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1998

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Education Teleresearch: A Means, Not An End, Judi Harris Nov 1998

Education Teleresearch: A Means, Not An End, Judi Harris

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Learning to gather information on the internet is a task in itself. But even students who already know how to find what they want may not always use it effectively. To address that need, this article identifies and discusses six purposes that can help guide teachers as they design activities that incorporate teleresearch.


Assistive Annotations: The Art Of Recommending Web Sites, Judi Harris Mar 1998

Assistive Annotations: The Art Of Recommending Web Sites, Judi Harris

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When we're not sure where to go for a good meal, a knowledgeable friend's suggestions can guide us toward a worthwhile dining experience. The same is true for information seekers on the World Wide Web. An experienced educator's web site recommendations can help learners satisfy their hunger for knowledge in rich and instructive ways. Yet even though someone's bookmarks might point us in potentially productive directions, they do not necessarily suggest of what we should partake once we arrive. Finding the "restaurant" is essential, but knowing a bit beforehand about a long and varied "menu" is ...


Form Follows Function: Designing Web Pages To Support Educational Projects, Judi Harris Jan 1998

Form Follows Function: Designing Web Pages To Support Educational Projects, Judi Harris

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This paper examines aspects of some World Wide Web-based educational telecomputing projects to illustrate 10 different project Web page functions. These include: (1) giving a project overview or introduction to the goals and operational structure for the project; (2) announcing curriculum-based projects, inviting participation, and providing links to relevant networked resources; (3) providing instructions to telecollaborators on how to participate in the project; (4) serving as virtual places for participants to exchange information; (5) creating an open-ended form of multimedia communication; (6) providing project-related resources; (7) presenting chronologies of past and ongoing project work; (8) providing viewing space to showcase ...