ACRL/CNI Internet Education Project
Asynchronous (Anytime/Anywhere) Learning Networks, a discussion of AL techniques and outcomes.
Bodzin's Home Page.
Al's web page serves as a resource for K-12
educators - especially science educators. He is currently a recipient of a
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship in Instructional
Technology for Science Education at North Carolina State University.
- The Alphabet
Superhighway. This website, sponsored by the U.S. Department of
Education, assists students in creating, locating, and communicating information
through on-line activities. The Alphabet Superhighway is a resource for teachers
to find materials and ideas for teaching almost any part of the elementary or
- Berit's Best Sites
for Children. Berit is Cochran Interactive's Online Librarian. Each site
has been carefully selected, reviewed and given a rating out of 5.
- CEO Forum.
The CEO Forum on Education and Technology issues annual reports on the nation's progress
on integrating technology into education.
CRISTAL-Ed - Coalition on Reinventing Information Science, Technology
and Library Education, is a collaborative project of the School of
Information at the University of Michigan with the support of the W.K.
Kellogg Foundation HRISM initiative. This site offers discussion groups
and resources on immerging issues about integrating technology in higher
Connect. Classroom Connect is a publisher of a
range of products that help K-12 educators make the most of the Internet
in their classrooms. Connecting with other "wired" educators is now as
simple as pointing and clicking with your mouse. Classroom Connect's
Teacher Contact Database puts you in touch with more than 2,500 K-12
staffers from around the world to complete keypal exchanges, hands-on
projects, and more.
- Cristal-Ed. To garner a wide range of opinions, exchange ideas,
and learn from others involved in comparable
activities, the School of Information began a
moderated electronic mail discussion group. This
new CRISTAL-ED discussion focused on the vision of
the new information and library studies (ILS)
education, and then moved to targeting planning,
prototyping, and implementing a new core curricula
for such education. The Crital-Ed site documents workshops, discussion
groups, and other resouces dealing with these issues.
Deliberaions is an online magazine that has been designed to function
as a resource
for Educational Developers, Librarians and Academic Staff, with material
arranged by Discipline and by Educational Issue, and as a forum for
readers to discuss and develop ideas, and identify
resources that will aid their
Educational Effectiveness, a forum for teachers who have been grappling with
the reality of technology in the classroom.
- Distance Learning.
Distance learning, or distance education, has become a "hot item" with
of the internet and the web, but distance learning, by most definitions,
around a long, long time. Although there has been much debate on exactly
the definition of distance learning is, most definitions include the
aspect of separation between learner and teacher in space and/or time.
resource offers an overview of distance learning and offers links to
many distance learning sites.
Teaching and Technology.
The goal of HT&T 1996 (sponsored by The Education Alliance at Brown, and
Brown's Scholarly Technology Group) is to bring together a
small group of teachers doing exemplary work at integrating WWW-based
and other technologies into
their teaching and curricula, along with several researchers interested
in the evaluation and assessment
of technology in the classroom, and representatives of state and local
education agencies, for sets of
presentations and focused discussions concerning possibilities and
techniques of, as well as lessons
learned from, teaching with technology
Computing and Technology Journal. The journal's focus is on
computer-mediated communication, and the
pedagogical issues surrounding the use of computers and technology in
of Resources for Historians. This Index is maintained by the Department
of History of the University of Kansas. It consists of a single large file
(approximately 185 Kb) offering over 1700 connections arranged alphabetically
by subject and name.
Internet Schoolhouse. Diann Boehm's site is designed to help teachers
utilize the vast power of the Internet in an educational setting and to give a
feel for how lesson plans can be used in conjunction with the World Wide Web.
Intranets: Readings and Resources. Find out why
intranets are "hot" and how they can be used in
organizations to share information and ideas.
- Judi Harris'
projects on integrating the Internet into the Curriculum
Kairos. A journal
for teachers of writing in Webbed environments.
- Last Writes?
Re-assessing the Law Review in the Age of Cyberspace. This
paper argues that Internet
technology may (and should) facilitate a move away from the print-derived
"journal" model of academic communication toward a more
decentralized "self-publishing" model relying on centralized
archiving and "post-hoc" peer review.
