ERIC Number: ED417711
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Way of the Ferret: Finding and Using Educational Resources on the Internet. Second Edition.
This book is designed to assist educators' exploration of the Internet and educational resources available online. An overview lists the five basic types of information exchange possible on the Internet, and outlines five corresponding telecomputing options. The book contains an overview and four sections. The chapters in Section One, "Information Resources," focus on: (1) Gopher Tools; (2) The World Wide Web; (3) Interactive Telnet Sessions; (4) File Transfers on the Internet; and (5) Receiving and Uncompressing Files. Section Two, "Interpersonal Resources," contains chapters: (6) Electronic Mail Services; (7) Internet-Based Discussion Groups; and (8) Finding People on the Internet. Section Three, "Educational Applications," includes chapters: (9) Telecollaborative Educational Activities, including interpersonal exchanges, information collections, problem-solving projects, and an educational telecomputing archive; and (10) Teleresearch Activities. Section Four consists of five appendixes which list recommended gophers, World Wide Web pages; telnet sites; FTP archives; and mailing lists; and an index. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Electronic Mail, Information Sources, Instructional Materials, Internet, Learning Activities, Listservs, Telecommunications, Teleconferencing
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Society for Technology in Education, Eugene, OR.