Dave Sperling's Internet Guide: For English Language Teachers / Edition 2

Dave Sperling's Internet Guide: For English Language Teachers / Edition 2

by Dave Sperling
     
 

ISBN-10: 0139180532

ISBN-13: 9780139180538

Pub. Date: 03/09/1998

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

New Second Edition! Dave Sperling, creator of the innovative "Dave's ESL Cafi" Web site, has searched out the best-of-the-best information for English language teachers and their students. In this book he shows them how to use the Internet to communicate with other teachers and students from around the world, gather class material, access language learning software,

Overview

New Second Edition! Dave Sperling, creator of the innovative "Dave's ESL Cafi" Web site, has searched out the best-of-the-best information for English language teachers and their students. In this book he shows them how to use the Internet to communicate with other teachers and students from around the world, gather class material, access language learning software, and even find a teaching job. Contains chapters on how to get connected to the Web, use search engines and directories, use e-mail, and find job listings. There is also an A to Z compendium of hand-picked Web sites filled with articles, tips, dissertations, training information - even photocopiable worksheets for use in the classroom. For all English language teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780139180538
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/09/1998
Edition description:
BK&CD ROM
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.08(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments iii(5)
Introduction viii
Remember: Things Change ix
1 Welcome to the Internet!
2(10)
The Internet: What's in It for Me?
2(1)
A Brief History of the Internet
2(1)
Internet 101: The Basics
3(1)
Getting Connected
4(1)
Types of Connections
4(1)
Dial-up Accounts
4(1)
Dedicated Connections
5(1)
A Peek into the Future
5(1)
The World Wide Web
5(3)
Web Browsers
6(1)
The Web Address
7(1)
Some Cool Tips
8(4)
Terms You Should Know
8(1)
Beyond the Web
8(1)
Helper Applications and Plug-ins
9(2)
Other Cool Things to Watch for
11(1)
Kids Will Be Kids: A Lesson in Cybersafety
11(1)
Further Help
11(1)
2 Finding Resources and Information
12(12)
Search Engines
12(2)
Multiple Simultaneous Search Engines
14(2)
Directories
16(1)
Libraries
17(2)
White Pages: Finding People
19(1)
Finding Software
20(4)
Language Learning Software
21(1)
More Great Places to Search
22(2)
3 Communicating on the Net
24(19)
E-mail
24(4)
Using E-mail in the Classroom
27(1)
Mailing Lists
28(6)
Finding a List
29(1)
Student Lists
29(1)
Teacher Lists
30(4)
USENET Newsgroups
34(2)
Finding a Newsgroup
35(1)
ESL/EFL-related Groups
35(1)
Web Discussion Boards
36(1)
Live Chat
37(2)
Internet Relay Chat (IRC)
37(1)
Web Chat
38(1)
MOOs
39(1)
Audio
40(1)
Videoconferencing
41(1)
Netiquette
42(1)
4 Creating a Basic Web Page
43(8)
Starting Up with HTML
44(1)
Doing More with HTML
44(4)
Text
44(1)
Heads
45(1)
Paragraphs and Lines
45(1)
Links
46(1)
Color and Background
47(1)
Pictures
48(1)
Common HTML Tags
48(1)
HTML Editors to the Rescue
48(1)
Onto the Net
49(1)
Promoting Your Web Page
50(1)
Learning More
50(1)
5 Dave's Guide to the Best of the Web
51(78)
Categories
51(1)
Articles
52(1)
Associations
53(4)
Bilingual Education
57(1)
Bookstores on the Web
58(1)
Business English
58(1)
Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
59(1)
Conferences
60(1)
Dictionaries
61(2)
Disabilities
63(1)
Distance Education
63(1)
Drama
64(1)
Encyclopedias
64(1)
English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
65(1)
Financial Aid
66(1)
Games
66(2)
Grammar
68(2)
Holidays
70(1)
Idioms
71(1)
Immigration
72(1)
Kids
73(1)
Lesson Plans and Material
74(2)
Libraries
76(1)
Linguistics
76(1)
Links
77(1)
Listening & Speaking
78(1)
Literacy
79(1)
Literature
79(2)
Magazines
81(1)
Meeting Other Teachers
81(1)
Movies and Screenplays
82(1)
Multicultural Issues
82(1)
Music
83(1)
Newspapers from Around the World
84(6)
Online ESL/EFL Publications
90(2)
Online Help
92(1)
Phonics
93(1)
Poetry
93(1)
Pronunciation
94(1)
Proverbs and Quotations
95(1)
Public Speaking
95(1)
Publishers
95(2)
Quizzes
97(1)
Resources
98(1)
School Directories
99(1)
Schools-Individual ESL/EFL Programs
100(19)
Slang
119(1)
Student Internet Projects
120(1)
Teacher Training
121(1)
Television
122(1)
Testing and Assessment
123(1)
TOEFL
123(1)
TOEIC
124(1)
Tongue Twisters
124(1)
Travel
125(1)
Video
125(1)
Vocabulary
125(2)
Writing
127(2)
6 Jobs on the Net
129(19)
Categories
129(1)
Africa
129(1)
Asia (General)
130(1)
Asia (by Country)
131(5)
Australia
136(1)
Canada
136(1)
Chat
136(1)
Europe
136(3)
General (ESL/Education Related)
139(1)
Great Britain
140(1)
Information
141(1)
Ireland
141(1)
Job Interview
141(1)
K-12 Overseas
141(1)
Latin America
142(2)
Middle East
144(1)
Miscellaneous
145(1)
New Zealand
146(1)
Resume
146(1)
Summer Positions
146(1)
Volunteer
146(2)
7 Copyright Law on the Net
148(3)
Appendix A: Country Codes 151(4)
Appendix B: Error Messages 155(2)
Appendix C: Netspeak 157(3)
Slang 157(2)
Smileys 159(1)
Other Conventions 159(1)
Appendix D: Selected Bibliography 160(4)
Glossary of Internet Terms 164(5)
Index 169

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