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ERIC Number: ED470130
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Nov
Pages: 8
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Safety Strategies While Surfing Online in the Classroom.
Demirbilek, Muhammet; Cilesiz, Sebnem; Tozoglu, Dogan
The Internet has become an indispensable medium of the 21st century. Millions of people are using the Internet for exchanging information, surfing for information on virtually any topic, communicating all over the world, participating in discussion groups, shopping, traveling, and many other online activities. The World Wide Web is constantly growing. The Internet offers comprehensive information, instant transactions, communications, and entertainment. The Internet can be used to access reference information, such as news, weather, sports, stock quotes, movie reviews, encyclopedias, airline fares, and to conduct transactions such as trading stocks, making travel reservations, and banking and shopping online. As an educational tool, the Internet can provide users with the opportunity to learn virtually anything. Although the World Wide Web can be an environment of fascinating and colorful information for students, there are many dangers that children should avoid, such as sexual, hateful, or violent materials. This paper is a literature review on Internet safety strategies. The purpose of this paper is to provide parents and teachers some common Internet safety strategies so that they can protect children from the harms of the Internet. (Author)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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