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COURSE - Searching with Google


This course covers what Google is and how it can be used.† It examines some of the main features of Google including those features that are available for Google members.† It looks at how to set up a Google account, as well as how to navigate the main areas of Google.† It discusses how Google can be used to search for specific areas of interest, such as books, definitions, images, articles, and maps.† Finally, this lesson covers how to filter Google searches by using negative search terms and advanced search options.


Subject: Integrating Technology in the Classroom with Web 2.0 Tools
Duration: 1.5 hours


  • COURSE - Searching with Google
Introduction - Searching with Google
Contains a course description and a brief overview of the objectives covered in this course.more... 
Look at Google
Looks at Google's search engine.more...
Discusses some of the specialized search areas of Google.
Gives a few possibilities for using Google features in your classroom. 
Create a Google Account
Examines the benefits of creating a Google account.more...
Looks at how to create a Google account.
Explores some of the features of using Google as an account holder. 
Explore Social and Creative Features of Google
Discusses community features of Google that allow users to communicate, socialize, and share information.more...
Looks at creative aspects of Google. 
Examine Google Search Types
Discusses the best methods for searching in Google.more...
Examines searching for phrases, books, definitions, images, scholarly articles, and maps. 
Filter Google Searches
Discusses search preferences that you can set.more...
Goes over filtering options for Google, such as SafeSearch and the number of results to display.
Looks at some of Google's Advanced Search features. 
Workbook - Searching with Google
Contains a printable workbook that includes a list of the lesson names and objectives covered in this course; a variety of real-life examples showing how the ideas and concepts discussed in this course could be used in a classroom, either as teaching tools or administrative aids; and exercises that provide additional practice and reinforcement of the skills and concepts covered in the course.more... 
Quiz - Searching with Google
This quiz assesses the user's knowledge of the concepts covered in the Searching with Google course.more... 
Feedback - Searching with Google
This survey contains six brief questions pertaining to your educational role and computer experience, as well as to how you would rate your knowledge of this subject before and after this course.more... 
Curriculum Integration Plan for COURSE - Searching with Google
While completing lessons in this course, you will be prompted to answer essay questions that will aid in creating your Curriculum Integration Plan. more... The answers you provide will appear in your Curriculum Integration Plan, so be sure you respond as thoroughly as possible. Your Curriculum Integration Plan will not appear until you have answered at least one of the essay questions.

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