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Becoming a Google Search Ninja

Session Description

Becoming A Google Search Ninja

Ever wished you could find what you needed the first time you did a Google Search?  This session will provide tips and tricks to locating exactly what you need the quickly and easily using search operators and modifiers as well as show you a few lesser known uses (Google as a calculator?).  Time permitting, the presentation will also include commentary and discussion on evaluating search results.


  • Suggested audience: Anyone
  • Prior experience or knowledge: Beginner or intermediate familiarity with Google Search


  • Time: 2pm Eastern
  • Session hashtag: : #Searchtips
  • Conference hashtag: #eduonair

Derrick Waddell
Instructional Technology Support Specialist, Alabama


  • To watch the live stream of this session, visit Derrick's Google+ Page at 2pm Eastern May 2nd.
  • The live stream will appear as a black box with the word "Hangouts" on it (as in the screenshot of slide 5 here). Double click the black box to start watching the video.
  • Open Derrick's Google+ Page in two windows.  On one page you can watch the live stream and in the other you can type in your comments.
  • To ask Derrick questions during the Hangout, post them into the "comments" section below the live stream. Please note you need to refresh the page manually to see new comments.
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