Tutor summary, 21 December 2016

What you did or learnt, session 4 (Web search for the workplace)

Applied web search

  1. Learnt about search engines that are not Google (eg- Bing, DuckDuckGo).
  2. How to use Google search options and tools.
  3. How to find images labelled with non-commercial usage rights.
  4. 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.
  5. Blogged what you did.

Researching suppliers of refurbished computers

  1. Learnt more about specifications of new and refurbished computers, especially screen size and shape.
  2. Completed an exercise based on current laptop reviews in Which! magazine.
  3. 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 learnt.

Resources used

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

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