ERIC Number: ED405486
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
An Internet Guide for Language and Literacy Teachers and Researchers.
This guide, which is intended for language and literacy teachers and researchers who are becoming interested in the Internet, offers a brief overview of using the Internet and explains how to access various language and literacy resources. Part 1, which is devoted to Internet basics, examines the following topics: the Internet (e-mail, mailing lists, newsgroups, file transfer protocol, the World Wide Web); connection to the Internet (hardware and software needs, useful books and magazines, setting up a connection); Internet account selection (types of accounts, Internet service providers). Discussed in part 2 are using e-mail and mailing lists and using and searching the World Wide Web. In part 3 instructions are provided for accessing the following language and literacy databases/resources: National Languages and Literacy Institute of Australia database; ERIC database; and National Centre for English Language Teaching and Research resources. Part 4 is an annotated listing of eight Australian websites and eight international websites that are considered important to language and literacy teachers and researchers. Presented in part 5 are the Internet addresses of 55 language and literacy websites, 27 mailing lists, and 10 newsgroups and a glossary. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Annotated Bibliographies, Computer Uses in Education, Databases, Educational Resources, Electronic Mail, English Instruction, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Information Sources, Internet, Literacy Education, Online Vendors, Research Tools, World Wide Web
Language Australia Publications, level 9, 300 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Australian Dept. of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs, Canberra.
Authoring Institution: National Languages and Literacy Inst., Melbourne (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia