ERIC Number: ED407928
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
An Introduction to Internet Resources for K-12 Educators. Part II: Answering, Listservs, Discussion Groups, Update 1997. ERIC Digest.
Morgan, Nancy A.
As K-12 schools connect to the Internet, a new method of communication opens up to educators and students. This updated digest describes some sample services and resources that are available to the K-12 community by electronic mail over the Internet. Information services and resources covered include: question answering services; listservs (automated programs that serve as distribution centers for electronic mail messages); and newsgroups available through Usenet, a discussion forum on an electronic bulletin board system. (Contains 10 references.) (SWC)
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Discussion Groups, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Electronic Mail, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Dissemination, Information Sources, Internet, Listservs, Online Systems, Reference Services
ERIC Clearinghouse on Information and Technology, 4-194 Center for Science and Technology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244-4100 (free while supply lasts).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Information and Technology, Syracuse, NY.