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  • College students are not very good at searching google.
  • Not using keywords Not compare and contrast or probing questions

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  • 1.
    • Dr. Howie DiBlasi , C.I.O (Retired)
    • “ Emerging Technologies Evangelist “
    • [email_address]
    • 970-749-0760
    • http://www.drhowie.com/
    • Twitter: hdiblasi
    Information Literacy: 8 28 New Ways to Think and Search in Your Classroom
  • 2. Webinar info:
    •  
    • Dr. Howie DiBlasi
    •  
    • www.drhowie.com
    •  
    • PowerPoint Download = Video Conference-Webinar
    •   Link here: http://drhowie.com/Page_2.html
    • Twitter follow = @hdiblasi
    •  
    • e-mail = [email_address]
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  • 5.  
  • 6. Google receives over 20 million search queries each day
  • 7. If you tried to search Google’s 3 billion pages
    • Would take 5,707 years
    • Google software does it in 0.5 seconds
  • 8. Using Google Search in Class
  • 9. 27 Google special features http://www.google.com/help/features.html
    • Everyday Essentials
    • Reference Tools
    • Choosing Keywords
    • Local Search
    • Trip Planning
    • Query Refinements
    • Search by Number
  • 10. Let's test 9 of the special commands
    • 1. weather San Francisco
    • 2. time London
    • 3. 5*9+(sqrt 10)^3=
    • 4. earthquakes hati (spelled wrong intentionally)
    • 5. population texas
    • 7. fast food 78633
    • 7. pizza 86301
    • 7. wine 78633 or (put in your zip code)
    • 8. 150 GBP in USD 200 euros in USD
    • 9. define bewildered
  • 11.  
  • 12.
    • Did you mean: earthquakes haiti    
    • 2010 Haiti earthquake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    • The 2010 Haiti earthquake ( Haitian Creole: Tranblemanntè 2010 nan pe Ayiti) was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake, with an epicentre near the town ...
    • Results for:  earthquakes hati
    • Updated – Latest News on Haiti Earthquake – As many as 100000 ...
    • Jan 13, 2010 ... 7.0 Earthquake hit Haiti. Now the death toll and damage tolls are being shown. www.politicalbyline.com/.../latest-news-on- hati - earthquake / - Cached - Similar
    • YouTube - Hati EarthQuake , The people of Hati need our help.
    • - 3 min 52 sec - Jan 13, 2010 Haiti Earthquake Update: Jan. 13, 2010 10 am World Concerns disaster response
  • 13.
    • Population, Texas
    • 24,782,302 - Jul 2009 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division www.google.com/publicdata
    • Population of Texas
    • Apr 1, 2010 ... Keywords: population of Texas , population statistics for Texas , Texas , state of Texas population statistics, state of Texas population , ... www.classbrain.com/artstate/publish/article_1266.shtml
    • Texas : History, Geography, Population , and State Facts ...
    • Information on Texas — economy, government, culture, state map and flag, major cities, ... 2000 resident census population (rank): 20851820 (2). ... www.infoplease.com › United States › States - Cached - Similar
  • 14.  
  • 15.
    • CLICK HERE TO DO THIS EXERCISE :
    • http://www.google.com/help/features.html
    • Google has many special features to help you to find exactly what you're looking for.
    • Most popular features are listed below.
    Cool Tools For Searching
  • 16. http://www.google.com/support/
    • Google Help : Cheat Sheet
    • Quick list of most popular tools to help refine and improve your search.
    • Additional help with Google Web Search or any other Google product, you can visit our main Google Help page.
    http://www.google.com/help/cheatsheet.html
  • 17. Develop Information Processing Skills #137-30
  • 18. http://www.AngelaMaiers.com AngelaMaiers
    • Web literacy is not just about being able to operate digital camera or create a podcast, or even the opportunity connect with another classroom. It is about looking critically at the content of a web
  • 19. More-Web search tips
    • How To Pick A Search Engine
    • Web Search 101-How To Search The Web
    • Develop a Search Plan
    • Web Search Made Simple - How to Search The Web Faster, Easier, and More Effic...
