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Fundamentals

12 lessons
80 minutes
beginner
Strengthen your digital skills by learning advanced techniques on familiar tools like Google Search, Google Maps and Google Trends.
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5 minutes Beginner

Advanced Search: Researching with precision.

Simple tools and tips to help you get better results, faster.
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5 minutes Beginner

Google Alerts: Stay in the know.

Follow the breaking stories that are important to you.
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15 minutes Beginner

Google Scholar: Access court cases, academic papers and sources.

Quickly find hard facts and expert opinions.
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5 minutes Beginner

Google News Archive: Access the past.

Discover historical digital publications and scanned newspapers.
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5 minutes Beginner

Reverse Image Search: Verifying photos.

Find photographs and uncover their backstories.
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15 minutes Beginner

Google Street View: Verify images.

Check the authenticity of an eyewitness photo or video.
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5 minutes Beginner

Google My Maps: Show where stories happen.

Give important context by building interactive maps.
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5 minutes Beginner

Google Trends: See what’s trending across Google Search, Google News and YouTube.

Find stories and terms people are paying attention to.
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5 minutes Beginner

Google Trends: Understanding the data.

How to interpret Trends results.
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5 minutes Beginner

Google Translate: Translations on-the-go.

Speak the language just about anywhere in the world.
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5 minutes Beginner

Voice Typing: Transcribe audio using Google Docs

A quick and easy way to convert audio to text.
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5 minutes Beginner

Permissions: Source Google Data.

Learn proper usage and citations for Google products.
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Fundamentals: Take the quiz

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