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Week 4: Web Searching

Web Searching Basic

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Assessed Activity 4.1 (2016) Web Searching [3 marks]
  1. In your web site, create a new page called search_basic.html (and link this from the first page - index.html)
  2. Create an ordered list in the following format (Note the answers are an indented unordered list).

E.g.

  1. What do triskaidekaphobes have a fear of?
    • Fear of ....
  2. The phrase “In a Jiffy” is used often, how long is a Jiffy?
    • A jiffy is ....

1. Answer 6 of the following questions

  1. What do triskaidekaphobes have a fear of?
  2. The phrase “In a Jiffy” is used often, how long is a Jiffy?
  3. The highest temperature ever recorded in the world
  4. Although identified with Scotland, bagpipes are a very ancient instrument, where did they come from
  5. What is Donald Duck’s middle name and where does he live
  6. What colour is the blood of lobsters
  7. Which country was the first to use paper money
  8. What was the first man-made invention to break the sound barrier
  9. What European capital used to be called Lutetia?
  10. What animal’s milk is used to make authentic Italian mozzarella cheese?
  11. Which former All Black forward was the only one to feature in the top 10 of all time drop goal scorers in NZ rugby?
  12. What is the only man made structure that can be seen from outer space
  13. What is the largest animal made structure in the world
  14. The Zloty is a unit of currency in which country
  15. If you had tinnitus, from what would you be suffering?
  16. Which planet is known as the Red Planet?
  17. The first Bond movie was released in 1964. What was the title?
  18. Which computer device has a "bezel?"
  19. 'WYSIWYG' is a computer word. But what does it stand for?
  20. Most people have heard of an IBM PC, what do the letters IBM stand for

2. Add four more questions and answers of your own. The question/answers should be a little unusual and on things that are not well known.

Marking

Marks will be awarded based on the completeness of your submission

Web Searching Advanced

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Assessed Activity 4.2 (2016) Web Searching - Advanced [2 marks]
  1. In your web site, Create another page called search.html. Create a three column table that shows the "Search Performed", "Number of Matches" and "Advanced Searching".
  2. Go to http://www.google.com and then click on the Advanced Search link located at the right. For the following always use the advanced search. In the "Number of Matches" column, write the number of results you get. Your goal is to get less than 500 results!
  3. Complete the searches and for the results of the final two searches (under "Record Results"), cut the URL link from your web browser and paste this as a link under the heading "Advanced Searching". Hyperlink the searches.

Queries

  • Practice
    1. WITH ALL: Internet Security
      • This search is bad because it will search for every web page that contains Internet OR Security
      • You will get different results if you capitalize Internet Security
    2. EXACT PHRASE: Internet Security
      • The exact phrase is the best way to search because it only finds web pages with the phrase “Internet Security” . Use quotes around a phrase in a normal search to achieve the same result.
      • WITH ALL: Internet Security
    3. WITHOUT: books or movies
      • This gets rid of all the web pages that are selling books or movies
      • EXACT PHRASE: Internet Security; WITHOUT: books or movies; OCCURENCES: Choose in the Title
      • This only finds web pages with Internet Security in the title of the page.
    4. EXACT PHRASE: Internet Security
      • WITHOUT: books or movies; OCCURENCES: Choose in the URL; Notice that all the results have Internet Security in the web page!
    5. EXACT PHRASE: Internet Risks
      • WITHOUT: books or movies; OCCURENCES: Choose in the Title
      • Use words that best describe what you are trying to find! If you get less than 500 results, you have done an excellent search!
  • Record Results
    1. EXACT PHRASE: Internet Risks
      • WITHOUT: books or movies; OCCURENCES: Choose in the Title
      • Use words that best describe what you are trying to find! If you get less than 500 results, you have done an excellent search!
    2. EXACT PHRASE: Internet Risks; WITHOUT: books or movies
      • OCCURENCES: Choose in the URL
      • This only finds webpages that have Internet Risks in the address name

Marking

  • Marks will be awarded based on the completeness of your submission

Web Searching Google Scholar

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Assessed Activity 4.3 (2015) Web Searching - Google Scholar [2 marks]

Complete the following Google Scholar Searches and in your web site (Search.html) under the heading Google Scholar" enter the links in APA format (If you are lucky and look hard enough you can sometime find this done for you - look for cite)

E.g. Verhaart, M. (2007, October). The virtualMe: An integrated teaching and learning framework. In World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (Vol. 2007, No. 1, pp. 6644-6653). Retrieved from http://www.editlib.org/noaccesspresent/26837/45474/

  1. Go to http://www.eit.ac.nz
  2. Navigate to the Library and Learning Services website (this is a little tricky to find)
  3. Navigate to Subject guides > Business and Computing > Computing
  4. Select the Websites tab and in the Google Scholar search box
    1. virtualMe papers
      1. Enter "virtualMe"
      2. Find a full text pdf file and give the APA reference (as shown above). Note: You are not to use the one used in the example!
    2. Other topic
      1. Choose a topic you are interested in e.g. Cloud security, mobile technology, etc...
      2. Find a full text pdf file and give the APA reference (as shown above). Note: You are not to use the one used in the example!

Marking

  • Marks will be awarded based on the completeness of your submission

Web Searching Google search

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Assessed Activity 4.3 (2016) Web Searching - Google search [3 marks]
  1. Go to wiki notes on adding a Google search to your web page (http://wikieducator.org/VirtualMV/HTML/Basic/Forms/Add_Google)
  2. At the top of the page search.html, add a google search form. (Note it is best to put the form tag just after the body tag (at the top) and close it just before the /body tag as you are only allowed one form element per page.

Marking

  • Marks will be awarded based on the completeness of your submission

Some quirky things (not assessed)

Each time starting with http://www.google.com

  1. Enter in a calculation. Google will tell you the answer!
  2. Key in define: Internet. Google has an online dictionary and will define any word.
  3. Type in weather Taradale, Napier, New Zealand. See the forecast.
  4. Type in: translate hello to spanish

If you have a tablet/phone with Google chrome installed (yes there is a chrome version for the iPad/iPhone) and try searching using voice dictation.

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