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Workshop on children's health resources given on Healthinfo Island in Second Life

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  • 1.Roots & Wings finding childrens health resources HealthInfo Island (101,201,23)Carolina Keats

2.

  • Introductions
  • Searching the Web what are you finding?
  • Googles new beta project: health information
  • Focusing your search: MedlinePlus as a portal to.. health information

Roots & Wings finding childrens health resources 3. Searching the Web what are you finding? attention deficit disorder 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

  • Take 2:
  • Learn about the new Google beta.. http://www.google.com/coop/topics/Health
  • Discuss: Information authority can you trust.. these links?

Roots & Wings finding childrens health resources 9. 10. attention deficit disorder 11. 12. 13. 12 of 17 14. 13 of 17 15. 14 of 17 16. 14 of 17 17. Roots & Wings finding childrens health resources

  • Take 2: Explore results
  • Discussion:
    • What different kinds of information can you find by using the alphabetical listing?
    • Try a basic search for attention deficit disorder. How are the results different from those you found from the alphabetical listing?

18.

  • Conclusion
  • The results of online searching for health information are... improving, but awareness of authority continues to be... important
  • MedlinePlus.gov functions as a portal site to lots of reliable information, but it can be confusing.Explorationnow can reward your later efforts, when you really need information.
  • There are times when your question is more complex, or you just dont have time, or when generic information is not sufficient.For those times, Im here to help.
  • Thank you for attending this class!

Roots & Wings finding childrens health resources 19. Roots & Wings finding childrens health resources Carolina Keats Friday November 9 7:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m.SL time HealthInfo Island(101,201,23)

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