Advanced Research Methods & Online Research Techniques

Research Methods & Online Research Techniques (COP)

We have split this module into two segments.

  1. The Internet Research - Methods and Techniques, and,
  2. Conventional Research Methods and Methodologies.

The Internet Research - Methods and Techniques is considered the core segment of Internet research education. The section is focused on web search techniques and identifies various challenges, methods and inherent barriers to online research. It gives students an overall understanding of search engine behavior and functionality. The students learn to build complex web search queries and perform a precision search with confidence.

The Research Methods and Methodologies segment of the course is typical conventional research methods and methodologies that are fundamental for any type of research work. This segment is covering knowledge of the industry’s research standards, conventions and methods applied by traditional research practitioners.

Online Research Methods Course

Examination Syllabus - Detailed Topics

By earning this certification, you will be able to learn:

Chapter 8 | Search Engine Textual Database & Query Recognition Intelligence
  • Search Intelligence
    • Re-visiting Query Interpretations In Search Engine Textual Database
    • Search Intelligence (Semantics Model)
    • The Semantics of Keywords Replacement with Stemming & Lemmatization
      • Variations of Semantically Similar Conversational Sentences
  • The Semantically Similar Textual Query
  • The Semantics of “Stemming” and “Lemmatization”.
    • The Semantics of Keywords Replacement with Stemming & Lemmatization
      • The Semantics of Applying a Person’s Names Diminutives
  • Textual Query and Natural Language Recognition (NLP)
    • Lexical barrier
    • Syntax Level barrier
    • Referential barrier
  • Textual Database and Machine Learning Intelligence (MLI)
  • Ranking and Relevance Explained by Google
    • The Ranking, according to Google
    • Web Page Authority
    • Trustworthiness and Reliability
    • Knowledgeability of the Source
    • Web Page Popularity
  • Summary Chart - The semantics of Intent, Context, Relevance, and Ranking in Intent Discovery

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Member: 20% off
Non-member: USD $89.95

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Unlimited Practice Exam Included

20 Hours

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Exam Details

60 Q&A

60 Min. Duration

Price $50

Certified Internet Research Specialist Syllabus

Internet Research Specialist
Certification Program Syllabus

Study Time: Approx. 8 to 12 Hrs Per week Over 6 weeks
Assessment: 90 Minutes Multiple Choice Exam
Resources:  Practice Exercises, Illustration, Q & A Workbook

Benefits of CIRS™ Certification

Our flagship certification, CIRS™ (Certified Internet Research Specialist), is by far the only professional credential that meets this challenge.

Professional Credibility

An undertaking by the CIRS qualified research specialists ties you to abide by the Association's “Professional Code of Conduct” that gives its practitioners a higher level of credibility in their industry of research.

Industry Validation

Professional Certification in Internet Research is the most comprehensive study program recognized in the Online Research Industry. A CIRS Certification demonstrates your extraordinary skills and expertise in conducting a web search.

Professional Certification in Internet Research is the most comprehensive study program recognized in the Online Research Industry. A CIRS Certification demonstrates your extraordinary skills and expertise in conducting a web search.

Career Outlook

The future of the certified Internet Research Specialist (CIRS) is a bright one. Find out if getting your CIRS Certification is the right choice for you.

Save on your Certification

Become a "Associate Member" to save up to 20% on all purchases, online classes, and other services. Free webinars are available.

AOFIRS

World's leading professional association of Internet Research Specialists - We deliver Knowledge, Education, Training, and Certification in the field of Professional Online Research. The AOFIRS is considered a major contributor in improving Web Search Skills and recognizes Online Research work as a full-time occupation for those that use the Internet as their primary source of information.

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