ERIC Number: ED396700
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
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NetLearning: Why Teachers Use the Internet.
Serim, Ferdi; Koch, Melissa
This book addresses the educational benefits of connecting to the Internet and shows how various educators use Internet features to support their curriculum goals. It is divided into three parts. Part 1, "Inspiration and Innovation," provides an introduction and presents inspirational stories of educational networking projects. Part 2, "From Theory to Practice," discusses connectivity issues; how to get online and use the tools; and benefits for teachers and students. Part 3, "Broadening your Vision," focuses on planning for the future and shows how educators are working with their local communities both on- and off-line. Throughout the book, descriptions of specific teachers' experiences are provided. Appendices include the names and e-mail addresses of the "Internet pioneers" discussed as well as World Wide Web resources and a glossary. (Contains 11 references.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Planning, Educational Practices, Educational Technology, Electronic Mail, Elementary Secondary Education, Internet, Learning Activities, School Community Relationship, World Wide Web
Songline Studios, Inc. and O'Reilly & Associates, Inc., 101 Morris St., Sebastopol, CA 95472 ($24.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Includes a CD-ROM which gives access to the GNN Internet service and GNNpress (a web authoring tool) for Windows 95.