ERIC Number: ED394491
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Using the Internet: World Wide Web Pages Featuring Education.
Consumer Guide, n15 Mar 1996
This document is designed to help locate World Wide Web sites relating to education. It briefly describes what the World Wide Web is, what computer and telecommunications resources are needed for optimal access to it, how it works, how a Web Browser works, and what types of information are available on the Web. In particular, the resources available on the United States Department of Education's World Wide Web site are outlined, including: (1) general guides to the department; (2) research synopses and literature reviews; (3) publications for parents; (4) educational statistics; (5) text of department-wide initiatives; (6) educational research and practice reports and studies; (7) resource directories; and (8) department newsletters. Internet addresses are provided for several educational and miscellaneous sites. (BEW)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Educational Research, Electronic Publishing, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Sources, Internet, Parent Participation, Statistics, World Wide Web
Consumer Guides, OERI, U.S. Department of Education, 555 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Room 610, Washington, DC 20208.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. on the Education of At-Risk Students (ED/OERI), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Department of Education; Educational Information