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Internet Literacy & The Art of . Internet Literacy. Knowing how to retrieve dependable information from the Internet. Knowing how to share information on the internet. What’s in the box?. Google is a Search Engine Database With a partner, answer these two questions:

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Internet literacy the art of

Internet Literacy & The Art of


Internet literacy

Internet Literacy

  • Knowing how to retrieve dependable information from the Internet.

  • Knowing how to share information on the internet.


What s in the box

What’s in the box?

  • Google is a Search Engine Database

  • With a partner, answer these two questions:

    • What do you use Google for? How does Google work?


Just combing the surface

Just combing the surface

  • Surface web: Webpages that are with the database of search engines (They come up more often)

  • Deep web: Undiscovered sites


Pagerank

PageRank

  • PageRank is part of what makes Google work. It determines which sites come up first in a search.


Why google operators

Why Google Operators?

  • Using Google Operators will help you conduct more accurate searches

  • They will help you find the “Small Green Smiley Faces”!!


Let s play w ith o perators

Let’s Play With Operators

  • Site:

  • Filetype:

  • Intitle:

  • Intext:

  • Inurl:

  • Define:

  • Link:

  • -, ~, “ “


Quotes

Quotes

  • Putting multiple words in quotes (“ ‘’) searches for them all in sequence

    • Information Technology – Searches for all sites with both words in any place and order

    • “Information Technology” – Only searches for pages with the two words together


Tilde

Tilde (~)

  • Putting a Tilde (~) in front of a word will search for that word along with all of its synonyms

    • For example, searching for “~inexpensive” will also search for cheap, low cost, etc.


Site yoururl com

Site:yourURL.com

  • Search Uvic.ca for pages related to Information Technology

  • For example: site:uvic.ca “information technology”


Filetype xyz

Filetype:XYZ

  • HyperText Markup Language (html)

  • Adobe Portable Document Format (pdf)

  • Microsoft Word (doc)

  • Microsoft Powerpoint (PPT)

  • Microsoft Excel (xls)

    • Search the web for a PPT file about Barack Obama


Intitle term

Intitle:term

  • Search for PDF files with “Canada” and “History” in their titles that mention Confederation


Related webpage

Related:webpage

  • Find webpages related to bcferries.com


Exit slip

Exit Slip!

  • Go to the class website (thelearningbank.weebly.com), go into our class section and download the Worksheet for today’s class.

  • Complete the worksheet and put it in the dropbox.


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