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Lesson2 short presentation

  1. 1. Communications ThroughTechnology Lesson two: Using the Internet
  2. 2. What: The search engine  Many choices when searching for info  Advanced search lets you narrow down  Results are not always from most rele- vant  Beware of advertisements or sites with specific agendaswww.themeart.com 2
  3. 3.  How: Finding things on the Internet Try these sites to find things: • YouTube • Blog search • Slideshare.Net • Snopes.com • Flickr • StumbleUpon • Soundcloud • Food.comwww.themeart.com 3
  4. 4. Save favorites on your computer Bookmark a favorite site  Lets you save a website on your computer  Different browsers will have different met hods of saving favorite sites  Internet Explorer uses a Star and the command “Add to Favorites”.  Try it nowwww.themeart.com 4
  5. 5. Send favorites to yourself or friends • Copy link • Open e-mail account • Compose to yourself, us ing your e-mail address (or a friend) • Paste link into the body • Hit sendwww.themeart.com 5
  6. 6. Google Tools are cool! Some Google tools:• Online calendar• Translation a phrase or webpage• Create a blog• Read a good book• Find your home on Google Earth• Get a stock report• Video chat with up to 10 people• Organize your music & buy new music• Organize pictures & share online• Create 3D models• Develop and host websiteswww.themeart.com 6
  7. 7. Next week: Photosharingwww.themeart.com 7

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