Sign-up today to join over 4 million learners already on ALISON:
Understanding Advanced Search using Google Search
Google Search is the most widely used search engine on the Web and processes several hundred million search queries every day. However, there is a level of sophistication to Google Search that most people don't know about and therefore don't use.
To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.
Learning outcomes: - Understanding power searching with Google Search; - Learning how to interpret results; - Learning how to use advanced techniques; - Improving fact finding techniques;
|Module 1: Introduction to Power Searching with Google|
|Module 2: Interpreting Results|
|Module 3: Advanced Techniques|
|Module 4: Find Facts Faster|
|Module 5: Checking Your Facts|
|Module 6: Putting It All Together|
|Module 7: Google Search Assessment|
|Course Rating (By Learners)|
|Course Title||Understanding Advanced Search using Google Search|
|Course Description|| Google Search is the most widely used search engine on the Web and processes several hundred million search queries every day. However, there is a level of sophistication to Google Search that most people don't know about and therefore don't use. Using the advanced search features on Google Search would greatly improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the search process for all users. This free online course will demonstrate both the advanced features now available on Google Search and give practical examples of how to use them. This course will give you a clearer understanding of how Google Search works, why word order matters, how to read the Search Engine Results page, how to remove invasive results, and how to use WHOIS and look for other site information. You will also get a clear knowledge and understanding of how to use features such as conversions, the calculator, search-by-image, and translation services. You will see examples of how combining these techniques together will give you much more effective search results in a faster time. This course will be of great interest to all users who use Google Search in a professional capacity as they will learn how to input more specific search queries and obtain more relevant search results in a faster time, and to individuals who want to learn tips and techniques about improving their search process.
|Release Date||03 August 2012|
|Course Duration (Avg Learner)||2-3 Hours|
|Age appropriateness||16+ Years|
|Minimum Grade/Class Level||Lower High/ Secondary School|
|Case Study||We are currently seeking case studies for this course. Click here to Submit One|
|Course Advisor||We are currently seeking subject experts regarding this course. Click here to become a volunteer subject expert advisor|