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A to Z [microform] : The Early Childhood Educator's Guide to the Internet. (Revised)
Bib ID 5629807
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Champaign, IL
 
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Description [Washington D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1998 
340 p. 
Summary

This guide explains features of the Internet and compiles Internet resources useful to those interested in the education and development of young children. Chapter 1 of the guide explains what is needed to connect to the Internet. The chapter then discusses the Internet's domain name system, electronic mail, mail/discussion lists, newsgroups, Internet etiquette, File Transfer Protocol, TELNET, Gopher, the World Wide Web, various Web browsers, Uniform Resource Locators, home pages, search engines, and Web page creation. The chapter concludes with suggestions for finding information on the Internet. Chapter 2 explains several common commands used on mail lists and presents fact sheets on 30 mail lists. Each fact sheet includes a description of the mail list and its name, sponsor, electronic mail address, type of software on which the list is based, contact person, and subscription instructions. Chapter 3 provides fact sheets on 178 Internet sites. Each fact sheet includes a description of the site and the site's name, sponsor, type of sponsor, Internet and mail address, and contact person. Chapter 4 provides information on how to locate and use ERIC system resources on the Internet, and chapter 5 contains a bibliography of ERIC documents and journal articles on "The Internet and Early Childhood Educators." The guide concludes with a glossary of Internet-related terms, an index, and appendices of materials from and about the ERIC system, the National Parent Information Network, and the ERIC Clearinghouse of Elementary and Early Childhood Education. (KB)

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Availability: Publications Office, ERIC/EECE, 51 Gerty Drive, Champaign, IL 61820-7469; Tel: 800-583-4135 (Toll Free); Tel: 217-333-1386; Fax: 217-333-3767; e-mail: ericeece@uiuc.edu (Catalog No. 214, $10 or $15 w/3-ring binder, plus $1.50 shipping).

Sponsoring Agency: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.

Contract Number: RR93002007.

ERIC Note: This revised edition supersedes the 1996 second edition; see ED 407 179. Compiled by the Staff of the ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education (ERIC/EECE) with an introduction by Dianne Rothenberg.

Practitioners.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Child Development.  |  Child Health.  |  Child Rearing.  |  Computer Uses in Education.  |  Early Childhood Education.  |  Educational Technology.  |  Electronic Mail.  |  File Transfer Protocol.  |  Information Sources.  |  Internet.  |  Listservs.  |  ERIC  |  ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary Early Child Edu Gopher Telnet Web Browsers
Form/genre Guides, Non-Classroom.  |  ERIC Publications.
Other authors/contributors ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education
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