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Twilight PD 3 - Effective searching tips/tricks for Google

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Twilight PD 3 - Effective searching tips/tricks for Google

  1. 1. Sandhurst Twilight ICT PD PD Session 3: Efficient searching tips and tricks Wednesday April 21st, 2010
  2. 2. Glenn McMahon Education Officer: Curriculum and Learning Technologies
  3. 3. Efficient search tips
  4. 4. Efficient search tips Ordinary Search- gold
  5. 5. Search Options
  6. 6. Search Options
  7. 7. Search Results - Images - not copyright free!
  8. 8. Search Results - Images - not copyright free!
  9. 9. Search Results - Videos - check the urls!
  10. 10. Search Results - Videos - check the urls!
  11. 11. Search Results - News
  12. 12. Search Results - News
  13. 13. Search Results - Blogs
  14. 14. Search Results - Blogs
  15. 15. Search Results - Updates via Twitter
  16. 16. Search Results - Updates via Twitter
  17. 17. Search Results - Books via books.google
  18. 18. Search Results - Books via books.google
  19. 19. Search Results - Discussions
  20. 20. Search Results - Discussions
  21. 21. Search Results - Wonder wheel visual search
  22. 22. Search Results - Wonder wheel visual search
  23. 23. Search Results - Timelines
  24. 24. Search Results - Timelines
  25. 25. Efficient search tips
  26. 26. Efficient search tips Ordinary Search: gold
  27. 27. Efficient search tips Ordinary Search: gold Exact Phrase: “gold in australia”
  28. 28. Efficient search tips Ordinary Search: gold Exact Phrase: “gold in australia” Excluded Words: gold -california
  29. 29. Efficient search tips Ordinary Search: gold Exact Phrase: “gold in australia” Excluded Words: gold -california Define: define:gold
  30. 30. Efficient search tips Ordinary Search: gold Exact Phrase: “gold in australia” Excluded Words: gold -california Define: define:gold Site Specific: gold rush site:edu.au
  31. 31. Efficient search tips Ordinary Search: gold Exact Phrase: “gold in australia” Excluded Words: gold -california Define: define:gold Site Specific: gold rush site:edu.au Maths Answers: 12+13
  32. 32. Efficient search tips Ordinary Search: gold Exact Phrase: “gold in australia” Excluded Words: gold -california Define: define:gold Site Specific: gold rush site:edu.au Maths Answers: 12+13 Conversions: 321cm into feet
  33. 33. Efficient search tips Ordinary Search: gold Exact Phrase: “gold in australia” Excluded Words: gold -california Define: define:gold Site Specific: gold rush site:edu.au Maths Answers: 12+13 Conversions: 321cm into feet Numerical Ranges: gold in victoria 1890...1950
  34. 34. Search with a difference Google squared - www.google.com/squared
  35. 35. Search your own focus Custom search engine - www.google.com/cse
  36. 36. Create a Google account https://www.google.com/accounts/NewAccount - Required for CSE and to save Google Squares -
  37. 37. Search tips poster series www.google.com/educators/posters.html
  38. 38. Search tips poster series www.google.com/educators/posters.html
  39. 39. Search tips poster series www.google.com/educators/posters.html
  40. 40. Search tips poster series www.google.com/educators/posters.html
  41. 41. Search tips poster series www.google.com/educators/posters.html
  42. 42. Contact details blog: sandhurstictnetwork.globalteacher.org.au twitter: ceosandhurst = Glenn delicious: mackas = Glenn Skype: gmac74 = Glenn
  43. 43. Upcoming PD Opportunities
  44. 44. Upcoming PD Opportunities • Twilight PD Sessions Session 4 - July 28th - Broadcasting learning via a podcast Session 5 - August 18th - Collaborative learning via Google tools Session 6 - October 27th - Screencasting: Creating video tutorials
  45. 45. Upcoming PD Opportunities • Twilight PD Sessions Session 4 - July 28th - Broadcasting learning via a podcast Session 5 - August 18th - Collaborative learning via Google tools Session 6 - October 27th - Screencasting: Creating video tutorials • ICT conferences Wangaratta - May 5th & 6th Bendigo - May 19th & 20th
  46. 46. Upcoming PD Opportunities • Twilight PD Sessions Session 4 - July 28th - Broadcasting learning via a podcast Session 5 - August 18th - Collaborative learning via Google tools Session 6 - October 27th - Screencasting: Creating video tutorials • ICT conferences Wangaratta - May 5th & 6th Bendigo - May 19th & 20th • 1:1 Conference Days Term 3 - August 11th Term 4 - October 18th
  47. 47. Upcoming PD Opportunities • Twilight PD Sessions Session 4 - July 28th - Broadcasting learning via a podcast Session 5 - August 18th - Collaborative learning via Google tools Session 6 - October 27th - Screencasting: Creating video tutorials • ICT conferences Wangaratta - May 5th & 6th Bendigo - May 19th & 20th • 1:1 Conference Days Term 3 - August 11th Term 4 - October 18th • ICT Study Tour Application @ tinyurl.com/2010ictstudytour
  48. 48. Upcoming PD Opportunities • Twilight PD Sessions Session 4 - July 28th - Broadcasting learning via a podcast Session 5 - August 18th - Collaborative learning via Google tools Session 6 - October 27th - Screencasting: Creating video tutorials • ICT conferences Wangaratta - May 5th & 6th Bendigo - May 19th & 20th • 1:1 Conference Days Term 3 - August 11th Term 4 - October 18th • ICT Study Tour Application @ tinyurl.com/2010ictstudytour Presentations online: sandhurstictnetwork.globalteacher.org.au

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