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Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom
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Google Search & Research Tools for the Classroom

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This presentation was delivered to the staff at OLMC Heidelberg, Melbourne, Australia, on August 19. …

This presentation was delivered to the staff at OLMC Heidelberg, Melbourne, Australia, on August 19.
It outlines a variety of Google Search and Research tools that teachers could use within their classrooms.

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  • Helps students to narrow the search to specific time period & encourages them to think about WHEN they want to know aboutHas a clear visual linear structure
  • Search millions of photographs and etchings that have been digitised from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most photos were never published but are available from the combined efforts of LIFE and Google.negatives, slides, glass plates, etchings, and prints. 
  • Digitized/scanned historically valuable newspaper archive. Browse newspapers
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    • 1. Google Search/Research Tools for TeachersAUGUST 19, 2011<br />Glenda Morris<br /> Teacher Librarian<br /> OLMC Heidelberg<br />
    • 2. Consider<br />Many tools, need to choose the right tool to best suit the purpose<br />Effective searching is an essential 21st Century skill<br />As educators, it is OUR responsibility to teach students HOW to search efficiently and effectively<br />We MUST help students to organise, access & leverage the information to meet their information needs<br />
    • 3. Today’s session<br />Many know how to search with Google ... but we can always do it better, thus save time<br />Can’t cover all aspects on how to search with Google – too huge<br />Opportunity to explore a range of tools that can reduce the millions of results to be more focussed & links with specifically with your search<br />
    • 4. Google’s Mission<br />To organise the world’s information & make it universally accessible & useful<br />
    • 5. Google Search Tools<br />RelatedSearches<br />ReadingLevelFilter<br />Timeline<br />Limitresults by Time<br />
    • 6. Search query<br />
    • 7. Google Sidebar<br />
    • 8. 1. Related Searches<br />
    • 9. 2. Timeline<br />
    • 10. 3. Reading Level Filter<br />
    • 11. Reading level <br />Intermediate<br /> Basic<br />
    • 12. Advanced Reading Level<br />
    • 13. ROAD TEST #1<br />Enter a topic/search query into Google<br />Locate “more search tools” on sidebar<br />Experiment with Google’s<br /> Related Searches<br /> Timeline <br /> Reading Level Filter<br />
    • 14. 4. Translated Foreign Pages<br />SINA now blocks me from translating foreign pages <br />
    • 15. 5. Limit Results by Time<br />
    • 16. 6. Advanced Search <br />
    • 17.
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    • 19. ROAD TEST #2<br />Enter a topic/search query into Google<br />Locate “more search tools” on sidebar<br />Experiment with Google’s<br /> Translated Foreign Pages<br /> Limit Results by ...<br /> Advanced Search<br />
    • 20. Google Multimedia Search<br />
    • 21. 7. Google Images <br />
    • 22. Similar images<br />
    • 23.
    • 24. 8. LIFE Photo Archive<br />http://images.google.com/hosted/life<br />
    • 25. ROAD TEST #3<br />Enter a topic/search query into Google Images<br />Experiment with Google’s<br /> Similar Images<br />Enter topic/search query into LIFE Photo Archive<br />
    • 26. Google Research Tools<br />Closed yesterday by Google <br />Closed by Google Tuesday <br />Appears to be replaced by<br />Google News Newspaper Search<br />
    • 27. Google News Timeline<br />Closed yesterday by Google <br />
    • 28. 9. Google News Newspaper Search<br />http://news.google.com/newspapers<br />
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    • 31. 10. Google Books <br />Find books for students/yourself to read or to assist with research – especially SENIOR students<br />Provides access to 1000s of books that would otherwise be difficult/impossible to find<br />Search to find pages according to your search query<br />Create booklists/bookshelves related to curriculum areas saving in My Library<br />
    • 32. Types of Google Book Views<br /><ul><li> Full-view/full text = out of copyright & out of print books. View and print PDF copies of entire books
    • 33. Limited Preview = Still under copyright with permission granted by publisher/author for X number of pages for viewing
    • 34. Snippet preview = Books under copyright & in print, but publishers/authors granted permission for only small sections to be made available
    • 35. No preview = in-copyright and in print books, permission NOT granted by publishers/authors. Only bibliographic details and synopsis.</li></li></ul><li>http://books.google.com/<br />Search query: French Revolution and Napoleon<br />
    • 36.
    • 37. No Preview = copyright and/or in print<br />
    • 38. Snippet = copyright and/or in print<br />
    • 39. Preview = Publisher/creator granted permission or out of print<br />
    • 40. Full View = Public Domain (out of print, no copyright)<br />
    • 41.
    • 42. 11. Google Scholar<br />http://scholar.google.com.au<br />Useful for senior students, but also TEACHERS higher level studies<br />Doesn’t search:<br /><ul><li> Websites
    • 43. Newspapers
    • 44. Magazines
    • 45. Blogs</li></ul>Google Scholar searches:<br /><ul><li> Reputable articles
    • 46. Journals
    • 47. Books</li></li></ul><li>Search query: Web 2.0 teacher education<br />
    • 48. Uni of Southern QLD article download as PDF<br />
    • 49. ROAD TEST #4<br />Enter a topic/search query into Google’s research tools<br /> Google Books<br />http://books.google.com<br /> Google Scholar<br />http://scholar.google.com<br /> Google’s Newspaper Search<br />http://news.google.com/newspapers<br />

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