ERIC Number: ED367291
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Computer Networking for Educators.
McCain, Ted D. E.; Ekelund, Mark
This book is intended to introduce the basic concepts of connecting computers together and to equip individuals with the technical background necessary to begin constructing small networks. For those already experienced with creating and maintaining computer networks, the book can help in considering the creation of a schoolwide network. The book is divided into two main sections: an introduction to networking in schools (6 chapters) and an introduction to the technical side of networking (10 chapters). The chapter headings are as follows: (1) How Can Networking Enhance the Use of Computers? (2) Advanced Networking Concepts; (3) Why Network Classroom Computers? (4) Why Network Computers for Administration? (5) Why Consider School-Wide Networking? (6) How To Plan a School-Wide Network; (7) Technical Details for Both IBM-Compatible and Macintosh Computers; (8) Technical Issues in IBM-Compatible Networking; (9) Simple Network Examples for IBM-Compatible Computers; (10) Complex Network Examples for IBM-Compatible Computers; (11) Technical Issues in Macintosh Networking; (12) Simple Network Examples for Macintosh Computers; (13) Complex Network Examples for Macintosh Computers; (14) A Complex Network Example Using IBM-Compatible and Macintosh Computers; (15) Networking for Apple II Computers; and (16) A Look in the Crystal Ball. A glossary of terms is included. (TMK)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Administration, Educational Environment, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Microcomputers, Problems, Resources, Technology Planning, Telecommunications, Vision
International Society for Technology in Education, 1787 Agate St., Eugene, OR 97403-1923.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: International Society for Technology in Education, Eugene, OR.
Identifiers: Apple Macintosh; Examples; IBM PC Compatibles