Author: Victor V. Ingilevich, Teacher’s Training Institute, Pskov
Course outline: The course aims to develop effective search skills to find text, graphics, audio- and video information with the help of Internet search engines. Student learns about the history of search engines and meta-search systems. The course draws special attention to Russian search engines. Students also learn how to use web-indexes, web-catalogues, hybrid search systems, on-line references, and other search systems. The course helps students to develop fast Internet search skills, which could be further applied in scientific, academic, economic, and other activities. In conclusion, the course will provide an outlook for future Internet search system development.
Duration: 3 weeks