    • Search Tools - Three Basic Search Tools
  • 20. The Top 100 Alternative Search Engines
    • They allow you to search not only Google, but a variety of other search engines too - in one fell swoop. There are many search engines that ..
    • http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/top_100_alternative_search_engines.php
  • 21. Assignment QUESTIONS:
    • Try finding answers to these questions by browsing directories, using search engines
    • What is the flavor of the day at Kopps custard?
    • What is the population of the United States?
    • Find a recipe for peanut butter cookies.
    • Who won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1988?
    • What film won the academy award for best picture in 1984?
  • 22. Web Evaluation and Developing Rubrics
    • Welcome to WiredSafety, the world's largest Internet safety, help and education resource.
    • http://www.wiredsafety.org/
    • >>> Flash Video on Evaluation Of Web Sites
    • http://www.wiredsafety.org/wiredlearning/Evaluation/TK-Criteria/index.htm
  • 23. Do you know about NOODLETOOLS ?
    • http://www.noodletools.com/index.php
    • NoodleTools provides innovative software that teaches students and supports teachers and librarians throughout the entire research process.
    • Search intelligently
    • Assess the quality of results
    • Record, organize and synthesize information using online notecards
    • Format your bibliography in MLA, APA, or Chicago/Turabian style
  • 24.  
  • 25. Ideas to get started:
    • WHO
    • WHAT
    • WHEN
    • WHERE
    • WHY
    • Authority
    • Sponsor
    • Domain
    • Rationale
  • 26. Ideas to get started:
    • Why has this document been put on web?
    • What is the real purpose of this site?
    • Links made from the site relevant & unbiased?
    • Who links to the site, and why?
    • What organization/person is behind site?
    • Visual appearance, is spelling and grammar good?
    • User friendly
    • Respect the privacy of the user
    • Does the site respect copyright?
    • Subscription costs- advertising?
  • 27. Searching the NET- The Good-Bad-Ugly
    • Checking the source
    • Reading Web addresses
    • Determine the page authorship
    • Check vital information
    • Check the content
    • Is the information current ?
    • Are links made from the site relevant ?
    • Who links to the site, and why?
    • What organization/person is behind site?
  • 28. Using Google Search in Class
  • 29. Truth or TRASH
    • Use your Web Rubric/evaluation criteria to evaluate the following Web sites
  • 30. All About Explorers | Everything you've ever wanted to know about ...
    • http://www.allaboutexplorers.com/
  • 31.  
  • 32. A Note About the Content In This Site:
    • Because we wanted to make a point about finding useless information even in a site which looked at first to be fairly well put together, all of the Explorer biographies here are fictional .
    • While many of the facts are true or based on truth, many inaccuracies, lies, and even downright absurdity are mixed in indiscriminately. As such, it is important that you do not use this site as a source of reference for your own research!
  • 33. Does it matter which way I put word in a specific order??
    • american revolution general thomas gage
    • About 434,000 results (0.15 seconds) 
    • Or
    • general thomas gage american revolution
    • (About 310,000 results (0.18 seconds) 
  • 34. Does it matter which way I put word in a specific order??
    • shot heard around the world Boston massacre
    • (About 123,000 results (0.27 seconds)
    •  
    • Or
    • Boston massacre shot heard around the world
    • (About 115,000 results (0.25 seconds) 
  • 35. Webinar info:
    •  
    • Dr. Howie DiBlasi
    •  
    • www.drhowie.com
    •  
    • PowerPoint Download = Video Conference-Webinar
    •   Link here: http://drhowie.com/Page_2.html
    • Twitter follow = @hdiblasi
    •  
    • e-mail = [email_address]
  • 36.  
