ERIC Number: ED392461
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
The Educator's Guide to the Internet: A Handbook with Resources and Activities. Third Edition.
Virginia Space Grant Consortium, Hampton.
This book and available package were developed to introduce educators to the capabilities of the Internet and related telecommunications. Each chapter typically has the following features: "Introduction,""Getting Started,""Confidence Builders,""Common Commands to Master,""Odds and Ends," and "Starting Places for Exploring." The chapters include: (1) "Your Introduction to the Internet"; (2) "Email: Instantaneous Communication All around the Net"; (3) "Internet Listservs: Subscribing to Electronic Interest Groups"; (4) "Telnet: Accessing Computer Resources Anywhere"; (5) "FTP: Gathering Files from around the Net"; (6) "Gopher: All the Internet Burrowing and None of the Pain"; (7) "The World Wide Web: Browsing the Multimedia Net"; and (8) "Bringing the Internet into the Classroom: Benefits and Model Lessons." A selected list of 107 Internet resources in math, science, and technology, a glossary of Internet-related terms, and a list of some common new-user questions are appended. (Contains 12 references.) (BEW)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Class Activities, Computer Uses in Education, Electronic Mail, File Transfer Protocol, Information Sources, Internet, Lesson Plans, Listservs, Multimedia Instruction, Teacher Education, Telecommunications
Dale Seymour Publications, P.O. Box 10888, Palo Alto, CA 94303 (book only: $16.95; complete package including video tape and two resource disks for MS-DOS and Macintosh: $34.95).
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Virginia Space Grant Consortium, Hampton.
Identifiers: Beginning Competence; Gopher; Navigation (Information Systems); Telnet; World Wide Web
Note: The book is also available in a package that contains a videotape, "Global Quest: The Internet in the Classroom," and two resource disks (MS-DOS and Macintosh).