Using the World Wide Web to build learning communities: Writing for genuine purposes
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- Software publishers worry that national e-rate discounts will be reduced. // Electronic Education Report;1/14/98, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p5
Reports on the concerns of educational software publishers in the United States that the amount set aside for e-rate Internet discounts may be reduced. US Congress' plans to discuss the e-rate legislation allowing K-12 school districts to apply for funds that will pay to reduce the costs of...
- Accessing the Net in just the first step in meeting the `Technology Literacy Challenge' // Business Credit;Jun97, Vol. 99 Issue 6, p51
Presents information as it relates Internet usage in schools in the United States, focusing on the `National Survey of Internet Usage: Grades 3-12,' released by Market Data Retrieval (MDR). Details of the survey; Findings of the survey; Benefits of the Internet for students; Comments from Mike...
- Technology update. // Curriculum Review;Mar1997, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p11
Presents information on how students and teachers can access the Internet for educational resource material. Guidelines on how to create a home page on the World Wide Web; Information on searches that can be used for various topics; List of educational Internet sites.
- Teachers and Internet use. // Reading Today;Apr/May98, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p11
Focuses on the use of the Internet by school teachers in the United States in their teaching programs. Utilization of the Internet for various purposes including research work; Accessing of curriculum materials.
- Does your school have an acceptable use policy? Dyrli, Odvard Egil // Technology & Learning;Jan96, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p18
Discusses the integration of telecommunications into the school's curriculum through the use of the Internet in the United States. Parental concerns; Risks associated with the use of commercial online services as an educational resource; Importance of establishing an acceptable use policy that...
- Grade incomplete. Willard, Nancy // Technology & Learning;Feb97, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p14
Focuses on the failure of the national convention NetDay 1996 to meet the schools' needs for technology in the United States. Argument that the convention has a negative impact on real investments in technology; Need for the commitment by corporate sponsors in a long-term basis.
- It's working. Morgridge, John P. // Technology & Learning;Feb97, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p15
Focuses on the initial success of the national convention NetDay 1996 in helping schools in the United States meet their needs for technology. Expertise and financial aids from companies and community members; Includes Cisco Systems support; Impact of the Internet on children's learning.
- The myth of free education on the Internet. Taylor, Jim // Technology & Learning;Apr97, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p42
Opinion. Comments on the fallacy of free education on the Internet in the United States. Why free education is a myth; Shortsighted perception among educators; Who provides for current educational content on the Internet; Price range to wire a school for full Internet access.
- Internet stats making news. Dyrli, Odvard Egil; Carter, Kim // Technology & Learning;Apr97, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p55
Provides information on studies relating to the Internet and education in the United States. Percentage of public schools with access to the Internet according to a survey by the National Center for Education Statistics; Area of school which is center of most of the Internet activity according...
- Knowing the net. Brooks, Susan // Technology & Learning;Mar98, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p54
Opinion. Focuses on the need for being familiar with the Internet. Reference to 12 articles which were included in the `Los Angeles Times' magazine about cyberspace and Internet use; Details on the Internet; Reference to the Communications Decency Act; Purpose of the act.