  • 37. TIPS-Google Search in Class
  • 38. Searching the NET- The Good-Bad-Ugly
    • Checking the source
    • Reading Web addresses
    • Determine the page authorship
    • Check vital information
    • Check the content
    • Is the information current ?
    • Are links made from the site relevant ?
    • Who links to the site, and why?
    • What organization/person is behind site?
  • 39.
    • Google – Advanced Search
  • 40.  
  • 41.  
  • 42.  
  • 43.  
  • 44. Top 5 Search Engines (2010)
    • >>> Search for thomas gage
    • Google = About 239,000
    • Yahoo! = thomas gage: 9,120,000 results
    • Bing thomas gage: 9,160,000 results
    • Ask ???? 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 
    • AOL Search = about 236,000
  • 45. Advanced Search-Why?
  • 46. Find web pages that have...
    • All these words:
    • This exact wording
    • Phrase
    • One or more of these words
    • Don't show pages that have...
    • Any of these unwanted words
    • Reading level
    • Language
    • File type
    • Search within a site or domain
  • 47. Yahoo! http://www.yahoo.com/
    • News aggregator
    • Shopping center
    • E-mailbox
    • Travel directory
    • Horoscope
    • Games center
    • For Internet beginners.
    • Searching the Web-about discovery/ exploration,
  • 48.  
  • 49.  
  • 50.  
  • 51. Bing http://www.bing.com /
    • Microsoft's attempt at unseating Google.
    • Used to be MSN search
    • Touted as a 'decision engine'
    • Offers suggestions
    • Search options across the top of the screen.
    • 'wiki' suggestions
    • 'visual search‘
  • 52.  
  • 53.  
  • 54. Ask (aka 'Ask Jeeves') http://www.ask.com/
    • Longtime name
    • Super-clean interface ??????
    • Groupings -really make Ask.com stand out
    • Cleaner and easy to read
    • Relevant
  • 55.  
  • 56.  
  • 57.  
  • 58. Advanced Search Results
    • All = 1
    • UK out = 156
    • Lexington out = 375
    • Governor out = 685
  • 59.  
  • 60.  
  • 61.  
  • 62. Advanced Google Search
  • 63.
    • The Phases of the Moon
    • Feb 9, 2011 ... Eclipses occur when the moon's orbit which is usually tilted becomes not tilted and the sun, moon and Earth line up perfectly ... www.slideserve.com/presentation/87451/87451.swf -
    • On- orbit Cross-calibration of AM Satellite Remote Sensing ...
    • Slide 3:The Moon as an On- orbit Calibration Target The Moon has advantages ... www.slideserve.com/presentation/87444/87444.swf -
    • [FLASH] Chapter 2 - Instructor Pages
    • File Format: Shockwave Flash Lunar Motion The moon orbits the Earth at an average distance of about 380000 km. ... 5/30/2008 9 The Moon's Nodes The Moon's orbit is inclined to the ... faculty.sgc.edu/cjohnson/Classes/1010astr/Class/notes/.../Chapter_2.swf
    • [FLASH] Planets - BBC/OU Open2.net - Home
    • File Format: Shockwave Flash www.open2.net/science/finalfrontier/planets/planets.swf - Similar
    • [FLASH] Instructions Controls: Player 1, movement: UP, right, left Shield ...
    • File Format: Shockwave Flash Continue Save game Days left: Move 10 days $: 1000 Go to menu Back to the shop Choose Level: Description: Free Space Moon Orbit Asteroid Belt Alien Attack ... www.idlemindz.net/games/space.swf
  • 64.  
  • 65.
    • Doing a search :
    • ( Put the following in the Google Search BOX )
    Looking for a PDF 21st Century Learning filetype:pdf   Looking for a PPT 21st Century Learning filetype:ppt   Looking for a DOC 21st Century Learning filetype:doc
  • 66. 21 st Century Learning filetype:pdf site:edu
  • 67. Search for 24 specific TYPE of documents. What file types can Google index?
