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El Guemmat, Kamal; Ouahabi, Sara – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2018
The objective of this article is to analyze the searching and indexing techniques of educational search engines' implementation while treating future challenges. Educational search engines could greatly help in the effectiveness of e-learning if used correctly. However, these engines have several gaps which influence the performance of e-learning…
Descriptors: Indexing, Search Strategies, Educational Research, Search Engines
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Yang, Le – College & Research Libraries, 2016
This study analyzed digital item metadata and keywords from Internet search engines to learn what metadata elements actually facilitate discovery of digital collections through Internet keyword searching and how significantly each metadata element affects the discovery of items in a digital repository. The study found that keywords from Internet…
Descriptors: Metadata, Internet, Electronic Libraries, Search Engines
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Wu, Shengli; Zhang, Zhongmin; Xu, Chunlin – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2019
Introduction: Recently, the problem of diversification of search results has attracted a lot of attention in the information retrieval and Web search research community. For multi-faceted or ambiguous queries, a search engine is generally favoured if it is able to identify relevant documents on a wider range of different aspects. Method: We…
Descriptors: Internet, Search Engines, Information Retrieval, Search Strategies
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Seyedarabi, Faezeh – Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
This article briefly outlines the current major search engines' approach to teachers' web searching. The aim of this article is to make Web searching easier for teachers when searching for relevant online teaching materials, in general, and UK teacher practitioners at primary, secondary and post-compulsory levels, in particular. Therefore, major…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Search Engines, Online Searching, Instructional Materials
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Hill, Paul; Rader, Heidi B.; Hino, Jeff – Journal of Extension, 2012
For Extension's unbiased, research-based content to be found by people searching the Internet, it needs to be organized in a way conducive to the ranking criteria of a search engine. With proper web design and search engine optimization techniques, Extension's content can be found, recognized, and properly indexed by search engines and…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Internet, Information Seeking, Web Sites
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Descy, Don E. – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2009
There are hundreds of unique search engines in the United States and thousands of unique search engines around the world. If people get into search engines designed just to search particular web sites, the number is in the hundreds of thousands. This article looks at: (1) clustering search engines, such as KartOO (www.kartoo.com) and Grokker…
Descriptors: Search Engines, Artificial Intelligence, Internet, Web Sites
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McGinn, Tony; Taylor, Brian; McColgan, Mary; McQuilkan, Janice – Research on Social Work Practice, 2016
Objectives: To compare the performance of a range of search facilities; and to illustrate the execution of a comprehensive literature search for qualitative evidence in social work. Context: Developments in literature search methods and comparisons of search facilities help facilitate access to the best available evidence for social workers.…
Descriptors: Social Work, Online Searching, Search Engines, Databases
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Clarke, Theresa B.; Murphy, Jamie; Wetsch, Lyle R.; Boeck, Harold – Marketing Education Review, 2018
Instructors may find it difficult to stay abreast of the rapidly changing nature of search engine marketing (SEM) and to incorporate hands-on, practical classroom experiences. One solution is Google Ad Grants, a nonprofit edition of Google AdWords that provides up to $10,000 monthly in free advertising. A quasi-experiment revealed no differences…
Descriptors: Search Engines, Marketing, Experiential Learning, Nonprofit Organizations
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Pirkola, Ari – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2009
Introduction: Investigates how effectively Web search engines index new sites from different countries. The primary interest is whether new sites are indexed equally or whether search engines are biased towards certain countries. If major search engines show biased coverage it can be considered a significant economic and political problem because…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Web Sites, Search Engines
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Lim, Woong; Son, Ji-Won; Gregson, Susan; Kim, Jihye – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2018
This article examines high school students' engagement in a set of trigonometry problems. Students completed this task independently in an online environment with access to Internet search engines, online textbooks, and YouTube videos. The findings imply that students have the resourcefulness to solve procedure-based mathematics problems in an…
Descriptors: High School Students, Trigonometry, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Knight, Simon; Mercer, Neil – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2015
While search engines are commonly used by children to find information, and in classroom-based activities, children are not adept in their information seeking or evaluation of information sources. Prior work has explored such activities in isolated, individual contexts, failing to account for the collaborative, discourse-mediated nature of search…
Descriptors: Search Engines, Classroom Communication, Cooperation, Information Seeking
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Bukhari, Sarah; Hamid, Suraya; Ravana, Sri Devi; Ijab, Mohamad Taha – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: The understanding of the information-seeking behaviour of international students using social media is limited. Therefore, the purpose of this research is to model the information-seeking behaviour of international students when they use social media to find information. Method: A mixed method approach was employed to collect data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Seeking, Foreign Students, Social Media
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Williams, Sarah C. – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2010
The purpose of this study was to investigate how federated search engines are incorporated into the Web sites of libraries in the Association of Research Libraries. In 2009, information was gathered for each library in the Association of Research Libraries with a federated search engine. This included the name of the federated search service and…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Search Engines, Engines, Research Libraries
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Reichow, Brian; Naples, Adam; Steinhoff, Timothy; Halpern, Jason; Volkmar, Fred R. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2012
The World Wide Web is one of the most common methods used by parents to find information on autism spectrum disorders and most consumers find information through search engines such as Google or Bing. However, little is known about how the search engines operate or the consistency of the results that are returned over time. This study presents the…
Descriptors: Autism, Search Engines, Internet, Online Searching
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Clarke, Theresa B.; Clarke, Irvine, III – Marketing Education Review, 2014
Despite an increase in ad spending and demand for employees with expertise in search engine optimization (SEO), methods for teaching this important marketing strategy have received little coverage in the literature. Using Bloom's cognitive goals hierarchy as a framework, this experiential assignment provides a process for educators who may be new…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Marketing, College Students, Internet
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