Searching and Researching The Internet

Calendar and Site Map

Topic/Week Web pages  To Do:  Suggested timeline:
 

Course Description

Glossary of Internet Terms

   
Week 1 

Topic 1:
History of the Internet

Warm up
Reading
Resources
Assignment
  • task 1-Become familiar with the course information
  • task 2-Read Topic 1 material
  • task 3-Complete and post the Icebreaker in the Forum

 

Monday-Wednesday

Week 1

Topic 2:
Online Resources

Warm up
Reading
Resources
Assignment
  • task 1-Read Topic 2 material
  • task 2-Complete the assignment, and post it in the Forum
  • task 3-Read and respond to at least one other posting

 

Thursday-Friday

Week 2

Topic 3:
Technology Literacy and Research Tools

Warm up
Reading
Resources
Assignment
  • task 1-Read the material and assess your Technology Literacy
  • task 2-Complete the reading with the material on Essential Questions
  • task 3-Complete the assignment



Monday-Wednesday
Week 2

Topic 4:
Searching and Evaluating Web Resources

Warm up
Reading
Resources
Assignment
  • task 1- Visit the sites contained in the Topic 4 Readings
  • task 2-Complete Assignment 1
  • task 3-Complete Assignment 2



Thursday-Friday
Week 3

Topic 5:
Information Literacy and Support for Educators

Warm up
Reading
Resources
Assignment

  • task 1-Read the Topics and identify Information Literacy Standards
  • task 2-Visit and join Tapped In or a Listserv
  • task 3-Complete the assignments. 
 


Monday-Wednesday

Week 3

Topic 6:
Beginning Your Project

Warm up
Reading
Resources
Assignment
  • task 1-Read through the Topic material
  • task 2-Reflect on the usefulness of each format described
  • task 3-Post your project choice in the Forum

 

Thursday-Friday


Week 4

Topic 7:
Internet Use in the Classroom

Warm up
Reading
Resources
Assignment
  • task 1-Read the Topic material and look at the research surrounding Technology Integration
  • task 2-Become familiar with 

  • Acceptable Use Policies
  • task 3-Complete the assignment

 

Monday-Wednesday


Week 4

Topic 8:
Ethics and Copyright Issues

Warm up
Reading
Resources
Assignment
  • task 1-Read the Topic material
  • task 2-Explore the Copyright sites
  • task 3-Complete the assignment in the Forum

 

Thursday-Friday

Week 5

Topic 9:
Project Completion

Warm up
Reading
Resources
Assignment
  • task 1-Review project posting information in Topic 9 Reading
  • task 2-Complete your project, following guidelines for posting in Assignments

 

 Submit project when complete.