ERIC Number: ED407178
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
A to Z: The Early Childhood Educator's Guide to the Internet.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Urbana, IL.
This guide explains features of the Internet and compiles Internet resources useful to those interested in the education, growth, and development of young children. Chapter 1 of the guide, "An Introduction to the Internet," explains what is needed to connect to the Internet. The chapter then discusses electronic mail, mail lists, newsgroups, Internet etiquette (netiquette), File Transfer Protocol, TELNET, gopher, the World Wide Web, and the Mosaic and Netscape Web browsers. The chapter concludes with suggestions for finding information on the Internet. Chapter 2 explains several common commands used on Internet mail/discussion lists and presents fact sheets on eight mail lists. Each fact sheet includes a description of the mail list and the list's name, sponsor, electronic mail address, contact person, and subscription directions. Chapter 3 provides fact sheets on 38 Internet sites. Each fact sheet includes a description of the site and the site's name, sponsor, type (Gopher, Web, TELNET), Internet address, and contact person. Information on how to find and use ERIC system resources on the Internet is provided in Chapter 4, while Chapter 5 is a bibliography of ERIC documents and journal articles on "The Internet and Early Childhood Educators." The guide concludes with a glossary of Internet-related terms, an index, and an appendix of materials from and about the ERIC system and the ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education. (BC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Urbana, IL.