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Research on the Internet

Year

2009

Producer

Classroom Video

Country of Origin

Australia

Duration

00:26:00

Product Code

CLV09049000

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Search engines have become a major tool for anyone seeking information of just about any type on the internet. Understanding how search engines work and how best to use them as powerful research tools is essential in order to maximize the benefits of internet research. This Australian-made, curriculum fit program examines internet research, with a particular focus on the world's most commonly used search engine, Google. With expert comments from Michael Tancredi, co-founder of the Australian search engine Web Wombat and Peter Benda and Justin Zobel from Melbourne University, the program looks at how search engines work, the risks and potential problems in the use of search engines, verifying information, and emerging developments in searching and internet use. Chapters: 1. Introduction 2. How Searching Was Able to Replace Surfing 3. What is Really Relevant and What is Really Real? 4. The Risks Involved with Surfing 5. Getting Smart About Searching 6. Web 2.0 and Challenges for the Fut

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Production Year
2009

Duration
00:26:00

Producer
Classroom Video

Country Of Origin
Australia

Level
Junior Secondary to Middle Secondary

Product Code
CLV09049000