    • Adobe Flash (.swf)
    • Adobe Portable Document Format (.pdf)
    • Adobe PostScript (.ps)
    • Autodesk Design Web Format (.dwf)
    • Basic source code (.bas)
    • C/C++ source code (.c, .cc, .cpp, .cxx, .h, .hpp)
    • Google Earth (.kml, .kmz)
    • GPS eXchange Format (.gpx)
    • Hancom Hanword (.hwp)
    • HTML (.htm, .html)
    • Java source code (.java)
    • Microsoft Excel (.xls, .xlsx)
    • Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt, .pptx)
    • Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx)
    • OpenOffice presentations (.odp)
    • OpenOffice spreadsheet (.ods)
    • OpenOffice text (.odt)
    • Perl source code (.pl)
    • Python source code (.py)
    • Rich Text Format (.rtf, .wri)
    • Scalable Vector Graphics (.svg)
    • Text (.ans, .asc, .cas, .txt, .text)
    • Wireless Markup Language (.wml, .wap)
    • XML (.xml)
  • 68. 15 Ways to Use Google Search in Class Written by Lisa 25 May 2011 No Comment
    • 1. Teach Current Events 2. Play a Map Game 3. Enhance Your Study of History 4. Create a Customized iGoogle Home Page 5. Use Gmail Accounts 6. Use the Google Apps Calendar 7. Use Picasa to Create a Class Photo Album8. Use Google Groups to Help Students Around the World to Save Energy
    • 9. Use Google Translate to Supplement the Study of Different Countries 10. Use Google Blog Search 11. Use Google Book Search to Find Books on Cosmology
    • 12. Use Google Scholar to Stay Current 1 3. Use Advanced Search in Google 14. Search Web Sites in Other Languages 15. Change SafeSearch Preferences
  • 69. Google Maps in Education
    • http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/2006/08/educational-uses-of-google-maps.html
    • Cool things to do in Google Maps:
    •  
    • TRY THIS >Drill earth
    • http://www.livephysics.com/ptools/dig-hole-through-earth.php
    • Map Hacks.net - http://www.gisuser.com/maphacks/ - for GIS users
    • Quickmaps - http://quikmaps.com/
  • 70. From There to Here with Google Tools  
    • [PDF]  Idea for a lesson plan using Google Earth and Google Groups to create placemarks detailing an earth science project.  Cheryl Davis, Teacher
    • http://bbweb.acalanes.k12.ca.us/bbcswebdav/institution/MHSwebsite/google/gFromThereToHere.pdf
  • 71. From There to Here with Google Tools  
  • 72.  
  • 73. 50 Things to do with Google Maps Mashups
    • Google Maps Mania:
    • http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/2006/12/50-things-to-do-with-google-maps.html
  • 74. 50 Things to do with Google Maps Mashups
    • http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/2007/12/50-more-things-to-do-with-google-maps.html
    • Make your own Google Map out of any map
    • Check what's on the other side of the world
    • Check the weather anywhere
    • Find a place to live in the US
    • Find a ski resort anywhere in the world
    • Track a flight on Google Maps
    • Find the elevation/height above sea level
    • Map the 7 Wonders of the World
    • Simulate a flood to show damage effects
  • 75. Simulate a flood to show damage effects
  • 76. David Rumsey Historical Map Collection The over 120 historical maps in the Google Maps Rumsey Historical Maps site have been selected by David Rumsey from his collection of more than 150,000 historical maps; in addition, there are a few maps from collections with which he collaborates.
  • 77. Google Maps Mania
    • Unofficial Google Maps blog tracking the websites, mashups and tools being influenced by Google Maps.
