ERIC Number: ED440635
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Internet for Schools: A Practical Guide. Third Edition. Professional Growth Series.
Simpson, Carol; McElmeel, Sharron L.
This book is designed to assist librarians and educators in learning about the Internet and developing technology use in schools. This third edition updates the universal resource locators (URLs), provides information about how to find a Web site that has moved, and includes new and expanded information about many topics, such as filters; search engines and directories; World Wide Web gateways or portals; managing bookmarks; and curriculum connections. Chapters include: (1) "What Is the Internet?"; (2) "Searching the Internet"; (3) "Introducing the Internet to Students"; (4) "Introducing the Internet to Faculty and Staff"; (5) "Uses of the Internet in School Libraries"; (6) "Uses of the Internet in Specific Content Areas"; (7) "Getting Started--Making Connections to Curriculum"; (8) "Getting Online"; and (9) "Internet Access Points." Appendices include brief introductions to e-mail, file transfer protocol (FTP), the World Wide Web, and specifying a home page, as well as a list of country indicators and 28 transparency masters that complement many of the topics in the book. A glossary, URL/e-mail address index, and subject index are also included, followed by a bibliography. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Sources, Internet, Online Searching, Online Systems, Technology Integration, World Wide Web
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