Learning Objectives:          Distinguish different information         repositories in the World Wide Web        Know and...
Networks and theInternetA network is a collection of computers   and devices connected together.                         A...
Interneta vast, confusing mix of incredibly useful   information and garbage. almost anything you   want to know is there....
Internet Uses?  Communications  Information  Shopping  Banking & Investing  Education  Entertainment  Sharing information
Mining the Internetdesigned to help you to acquire the knowledge,  skills, and experience necessary to locate and  infuse ...
What would you        What would you need                      to search anneed to find          information in theburied ...
InformationRepositories in the World Wide Web
http://www.yahoo.com/
http://www.msn.com/
http://lycos.com/
http://www.netscape.com/
http://www.altavista.com/
http://www.hotbot.com/
http://www.webcrawler.com/
http://www.google.com/
http://go2net.com/
http://www.starware.com/
Other Popular Search Engines:http://www.msnbc.msn.com/http://go.com/http://excite.com/http://about.com/http://home.iwon.co...
Philippine Search Enginehttp://duyan.com/http://eyp.ph/http://meanwhile.com/?domain=gopinoy.com&http://globalpinoy.com/htt...
Searching forInformation:
1.Click Start button2. On the pop-up menu clickInternet Explorer Icon or onthe Desktop Click InternetExplorer.
3. Type www.yahoo.com at the Address Box
Way of searching Information:   Use the Search Box
ExampleA student is asked to answer a question:     What is the tallest mountain?
Type What is the tallest mountain? in the Search Box.Then click Search or Press Enter
There are 1,420,000 + pages containing “What is thetallest mountain”
TECHNIQUES IN SEARCHING INFORMATION  1. Translation of search request into     search terms•   Search RequestWhat is the t...
Type in tallest mountain in the search box
2. Combining the search termsA. Phrase Searching - Placing words   that go together in “quotes”
Type “tallest mountain” in the Search Box.Then Click Search or Press Enter.
There are 300,000+ pages containing “tallest mountain”
B. Boolean Logic – placing the word AND,     OR and NOT to indicate the relationship     between the search terms     AND ...
ExampleThe search request is to search the     tallest mountain in Asia.The search terms are as follows:• tallest mountain...
The use of AND        “tallest mountain” AND Asia                    Hands on     The search engine will provide a pagecon...
The use of OR         tallest OR highest mountain                     Hands on     The search engine will provide a pageco...
The use of NOT           “tallest mountain” NOT Asia                     Hands on     The search engine will provide a pag...
C. Pseudo – BooleanLogicinvolves “+” and “–” signs    “+” the engine will search pages containing both terms.    “-” the e...
The use of +   “tallest mountain” + Asia       Is the same with   “tallest mountain” AND Asia
The use of   -“tallest mountain” - Asia    Is the same with“tallest mountain” NOT Asia
Things to consider inselecting search termsSynonyms –      Homonyms –     Truncation –The more        Avoid terms    Addin...
References:Websites:http://lrs.ed.uiuc.edu/Mining/August-September92-TCT.htmlhttp://www.4teachers.org/testimony/tinucci/in...
ACTIVITY 1:Task: Search the following facts and Information. Write your          answer in the table below.1. What is the ...
Item   Answer   URL   Search    Search                       Engine   Technique1.2345
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Learning Objectives:
1. Distinguish different information repositories in the World Wide Web
2.Know and apply knowledge of different types of search engines on actual web search process.
3. Apply Boolean techniques in Web Research
4. Create Learning Activities that develop students skills on Web Search

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  1. 1. Learning Objectives: Distinguish different information repositories in the World Wide Web Know and apply knowledge of different types of search engines on actual web search process. Apply Boolean techniques in Web Research Create Learning Activities that develop students skills on Web Search
  2. 2. Networks and theInternetA network is a collection of computers and devices connected together. Allow computers to share resources: • Hardware • Software • Data • Information
  3. 3. Interneta vast, confusing mix of incredibly useful information and garbage. almost anything you want to know is there. Worldwide collection of networks that connects millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals. Web Billions of documents, called Web pages, available to anyone connected to the Internet
  4. 4. Internet Uses? Communications Information Shopping Banking & Investing Education Entertainment Sharing information
  5. 5. Mining the Internetdesigned to help you to acquire the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to locate and infuse use of information resources
  6. 6. What would you What would you need to search anneed to find information in theburied treasures? internet?a map, tools to do • URL(Uniform Resource the digging, and a container to Locator) transport what • Search engines has been found, • ability to distinguish ability to facts. distinguish gold from garbage • ways to transfer the and a way to information that you travel. acquired online to other documents
  7. 7. InformationRepositories in the World Wide Web
  8. 8. http://www.yahoo.com/
  9. 9. http://www.msn.com/
  10. 10. http://lycos.com/
  11. 11. http://www.netscape.com/
  12. 12. http://www.altavista.com/
  13. 13. http://www.hotbot.com/
  14. 14. http://www.webcrawler.com/
  15. 15. http://www.google.com/
  16. 16. http://go2net.com/
  17. 17. http://www.starware.com/
  18. 18. Other Popular Search Engines:http://www.msnbc.msn.com/http://go.com/http://excite.com/http://about.com/http://home.iwon.com/iwon-homepage/home.jhtmlhttp://search.looksmart.com/http://dogpile.com/http://www.search.com/http://kids.yahoo.com/
  19. 19. Philippine Search Enginehttp://duyan.com/http://eyp.ph/http://meanwhile.com/?domain=gopinoy.com&http://globalpinoy.com/http://owey.com/http://nayon.com/http://filipinolinks.com/http://philippines.com/http://yehey.com/default.aspx?q=truehttp://ph.yahoo.com/http://ph.msn.com/
  20. 20. Searching forInformation:
  21. 21. 1.Click Start button2. On the pop-up menu clickInternet Explorer Icon or onthe Desktop Click InternetExplorer.
