Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Roots & Wings

800 views

Published on

Workshop on children's health resources given on Healthinfo Island in Second Life

Published in: Technology, Health & Medicine
  • Be the first to comment

Roots & Wings

  1. 1. Roots & Wings finding children’s health resources HealthInfo Island (101,201,23) Carolina Keats
  2. 2. <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Searching the Web – what are you finding? </li></ul><ul><li>Google’s new beta project: health information </li></ul><ul><li>Focusing your search: MedlinePlus as a portal to .. health information </li></ul>Roots & Wings finding children’s health resources
  3. 3. Searching the Web – what are you finding? attention deficit disorder
  4. 8. <ul><li>Take 2: </li></ul><ul><li>Learn about the new Google beta .. http://www.google.com/coop/topics/Health </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss: Information authority – can you trust .. these links? </li></ul>Roots & Wings finding children’s health resources
  5. 10. attention deficit disorder
  6. 13. 12 of 17
  7. 14. 13 of 17
  8. 15. 14 of 17
  9. 16. 14 of 17
  10. 17. Roots & Wings finding children’s health resources <ul><li>Take 2: Explore results </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What different kinds of information can you … find by using the alphabetical listing? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Try a basic search for attention deficit … disorder. How are the results different from … those you found from the alphabetical listing? </li></ul></ul>
  11. 18. <ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>The results of online searching for health information are ... improving, but awareness of authority continues to be ... important </li></ul><ul><li>MedlinePlus.gov functions as a portal site to lots of reliable … information, but it can be confusing. Exploration now … can reward your later efforts, when you really need … information. </li></ul><ul><li>There are times when your question is more complex, or … you just don’t have time, or when generic information is … not sufficient. For those times, I’m here to help. </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for attending this class! </li></ul>Roots & Wings finding children’s health resources
  12. 19. Roots & Wings finding children’s health resources Carolina Keats Friday November 9 7:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m. SL time HealthInfo Island (101,201,23)

×