ERIC Number: ED483019
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2004
Internet Access in U.S. Public Schools and Classrooms: 1994-2002. E.D. Tabs.
Kleiner, Anne; Lewis, Laurie
This report presents data on Internet access in U.S. public schools from 1994 to 2002 by school characteristics. It provides trend analysis on the progress of public schools and classrooms in connecting to the Internet and on the ratio of students to instructional computers with Internet access. For the year 2002, this report also presents data on the types of Internet connections used; student access to the Internet outside of regular school hours; laptop computer loans; hand-held computers for students and teachers; and school Web sites. It also contains information on computer hardware, software, and Internet support and Web site support at the school; teacher professional development on how to integrate the use of the Internet into the curriculum; and technologies and procedures to prevent student access to inappropriate material on the Internet. Appended are the Methodology and Technical Notes; and Questionnaire. (Contains 43 tables and 4 figures.) (Author)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Educational Equipment, Information Dissemination, Information Technology, Internet, Public Education, Public Schools
For full text: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2004/2004011.pdf.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Westat, Inc., Rockville, MD.; National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Note: Project Officer, Bernard Greene. For the 1994-2001 edition, see ED 472 678.