    • http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/2006/08/educational-uses-of-google-maps.html
  • 78. Google Maps in Other Languages:
    • Chinese Maps -  http://ditu.google.cn/
    • French Maps -  http://maps.google.fr/
    • German Maps -  http://maps.google.de/
    • Spanish Maps -  http://maps.google.es/
    • Italian Maps -  http://maps.google.it/
    • Russian Maps -  http://maps.google.ru/
  • 79.  
  • 80. Search Web Sites in Other Languages
  • 81. World’s Most Earthquake Vulnerable Cities:
    • Great information.
    • Make sure not to stay there for too long. Check it out here.
    • http://geowebinfo.com/disasters/EQVulnCities.html
  • 82.  
  • 83. Explore The World  In 360:
    • 360cities http://www.360cities.net/
    • Great website-develops panoramas
    • For Google Earth
    • Link Here
    • All their work on a map
    • Just click on any panorama to view it.
  • 84.  
  • 85. Living In America:
    • Data is represented in such a way so that it easily makes sense
    • Forbes have made a mashup
    • Show where American’s are living well on a map colored according to scale.
    • http://www.forbes.com/2009/05/04/towns-cities-real-estate-lifestyle-real-estate-top-towns_map.html
  • 86.  
  • 87. Maths Maps – A New Collaborative Project
    • http://edte.ch/blog/2009/10/31/maths-maps-a-new-collaborative-project/
    • @ tombarrett 3992 followers
  • 88. Tom Barrett- Deputy Headteacher John Davies Primary School
    • http://sites.google.com/site/gtaresources/events/2010-07-29/maps
    • 3 New “Interesting Ways” Resources
    • Maths Maps – A New Collaborative Project
    • A Google View of One of My Lessons
  • 89. Creating a New Placemark
    • Google Earth
    • Adding placemarks- save a location or multiple locations .
    • Placemarks can be used to create tours , snapshot a certain view, and much more.
    • .
  • 90. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqDQec1itqg&feature=player_embedded
  • 91. http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/2009/03/lewis-clark-trail-on-google-maps.html
    • Lewis and Clark Trail
    • Road Trip Planner
  • 92.  
  • 93.  
  • 94. Google Earth Search the globe for 3D models.
  • 95. Webinar info:
    •  
    • Dr. Howie DiBlasi
    •  
    • www.drhowie.com
    •  
    • PowerPoint Download = Video Conference-Webinar
    •   Link here: http://drhowie.com/Page_2.html
    • Twitter follow = @hdiblasi
    •  
    • e-mail = [email_address]
  • 96.  
  • 97.  
  • 98.
    • Smiley
    • simley -.jpg
    • smiley face
    • smiley face evil
    • smiley face – evil
    • Your name
    What would you get if you typed…
  • 99.  
  • 100. Google Custom Search Engine
    • Harness the power of Google to create a customized search experience for your own website.
    • http://www.google.com/cse/manage/create
  • 101.  
  • 102. 7 Almost Unknown Google Search Engines You Should Use
    • Google Patent Search
    • Google Scholar
    • Google Books
    • Google Catalogs
    • Google Products
    • Google University Search
    • US Government Search
  • 103.
    • Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book Search . Discover a new favorite or unearth an old classic.
    • http://books.google.com/
    Google Book Search
  • 104.  
  • 105. Google Trends http://www.google.com/trends
    • About Google Trends
    • With Google Trends, you can compare the world’s interest in your favorite topics. Enter up to five topics and see how often they’ve been searched on Google over time. Google Trends also shows how frequently your topics have appeared in Google News stories, and in which geographic regions people have searched for them most.
  • 106.  
  • 107.  
  • 108. Google Goggles http://www.google.com/mobile/goggles/#text
    • Search Google using pictures from your camera phones
    • Camera phone image as input
    • Image recognition backends (object recognition, place matching, OCR
    • Return relevant search results.
  • 109.  
  • 110. Fast Flip
    • Blindingly fast overviews of headline pages of top newspapers.
    • September 14, 2009  232 Ratings  Details and feedback »
  • 111.  
