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Jun 20, 2001

Campus Weblines Campus Weblines contains everything student newspaper staffs and advisers need to know as they start building online school newspapers. And may I say from personal experience, building school newspapers is a great way to prepare for your future career, whatever it may be. By Steven Knowlton and Karen Freeman, New York Times Learning Network, June, 2001. Submitted on Jun 20, 2001 [Refer]

Free Software Brings Online Learning Closer Developed by NZEdSoft, a subsidiary of Massey University in New Zealand, Audiograph helps instructors prepare multimedia lectures that can be stored on CD-ROMs or distributed over web servers.By David Cohen, The Guardian, June 18, 2001. Submitted on Jun 20, 2001 [Refer]

'Blended Learning' is the New Buzz Phrase It's also what a lot of online learning providers have been doing for some time: part classroom, part online, part CD-ROM, part whatever works! Gleaned from Eduprise. By John Lamb, Financial Times, June 6, 2001. Submitted on Jun 20, 2001 [Refer]

Within the Matrix: A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Investigation of Student Experiences in Web-based Computer Conferencing I like the presentation (a lot), I like the content - and having just spent an hour acquiring a phenomenological 'feel' for what it is like to be a student lost in a web experience, I appreciate what Paulette Robinson was trying to do with her online dissertation. Your experience may vary (which, of course, is the point). Submitted on Jun 20, 2001 [Refer]

Preventing Academic Dishonesty In the light of recent discussions of cheating in online courses, this guide, although focused toward classroom learning, provides a handy set of principles to prevent cheating in the first place. From Tools for Teaching, Davis, B.G., Jossey-Bass; San Francisco, 1993. Submitted on Jun 20, 2001 [Refer]

The Teachers' Guide to MediaChannel MediaChannel is a website offering media criticism, news and analysis. Today (June 20) marks the preview release of three new services for educators, anchored by the Teachers' Guide. MediaChannel has a global focus and pays particular attention to the developing world. I've found its regular mailings a valuable resource and suspect that many teachers will welcome their educational support. MediaChannel, June 20, 2001. Submitted on Jun 20, 2001 [Refer]

Why Media Literacy Matters Explains why the ability to understand, evaluate, access and use media is as fundamental as reading and writing. MediaChannel, June 20, 2001. Submitted on Jun 20, 2001 [Refer]

Media Literacy Teachers' Toolkit Searchable database presents Teaching Units, Lesson Plans, Activities, Handouts and other tools from teachers and experts around the world. MediaChannel, June 20, 2001. Submitted on Jun 20, 2001 [Refer]

Which Online Annual Internet Survey Survey of web users in Great Britain and probably fairly typical of second wave nations in general. 16 millions are online, about 27 percent of the population. This number is rising steadily, though about 30 percent say they will never go online. Britons are beginning to opt for non-metered access and would like to obtain high speed internet. They use the internet for communication, hobby-related and educational purposes. Which Online, June 18, 2001. Submitted on Jun 20, 2001 [Refer]

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