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Internet for Educators 2nd ED. / Edition 2

Internet for Educators 2nd ED. / Edition 2

by Randall James Ryder, Tom Hughes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0136990754

ISBN-13: 9780136990758

Pub. Date: 12/15/1997

Publisher: Pearson

This is a book about the Internet and its applications to school settings. Its intended audience is preservice and inservice teachers who would like to begin to explore the functions of the Internet and its applications to classroom learning.

Overview

This is a book about the Internet and its applications to school settings. Its intended audience is preservice and inservice teachers who would like to begin to explore the functions of the Internet and its applications to classroom learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136990758
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/15/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
8.58(w) x 10.91(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Getting started on the Internet
1(42)
Overview
1(1)
What is the Internet?
2(8)
The "mother-of-all-networks"
4(1)
Hypertext: the "web" of the Internet
4(6)
What is on the Internet?
10(2)
Types of Internet services
10(1)
Examples of Internet sites of interest to educators
11(1)
Misuse of the Internet
12(4)
Netiquette
12(2)
Safety and objectionable materials
14(2)
How do you get on the Internet?
16(7)
Internet service providers
16(1)
Internet connection speed
16(3)
Home Internet connections
19(2)
School Internet connections
21(2)
Internet software
23(13)
Connections software
24(2)
Telnet software
26(1)
E-mail software
26(4)
World Wide Web (WWW) browser software
30(3)
Emerging technologies
33(3)
In TRA nets --- bringing the outside in
36(1)
Concluding remarks
37(1)
Activities
38(2)
Who uses the WWW?
38(1)
Writing an AUP
38(1)
Dealing with objectionable material
38(2)
Notes
40(3)
Communicating and exploring for information on the Internet
43(42)
Overview
43(1)
Communicating information
44(27)
E-mail
44(13)
Listserv
57(1)
Usenet discussion groups
58(7)
Receiving files
65(6)
Finding stuff on the Net
71(11)
Search engines
72(7)
Gold mine index for educators
79(3)
Concluding remarks
82(1)
Activities
83(2)
E-mail
83(1)
Locating people on the Internet
84(1)
Discussion groups
84(1)
Locating software on the Internet
84(1)
Using search engines
84(1)
Internet resources: Evaluating and instructing
85(42)
Overview
85(1)
Evaluating Internet resources
86(12)
The need for evaluating information
86(4)
A framework for evaluating information
90(7)
Summing it up: Evaluating information
97(1)
Instructional activities for the Internet
98(12)
E-mail
98(6)
Retrieving and filtering information
104(1)
Retrieving information
105(5)
Filtering information
110(11)
Strategies to assist students in filtering information
110(9)
Concluding remarks on strategies to assist students filter information
119(2)
Concluding remarks
121(1)
Activities
122(3)
Instructional activities
122(2)
Evaluating information
124(1)
Filtering information
124(1)
Notes
125(2)
Creating information on the Internet
127(36)
Overview
127(1)
What is HTML?
128(1)
A tutorial on basic HTML
129(10)
Beginnings and endings: <HTML>, <HEAD>, and <BODY> tags
132(1)
In-line graphics: <IMG SRC> tag
132(1)
Horizontal rules: <HR> tag
133(1)
Font size: <FONT SIZE> tag
133(1)
Hypertext links: <A> tag
134(2)
Headlines: <H1>, <H2>, <H3>, <H4>, <H5>, and <H6gt; tags
136(1)
Lists: <UL>, <OL>, and <Ll> tags
137(1)
Automatic e-mailing: mailto tag
138(1)
HTML editing software
139(9)
The different versions of HTML
139(1)
Basic HTML software
140(3)
Advanced HTML software
143(5)
Getting information on the Internet
148(4)
Creating information without an Internet connection
152(3)
A local HTML example
153(2)
What to tell your curriculum director
155(2)
A constrctivist paradigm
155(1)
Information-creating activities that encourage generative learning
156(1)
Concluding remarks
157(1)
Activities
158(3)
For younger students
158(1)
Individual project
159(1)
Collaborative project
159(2)
Notes
161(2)
Appendix A --- Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) samples 163(14)
Brevard County School District (Florida)
163(5)
Poudre School District (Colorado)
168(9)
Appendix B --- Internet sites of interest to educators 177(8)
Newsgroups
177(1)
Listservs
178(7)
Appendix C --- Internet service providers and ISDN information 185(4)
National service providers
185(1)
ISDN information
186(3)
Appendix D --- Checklist for evaluating Internet information 189(2)
Glossary 191(4)
Index 195

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