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A PowerPoint file to help students research Blues music using the internet.

A PowerPoint file to help students research Blues music using the internet.

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  • The Blues How it developed and how it has contributed to the jazz movement
    • Using the following search engines find information, and write a one page report on the formation of the blues and how it has contributed to the formation of jazz music.
    Assessment Task
  • Searching The Internet www.google.com www.altavista.com www.hotbot.com www.snap.com See next slide for search tips
  • Search Tips
    • Use more than one keyword eg: blues history, American music, New Orleans, Delta Blues, Mississippi Blues.
    • Use “Boolean Operators” which are: AND, OR, NOT eg: American music AND blues. Delta blues OR Mississippi blues
    • Try using inverted commas around the words on either side of the “Boolean Operators” to refine your search.
    • Capitalise proper nouns to eliminate confusion eg: Blues (music), blues (colours); Bill, bill, Gates, gates.
  • Evaluating Web Sites
    • Some web sites will contain more reliable information than others.
    • Who provided the information/created the site eg: com, gov, edu, org.?
    • What are the motivations behind the site eg: advertising (record label)? Private or public interest?
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