ERIC Number: ED402924
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The Bread & Butter of the Internet: A Primer and Presentation Packet for Educators.
Lankes, R. David
This educator-oriented handbook by "Virtual Dave" provides an easy-to-read, easy-to-understand guide to the Internet: what it is; how it works; and how one gets there. The book covers the basics of the Internet, with simple and concise explanations geared toward classroom teachers and school library media specialists. Each chapter contains a resource section of Internet addresses and chapter highlights which are helpful for novice and experienced Internet users alike. The book includes the following chapters: (1) Electronic Networks: A Primer; (2) The Internet Model; (3) E-Mail: The Net's Common Currency; (4) Telnet and FTP: The Internet's Forgotten Heros; (5) Gopher: What if the World Were One Big Menu? (6) The World Wide Web: Do Spiders Really Surf? (7) New Toys and Trends for the Internet; (8) Setting up the Internet for Your School; and (9) Conclusion. A presentation packet for educators to teach others about the Internet comprises the second half of the document and includes all materials ready for reproduction in hard copy or transparency. An annotated bibliography of related documents available in the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) database, background information about ERIC, and a glossary are also included. (Contains 13 references.) (SWC)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Electronic Mail, Elementary Secondary Education, File Transfer Protocol, Futures (of Society), Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Internet, Online Systems, Resource Materials, Staff Development, Trend Analysis, World Wide Web
Information Resources Publications, Syracuse University, 4-194 Center for Science and Technology, Syracuse, NY 13244-4100 ($20, plus $3 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Media Staff; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Information and Technology, Syracuse, NY.