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Appropriate for use either on an individual computer or in a lab setting, this brief, practical guide takes a step-by-step approach to learning to navigate the Internet and use it as a powerful resource for teaching and learning. Chapter topics cover understanding URLs, navigating the net, starting up search engines, using bookmarks, evaluating Internet information, avoiding Internet pitfalls, downloading and using images, downloading programs and plug-ins, Internet troubleshooting, integrating the Internet into teaching, and creating your own web site. For teachers and users of computers and Internet technology.
Table of Contents
Preface. 1. Understanding URLs. 2. Navigating the Net. 3. Starting Up Search Engines. 4. Using Bookmarks. 5. Evaluating Internet Information. 6. Avoiding Internet Pitfalls. 7. Downloading and Using Images. 8. Downloading Programs and Plug-Ins. 9. Internet Troubleshooting. 10. Integrating the Internet into Teaching. 11. Creating Your Own Web Site. Appendix: Answers to Exercise Questions.