Guide to the Internet in Educational Psychology

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Brown & Benchmark Publishers, 1997 - Computers - 71 pages
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This guide to the Internet in Educational Psychology is designed to prepare future educators to be literate users of the Nation's rapidly expanding Information Superhighway, the Internet. Exploring the Internet as part of their educational psychology courses can help students substantially to become proficient users of it and of the World Wide Wb, a graphics-oriented part of the Internet that provides links to text, images, sound, and video. Learning about these resources early and using them throughout their pofessional preparation opens endless, challenging learning and teaching opportunities for future educators and for the K-12 students whose knowledge and whose views of knowledge they will shape.

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Using Electronic Mail
Using Gopher Search and Retrieval
Examples of Valuable Resources on the Web

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Joan S. Bissell, Ed.D., is currently Director of the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program and Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of California, Irvine. She received her Ed.D. in Human Development from Harvard University where she was on the faculty from 1972 to 1975. An expert in the Internet and World Wide Web applications in education, she has developed a number of award-winning Web pages for educators. She received campus Distinguished Teaching Award, Excellence in Teaching Award, and Outstanding Professor Award in 1997, 1998, and 1999 respectively. Her special interests are technology in education, out-of-school learning, and Internet tools for educational reform.

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