  22. 22. 3. Type www.yahoo.com at the Address Box
  23. 23. Way of searching Information: Use the Search Box
  24. 24. ExampleA student is asked to answer a question: What is the tallest mountain?
  25. 25. Type What is the tallest mountain? in the Search Box.Then click Search or Press Enter
  26. 26. There are 1,420,000 + pages containing “What is thetallest mountain”
  27. 27. TECHNIQUES IN SEARCHING INFORMATION 1. Translation of search request into search terms• Search RequestWhat is the tallest mountain? Search Terms• Tallest mountain
  28. 28. Type in tallest mountain in the search box
  29. 29. 2. Combining the search termsA. Phrase Searching - Placing words that go together in “quotes”
  30. 30. Type “tallest mountain” in the Search Box.Then Click Search or Press Enter.
  31. 31. There are 300,000+ pages containing “tallest mountain”
  32. 32. B. Boolean Logic – placing the word AND, OR and NOT to indicate the relationship between the search terms AND – to search page containing both terms. OR – to search page containing either of the terms. NOT – to restrict search on a particular term.
  33. 33. ExampleThe search request is to search the tallest mountain in Asia.The search terms are as follows:• tallest mountain• Asia
  34. 34. The use of AND “tallest mountain” AND Asia Hands on The search engine will provide a pagecontaining the TALLEST MOUNTAININ ASIA.
  35. 35. The use of OR tallest OR highest mountain Hands on The search engine will provide a pagecontaining either TALLEST MOUNTAIN orHIGHEST MOUNTAIN to broaden the search.
  36. 36. The use of NOT “tallest mountain” NOT Asia Hands on The search engine will provide a pagecontaining TALLEST MOUNTAIN not foundin Asia.
  37. 37. C. Pseudo – BooleanLogicinvolves “+” and “–” signs “+” the engine will search pages containing both terms. “-” the engine will search pages not containing the term.
  38. 38. The use of + “tallest mountain” + Asia Is the same with “tallest mountain” AND Asia
  39. 39. The use of -“tallest mountain” - Asia Is the same with“tallest mountain” NOT Asia
  40. 40. Things to consider inselecting search termsSynonyms – Homonyms – Truncation –The more Avoid terms Addingsynonyms that have symbol tofor each more than look a thefacets, the one multiplebetter meaning form of achance the • Ex. CELL word.computer (HUMAN) OR • Ex. CHILD$will match CELL foryour search (PRISON) CHILDREN,request. CHILDLIKE, CHILDHOOD• Ex. HIGHEST … OR TALLEST
  41. 41. References:Websites:http://lrs.ed.uiuc.edu/Mining/August-September92-TCT.htmlhttp://www.4teachers.org/testimony/tinucci/index.shtmlhttp://www.is.tcu.edu/userservices/tcuuser/1196/nltr1196mining.htmlhttp://www.techtrain.org/mining/http://www.cul.co.uk/mining/http://money.cnn.com/1997/02/12/technology/intv_kurnit/http://www.slideshare.net/Sammy17/chapter-1-introduction-to-computers-4170691Literature:Training Manual on Mining the Internet. Sponsored by GEM-USAID and Learn.ph.Track A: ICT Integration Training, Smarts Schools, page 1 – 7Manual on Basic Computer & Internet Literacy, CLIC Program
  42. 42. ACTIVITY 1:Task: Search the following facts and Information. Write your answer in the table below.1. What is the context of “embedded journalist”? When was it first used? Who created the term?2. __________ is the only pope honored by Turkey a Muslim nation. His statue stands at center of city square of _______________________.3. Who designed the tallest building in Hong Kong?4. In September 11, 2001, two commercial airplanes commandeered by terrorist crashed and destroyed the World Trade Center in New York. Is this the first time that an airplane crashed into skyscraper in New York?5. ___________ is the tallest building in the world. It is located in __________. The construction started in _________ and was finished __________.
  43. 43. Item Answer URL Search Search Engine Technique1.2345

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