Tutor summary, 14 December 2016

What you did or learnt, session 3 (Web search for the workplace)

Applied web search

  • Learnt about search engines that are not Google (eg- Bing, DuckDuckGo).
  • How to use Google search options and tools.
  • How to find images labelled with non-commercial usage rights.
  • Searched for and saved up to three images with specified properties:
    • Colour photograph of a shop front in Hackney
    • Labelled for non-commercial use with modification
    • Larger than 400 x 300 pixels.

Researching suppliers of refurbished computers

  • Learnt more about specifications of new and refurbished computers, especially screen size and shape.
  • Completed an exercise based on current laptop reviews in Which! magazine.
  • Used a spreadsheet formula (in your personal sheet of the team cloud workbook) to estimate the working height of screens if the diagonal size and aspect ratio is known.

Blog exercise

  • Made a blog post about what you did or learned.

Resources used

  • Course flash drives.
  • G Suite Drive and Sheets (bold.org.uk custom version).
  • WordPress blog (this one).

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