ERIC Number: ED460674
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Nov
The Internet and the Humanities: The Human Side of Networking. The Future of Networking Technologies for Learning.
This paper focuses on the human side of networking in education, emphasizing that people working together can create new solutions to old problems. Discussion includes increased links to information through the Internet and new resources entering the classroom; team-teaching, cooperative learning, and learner-centered instruction; and distance education. The report also describes ways for students to reach out to the community, in problem-solving, involement in city planning, and developing apprenticeships with local organizations. In addition, reservations about technological solutions and problems are examined. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning, Distance Education, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Human Factors Engineering, Internet, Learner Controlled Instruction, Problem Solving
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of Educational Technology.
Authoring Institution: N/A