Table of contents for Teaching Web search skills : techniques and strategies of top trainers / by Greg R. Notess.

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List of Figures and Tables
About the Web Page
Preface
Chapter 1	Web Searching and the Teaching Paradox
Online Searching Background
	Internet Information Growth
	Origins of the Web
Instructional Background
	The Teaching Connection
Teaching Simplicity
The State of Web Searching Today
Changing Patterns
Chapter 2	Understanding Our Audience
General Audience Characteristics
	Novices
	Know-It-Alls
	Experienced Users
Pairing Strategies for Hands-On Workshops
Audience Assessment
Navigation Versus Search Confusion
	Remembering What We Did Not Know
	Box Confusion
	Address Confusion
	Button Confusion
Browser Differences and Problems
Operating System and Hardware Issues
Adaptability and Change
Chapter 3	Choosing the Instructional Session Types
Hands-On Sessions
	Advantages
	Disadvantages
	Facilities
	Planning
	Exercises
Lecture and Demonstration Sessions
	Advantages
	Disadvantages
	Facilities
	Planning
Semi-Online Tutorials
	Capturing a Screen Shot Within PowerPoint
Course Coverage and Distance Education
Other Settings and Approaches
Chapter 4	Online Tutorials: Friend or Foe?
Advantages
Disadvantages
Issues with Online Tutorials for Web Searching
	Search Engine Inconsistencies
	Search Feature Changes
	Databases Changes
Online Tutorial Examples
	Web Search Guide Tutorial: Research¿Web Searching
	Finding Information on the Internet: A Tutorial
	Internet Tutorials
	LearnAndGo Searching the Web
	Quick Tutorial on Searching the Internet
	net.TUTOR: Using Web Search Tools
	Interactive Tutorials: Internet Search Tips and Mouse Exercise
	Tutorial: Site Clustering and Filtering
	Information Cycle
Information Literacy Online Tutorials
Finding Tutorials
Tutorials: Worth the Effort?
Chapter 5	Organization: Focus, Length, and Goals
Primary Session Focus
	Pure Web Searching
	Basic Internet Training
	More Advanced Internet Training
	Part of Multiple Sessions
	Course-Integrated Bibliographic Instruction
Session Length
	Variations in Length
	Ideal Length
	The Burnout Paradox
Goal Setting
	A Collection of Goals
	How Many Main Goals?
	Specific Objectives
Bringing It All Together
Chapter 6	Terminology
Importance of Terminology in Training
Definitions
	Search Engine
	Directory
	Portal
	Metasearch Engine
	Ad Bidding Engine
	Answer Engine
	Metasite
	News Search Engine
	Opinion Engine
	Site Search Engine
	Invisible Web
Other Terminology Distinctions
Final Thoughts on Terminology
Chapter 7	Content: Web Search Features
Search Features
	Phrase Searching
	Boolean Searching
	Truncation
	Field Searching
	Limits
	Stop Words and Case Sensitivity
	Sorting
The Teaching Choice
Chapter 8	Content: Primary Concepts
Research Process
Question Analysis
Using More Than One Search Tool
Search Engines Versus Directories
Evaluation
Additional Primary Concepts to Teach 
Recent Changes in Teaching Topics
Additional Concepts 
	Identifying Ads
	Understanding Web Addresses (or URLs)
	Understanding Databases
Teaching Change
Chapter 9	Additional Content: Image Searching, News, Usenet, and More
News
Usenet Newsgroups and Opinions
Pictures and Images
Multimedia
Phone Numbers
Bibliographic Databases
Subject-Specific Sites
Invisible Web
The Lost Obvious
Chapter 10	The Search Engines
The Starting Point
AlltheWeb
AltaVista
Ask Jeeves and Teoma
Exalead
Gigablast
Google
MSN Search
Yahoo!
Directories
Chapter 11	Creating a Framed Workshop Web Page
Advantages and Disadvantages of Frames
Frames Code and Explanation
	Top Page with Frameset
	Left Frame Table of Contents
	Content Pages
	Exercise Pages Frame Set
	Exercise One Top Frame: JavaScript and a Form
	Other Exercise Pages
Solutions for Frame Breakers
Chapter 12	Presentation Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts
Keyboard Shortcuts
	General Windows Shortcuts
	Browser Shortcut Keys
	Shortcuts for Filling Out Forms
	Other Shortcuts
Quick Links and the Personal Toolbar
Bookmarklets
	Zapping Images, Animations, and More
	Bookmarklets for Web Searching
The Pop-Up Presence
The Shortcut Advantage
Chapter 13	Tales from the Trenches: Anecdotes, Examples, and Exercises
Analogies, Sayings, and Terminology Tales
Boolean Examples [Au: See query in chapter.]
Exercises
Unexpected Answers
Limitations of Search Engines
Failures
	Facilities Failures
	The Team Teaching Danger
	Web Site Instruction and the Web Searching Paradox 
	Lost Interest 
Success Formulas
	
Afterword
Appendix A	The Trainers: Introduction to the Interviewees
Appendix B	Sample Handouts and Other Training Material
Appendix C	URL List
	
Bibliography
About the Author [Not Included]
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Internet searching -- Study and teaching.