Netlearning: Why Teachers Use The Internet


Serim, F., & Koch, M. (1996). NetLearning: Why Teachers Use the Internet (1996) O’Reilly & Associates and Songline Studios


This book addresses the educational benefits of connecting to the Internet and shows how various educators use Internet features to support their curriculum goals. It is divided into three parts. Part 1, “Inspiration and Innovation,” provides an introduction and presents inspirational stories of educational networking projects. Part 2, “From Theory to Practice,” discusses connectivity issues; how to get online and use the tools; and benefits for teachers and students. Part 3, “Broadening your Vision,” focuses on planning for the future and shows how educators are working with their local communities both on- and off-line. Throughout the book, descriptions of specific teachers’ experiences are provided. Appendices include the names and e-mail addresses of the “Internet pioneers” discussed as well as World Wide Web resources and a glossary.

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