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Fifteen tools and strategies for helping students (and your colleagues) to
explore the web beyond the first two pages of Google results.
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When given a research assignment
the place where most students start
their research is on Google.
Unfortunately, many students will
never look beyond the first page or
two of results. They may try to alter
their search terms, but if a student
hasn’t been taught the proper
techniques, they will often end up
seeing the same links over and over
again. The tools and techniques
outlined in the following pages will
help you help your students
improve their Internet search
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