ERIC Number: ED475677
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Web Portals: Guidelines for Selection and Use. A Guide To Help School District Administrators Assess the Quality, Usefulness and Reliability of Commercially Provided Educational Web Portals Designed for Schools.
This document describes what a Web portal is (i.e., a Web site that allows access to many resources and services, such as instructional materials, lessons plans, news about current events, instant messaging and e-mail, and the ability to conduct controlled searches). Several questions that school administrators need to consider related to the management of Web portals are listed. Guidelines to help administrators select Web portal resources that support their districts' academic goals are presented. The guidelines are divided into two sections: content--what materials are available; and technical information--how it works. (MES)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Web Based Instruction, World Wide Web
Southern Regional Education Board, Publication Orders Dept., 592 10th St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318-5790. Tel: 404-875-9211; Fax: 404-872-1477; Web site: http://www.sreb.org. For full text: http://www.sreb.org/programs/EdTech/pubs/PDF/Web_Portals.pdf/.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.