With the constantly changing nature of the Web, the search engine features, and the search engines themselves, how do we best teach our users to search the Web? This workshop covers problems with teaching search engines and instructional strategies to overcome the difficulties. Learn a variety of techniques for teaching both newcomers to Web searching as well as those who think they know everything about the Web. Explore the how the latest changes from the search engines impact instruction. Discover how other instructors manage the complexities of teaching Web searching. This workshop covers advantages, disadvantages, and techniques for hands-on training, demonstration sessions, screenshots, screencasting, and other approaches to teach patrons how to search more effectively amidst the wealth of information on the Web.
Register at PLAN’s website.