Learning Resources. The
Luton, England-based site's purpose is to offer good learning facilities,
with digital electronic technology increasingly working in partnership
with traditional print-based resources.
Learning Resources and
Technology. is a Division of the Program Branch
Nova Scotia Department of Education and Culture. The site contains a
Technology Demonstration Centre, Classroom Education Media Library,
Software Evaluation Reports, Curriculum Related Links & Strategies,
LRT-Update List Service, and Technology Recycling Program.
Lesson Plans and
Resources for Social Studies Teachers
Marty Levine, a professor of Education at California State University at
Northridge, has compiled a page of pointers to many lesson plans and
resources for social studies teachers. It is a resource that points
to lesson plans and teaching strategies for social studies, current
events sites, relevant Usenet newsgroups, and other government, history,
and Latino related sites. The heart of the site is the lesson plan
pointers page, with connections to hundreds of lesson plans in all areas
and K-12 grade groupings.
- The National Center
for Technology planning.
Download the "Guidebook for Developing an Effective Instructional
2.0 -- Adobe Acrobat file (232K) -- The Guidebook was
unveiled at NECC (National Educational Computing Conference) during the
workshop, "Technology Planning: Hands-On and Heads Up," conducted by
Dr. Larry Anderson.
- Ontario's Network for
Learing. "NODE" invites college and university faculty who are
exploring the potential of computer conferencing in teaching, but have
little or no experience with conferencing, and faculty who are interested in
distance education and in new methods for on-campus teaching and
learniing, to participate in "Teaching and Learning through Computer
Conferencing", an open conference moderated by Mary-Anne
Andrusyszyn (RN, MScN, EdD).
- The On-line
Books Page . Look here for an index of
thousands of on-line books, and for common repositories of on-line books
and other documents.
College Classroom .
The purpose of the OCC Web Page is to serve as an annotated directory
pointing to homepages with information on online courses being taught in
colleges in the U.S. and around the world.
University Teaching Centers. This page was constructed and is maintained by
the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Kansas. The sites listed
here focus on teaching and faculty development at the college/university level.
Some sites focus exclusively on teaching while others are multifunctional.
- PedagoNet. Learning
Material and Resource Center
- Plan Ahead. Planning for Higher
Education and new technological needs.
- SOFWeb's Improving
student learning through learning technologies Page. SOFWeb is an Internet service
created by the Directorate of School Education in Victoria, Australia in October 1995 as
part of Classrooms of the Future. It uses the World Wide Web to provide a directory of
schools-related information and activities accessible through the Internet.
- Institute for the Transfer of
Technology to Education. ITTE is a program of the National School Boards
Association. ITTE works actively with school districts across North America that
are exploring creative ways to teach and learn with technology.
- The Sloan Center for
Asynchronous Learning Environments (SCALE). SCALE was established in March
1995 with a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. SCALE faculty are participating
in a three-year project of restructuring undergraduate courses to integrate various
techniques associated with asynchronous learning networks (ALN). The goals of this
project are to create efficiencies in the educational process (cost, time, faculty
productivity), to increase student retention, and to decrease time-to-degree.
- Technology & Learning Online.
Technology & Learning Online, is maintained by Technology & Learning magazine, the leading
publication for technology-using educators. T&L Online welcomes parents and anyone else
interested in technology-based products and activities that help young people learn.
- TECHNOS Magazine
- The TeleLeraning
TeleLearning is the use of multimedia learning
environments based on powerful desktop computers linked by the
information highway. The principal goal is to develop telelearning as an
environment that will provide students with access to learning
experiences not available or achievable in conventional classrooms. To
achieve this goal, the Network will bring together computer-supported
environments, artificial intelligence, high-performance networks,
multimedia, and collaborative tools to form coherent systems.
- Using HTML for online
editing. The purpose of this demo is to show how Netscape Frames can be used to
link student errors to a prepared set of grammar queries and instructor
Bank Seminar on Educational Technology (October 1996). This TechNet online Think
Tank discussion conference focused on the role technology plays in providing solutions to
critical issues of education. Review the conference archives to sample the ideas and issues
that were discussed.
- World Wide Web
Courseware Developers Listserv Home Page. The World Wide Web Courseware
Developers Home Page contains information of interest to persons developing courseware
that is to be delivered in part or totally over the WWW