August 28, 2012

Power Searching with Google - Course

Power Searching with Google - Course

Today's site, from Google's education arm, is directed to enabling
searchers to find the most useful responses to their queries as quickly as possible. Gentle Subscribers will discover a host of useful search techniques to advance their searching skills in this short online course.

"Google Search makes it amazingly easy to find information. Come learn
about the powerful advanced tools we provide to help you find just the
right information when the stakes are high." - from the website

Under the aegis of Dr. Daniel Russell, one of Google's Senior Research
Scientists, this short course, available either as personal enrichment or with a certificate of completion, provides both video and text versions.

Consisting of six classes, the course ranges from the introductory "How Google Works" to the concluding "Putting It All Together", while additional topics cover more sophisticated search tools and clever search features.

Each class includes a number of lessons designed to reveal specific search techniques, while the related activities reinforce newly acquired skills.

With interesting nuggets such as how to use color to refine image search results, this short course delivers practical and unexpected tips.

http://www.powersearchingwithgoogle.com/course

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