  • 112. Google News http://news.google.com/
  • 113. Google News Timeline
    • A web application that organizes information chronologically. Google News Timeline allows users to view news, scanned newspapers and magazines, blog posts, sports scores, and more on a zoomable, graphical timeline.
  • 114.  
  • 115. Google Squared
    • Fetch and organize facts from the web
    • Squared automatically constructs a table of facts about any category you specify
    • http://www.google.com/squared
  • 116.  
  • 117. Game Over, Google! 12 Google Search Alternatives
  • 118. FactBites http://www.factbites.com/
    • - draws on the web’s vast amount of encyclopedias and information websites such as Wikipedia and more specialized ones to provide you with factual information
  • 119.  
  • 120.  
  • 121. Clusty Search http://clusty.com/
    • organize them into their respective categories
  • 122. Duck-Duck-GO
  • 123. Wolfram-Alpha http://www.wolframalpha.com/
    • Computational Knowledge Engine
    •   - is more than a search engine. It gives you access to the world's facts and data and calculates answers across a range of topics, ...
  • 124.  
  • 125.
    • A few things to try:
    • enter any date (e.g. a birth date)june 23, 1988
    • enter any city (e.g. a home town)new york
    • enter any two stocks I BM Apple
    • enter any calculation $250 + 15%
    • enter any math formula x^2 sin(x)
    • enter any two first names andrew, barbara
    • enter any food 1 apple + 2 oranges
    • enter any measurement 45 mph
    • enter any chemical formula H2SO4
    • enter any musical notes C Eb G C
  • 126.  
  • 127. Check out the 5 new ways to search….
    • Vlingo -  Voice-based search
    • Phone app-say “Coffee shops in Soho”
    • Opens up a Google map with all of them marked on it.
    • Have been 5 million downloads
    • http://www.vlingo.com/
  • 128. Siri - Voice-based personal assistant
    • Mobile http://siri.com/
    • Voice activated
    • Say “Book a romantic French restaurant in Soho for 7.30”
    • Siri converts your words into text
    • Confirm it’s got it right
    • OpenTable- check for reservations - book your table
    • Siri was recently acquired by Apple
  • 129. Pikadeo - Find products with your phone camera
    • Pikadeo is an image-recognition tool
    • Recognise products from posters, packaging, magazine pages and labels
    • Over 200,000 entries over five categories
    • http://download.cnet.com/Pikadeo/3000-31713_4-75294104.html
  • 130. ScanLife - Search by barcode
    • Cameraphone into a barcode scanner
    • http://web.scanlife.com/us_en/
    • Barcode will take you directly to the correct product
    • Check what other people think about the product through the reviews
  • 131. Yummly - Semantic food search portal
    • Filter the 500,000 recipes http://www.yummly.com/
    • Aggregate food recipes from around the web
    • Programmed to understand semantic food connections like ‘olive oil is found in Mediterranean cooking’
    • Recalculate the amount of ingredients needed when cooking
  • 132. Wikitude -  Augmented reality encyclopaedia
    • Arrival in a strange city
    • Point your phone at a building
    • Tell you something of the building’s history and point out other places of interest around it
    • 10,000 points of interest that mash up geolocation, augmented reality
    • http://www.wikitude.com/en/
  • 133. Webinar info:
    •  
    • Dr. Howie DiBlasi
    •  
    • www.drhowie.com
    •  
    • PowerPoint Download = Video Conference-Webinar
    •   Link here: http://drhowie.com/Page_2.html
    • Twitter follow = @hdiblasi
    •  
    • e-mail = [email_address]
  • 134.
    • Dr. Howie DiBlasi , C.I.O (Retired)
    • “ Emerging Technologies Evangelist “
    • [email_address]
    • 970-749-0760
    • http://www.drhowie.com/
    • Twitter: hdiblasi
    Information Literacy: 8 28 New Ways to Think and Search in Your Classroom
  • 135.