4 – Google Search


Google is a powerful search engine.  Often described as the only e-learning tool you’ll ever need.

It retains its position at #4 in the list.

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Comments from some of those who selected Google Search as one of their Top 10 Tools 

the core tool in my searching for answers for things, Clark Quinn, 2014
gateway to the collective knowledge of the world, JD Dillon, 2014
for finding any information, Sergey Litvinov, 2014

finds almost everything – google alerts on fav keywords  Thomas Jenewein, 2013
All in mind, there on Google  Akash Bhatia, 2013
invaluable for those who can’t remember  Charles Jennings, 2013
seek and find  Paul Jacobs, 2013
making the vast amount of information available online accessible  Shannon Bosley, 2013

  • “my outsourced brain”  Adam Schwartz
  • “I rarely use another search engine and can’t imagine using the Internet without this but who knows? I might be using Bing next year” Frances Bell
  • “you can find anything you want! All your questions are answered”  Marco Salas
  • “it’s my door to the Web”  Jochen Robes
  • “I think that Google is still the best search engine in web. If you need to find anything, try Google! ” Vaclav Friedrich
  • “The starting point of web research. High quality and pertinent search results” Karl Goddard
  • “Still the #1 knowledge portal in my book. It’s the root of all my searches and often leads off to other useful sites included in this list.” Rich Chetwynd
  •  “it’s my universal finder and research tool, both online and on my hard drive”  Jay Cross
  • “My students use it constantly and so do I.  Any questions?  Ask Google.”  Kris Stanhope
  • “This search engine drives my learning.”  Anastasia Prynikova