Miracle Workers Team Artifact: Guiding Question #1
This week the Miracle Workers are focusing on Online research. We used different methods to collect information about Online Researching and tried to create something that could help the community master their researching skills. These skills will certainly help people to succeed in academics or professional career.
After researching on our topic, we raised different questions among ourselves and tried to answer those questions for ourselves and for the community. Not only do we want to help others, we would also like to challenge ourselves. Therefore our team members used different software programs such as Microsoft Publisher, Google presentation and Microsoft PowerPoint to create individual artifacts.
In our team artifact, we talk about the ways to narrow internet search and the advance Google searching skills. We also tried to provide new user a step-by-step guide for online researching, so that they can catch up very easily.
1. What are some tips and tricks computer users can use to get precise information when searching the internet?
By: Jacobe Fines
Browsing the internet may be a confusing thing to do when first learning it. It may seem simple to just type into a search box. But what you type in and how you type it in will affect your search results. My artifact is a poster/flyer that gives new computer users my top 4 tips to narrow down your internet search to gain more precise results. Using these simple tips will prevent users from stumbling into the same old web pages and dig deeper into what they actually are searching for.
2. What are different advanced features of different search engines?
By: Ka Man Wong (Elise)
Google is one of the most popular search engines in the world. It is also one of the best among all. However, for those who are not familiarized with basic internet skills, using the Google search engine could be confusing. Moreover, for those of you who had never explore more on the Google search engine, you may want to learn a few searching techniques to do a online research more effectively and wisely. The following PowerPoint could show you 5 basic techniques in Googling.
3. How do new users search for the best results in researching online via (Google, Ask, Bing, etc.)
By: Terra Lee Rivera
With the internet being so big and have a wide variety of ways to search for information, We provided some of those ways for you to take a look at. It will help you better understand and be able to do so yourselves.
I tried to do something new to me by creating my artifact on how to research information, what sites are easiest to use and to make sure the information gathered are relevant and reliable and isn’t a just make believe. In that, I created a PowerPoint to brake things down in a step by step process to ease the transition for those who are new to using computers.
Ind artifact #1
Researching Online Using Google
4. What are some easy steps a new computer user can use to achieve internet success?
Hi, my name is Alyssa and this is a short and easy way to internet success. After this I can guarantee that you will understand how to use the internet and its creditability. I decided to make a power point. Through this I gave step by step tips and instructions for those who might be new to computers. I believe that it will help anyone even beginners. Please see the link below and check it out.
In conclusion, creating this team artifact had its ups and downs. We did our best to try and answer all parts of this week’s guiding question. This week was a great learning experience and we feel that were all able to grow from it. Please feel free to leave any comments and feedback.