ERIC Number: ED432957
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Internet Resources on Women: Using Electronic Media in Curriculum Transformation. Women in the Curriculum Series.
This manual has been written primarily for internet novices and for people already familiar with online communications who want to learn more about the growing array of electronic resources pertaining to Women's Studies and to transforming the curriculum so that it better reflects women's experience, accomplishments, and perspectives. Chapter 1 introduces e-mail, its uses, and e-mail addresses. Chapter 2 looks at e-mail "lists" and electronic discussion forums, and explains how to find lists, how to participate in discussion forums, and how they can be used in curriculum transformation. Chapter 3 describes the World Wide Web and its uses, as well as related topics like telnet, ftp, gopher, search engines, and web browsers. Chapter 4 offers specific guidance about where to find online information about women, especially materials useful for curriculum transformation. Chapter 5 is on how to gain access to the Internet, and the final chapter lists additional sources of information. (DB)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Electronic Mail, Females, Higher Education, Information Sources, Internet, Technology Transfer, Womens Studies, World Wide Web
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.; Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Towson Univ., Baltimore, MD. National Center for Curriculum Transformation Resources on Women.
Note: For related documents in this series, see HE 032 663-689.