read everything in case they miss relevant information. The result can be overwhelming. So it is helpful that we consider the following.
Not only can international students practise their computer literacy skills they can also start to develop a critical faculty regarding the reliability of sources, and, very importantly, appreciate the relevance of the subject to the real world. This can be very useful for motivating them.