From the monthly archives:

September 2010

Show 005: Top 5 Tips for Using Google Search

by Robin on September 30, 2010

Robin’s Top 5 podcast #5: Top 5 Tips for Using Google Search
(a longer show than usual this week…30 minutes)
(right-click here if you want to download the MP3 to your computer)

5.  Use Google’s advanced search

4.  Narrow your search with Google’s sidebar tools

3.  Use Google’s wonderwheel and timeline to hone your search

2.  Use Google Scholar to search for scholarly literature and research

1.  Set Google Alerts


Resources mentioned in today’s show:

What other tips do you have? Leave your tips and comments!

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Show 004: Top 5 Tips for Asking Questions

by Robin on September 23, 2010

 Robin’s Top 5 podcast #4: Top 5 Tips for Asking Questions
(right-click here if you want to download the MP3 to your computer)

 

 5.  Plan your questions ahead of time

4.  Use the right type of question to serve your purpose

3.  Use different levels of questions to get at different levels of learning

2.  Ask follow up questions to get a more complete answer

1.  Wait for the answer


Resources mentioned in today’s show:

 

What other tips do you have? Leave your tips and comments!

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Show 003: Top 5 Tips for Using Flipcharts

September 13, 2010

 Robin’s Top 5 podcast #3: Top 5 Tips for Using Flipcharts (right-click here if you want to download the MP3 to your computer) Today’s top 5 tips are for using flipcharts Robin’s favorite iPhone app (so far!) for capturing text from flipcharts is White by Quipit. (At $12.99 it’s pretty pricey, but it saves enough time that it’s worth […]

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