Take Google’s Free Course and Challenges to Become a Power Searcher

MakeUseOf | 9/14/2017 | Saikat Basu
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What type of web searcher are you? Do you just type a keyword or two in the Omnibox and wait for Google to spit out the perfect search suggestion? Or do you take advantage of all the advanced search operators to narrow down your results?

10 Advanced Online Searches That Make the Web a Lot Easier

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Advanced search features in popular search engines help you focus your search. Dig into these 10 advanced search tools that accompany these popular web apps.

Regardless of how you search, you can always sharpen your skills further. And the best way to do that? Take this free Google course that goes at your own personal pace.

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Google’s Inside Search offers two training modules: Power Searching with Google and Advanced Power Searching.

The PowerSearchingWithGoogle MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) has 6 classes with 4-5 lessons. Each lesson has different activities and exercises that will help you practice the search skills taught. For immediate feedback, there is a mid-class test and an end of class test. Google says:

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“If you get 70 percent correct on the tests, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion in your course profile...
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