ERIC Number: ED417713
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Computer Networking for Educators. Second Edition.
McCain, Ted D. E.; Ekelund, Mark
This book introduces the basic concepts of connecting computers together and provides technical background necessary for constructing small networks. For those already experienced with creating and maintaining computer networks, the book is intended to encourage the creation of a school-wide network. The book is divided into two main sections: an introduction to networking in schools (6 chapters) and an introduction to the technical side of networking (10 chapters). The chapter headings are as follows: (1) "How Can Networking Enhance the Use of Computers?"; (2) "Advanced Networking Concepts"; (3) "Why Network Classroom Computers?"; (4) "Why Network Computers for Administration?"; (5) "Why Consider School-Wide Networking?"; (6) "How To Plan a School-Wide Network"; (7) "Technical Details for both IBM-compatible and Macintosh Computers"; (8) "Technical Issues in IBM-compatible Networking"; (9) "Simple Network Examples for IBM-compatible Computers"; (10) "Complex Network Examples for IBM-compatible Computers"; (11) "Technical Issues in Macintosh Networking"; (12) "Simple Network Examples for Macintosh Computers"; (13) "Complex Network Examples for Macintosh Computers"; (14) "A Complex Network Example Using IBM-compatible and Macintosh Computers"; (15) "Networking Apple II Computers"; and (16) "The Never-Ending Chapter". A glossary of terms is included. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Administration, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Networks, Strategic Planning, Technology Integration, Technology Planning
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Society for Technology in Education, Eugene, OR.