----Internet Impact Module----

This Module will look at the history of the Internet, how the Internet works, and its effects on special education, distance education, and scholarship in the Humanities...

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ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY: This module has relied on information from the following websites, feel free to look them up yourself to get further information on these topics.

Blackhurst, A.E., and Edyburn, D.L. (2000). “A brief history of special education technology.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from Special Education Technology Practice, 2(1). 21-36. http://www.setp.net/pdf/SEThistory.pdf
-  This site was found using the Google search engine, with “History of technology and education” typed in the search bar.
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   A look at technology and how it has affected special education through the development of assistive technology.

Bruno, B. (1999). “Issues in education: Five trends in American education.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from SNET Internet: Issues in Education Archives, 04/09/99. http://www.snet.net/features/issues/articles/1999/04090101.shtml
-  This site was found using the Webcrawler.com search engine, with “Internet trends and education” typed into the search bar.
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   A brief look at five major factors that will greatly influence the direction that our public education system takes in years to come.

Carneiro, R. (1998). “THE NEW FRONTIERS OF EDUCATION.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from Fitini.NET: The Intelligent Humans i-Portal. http://www.fitini.net/robertocarneiro/rc1.html
-  This site was found using the Ask.com search engine, with “Humanities education future” typed into the search bar.
-  A broad look at the evolution of educational practices and how they shape our history and mould our future.

Carvin, A. (n.d.). “Trends in education reform.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from The EdWeb Project. http://www.edwebproject.org/edref.html
-  This site was found using the Google search engine, with “History of technology and education” typed in the search bar.
-  An information module that makes some very intriguing links between the development of instructional technology and the education reform movement of the late 20th century.

Choo, C.W. (1996). “Chapter 7: The internet and online databases: Scanning on the information highway.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from Information Management for the Intelligent Organization: The Art of Scanning the Environment. (Information Today/Learned Information for the American Society for Information Science). http://choo.fis.utoronto.ca/fis/imio/IMIO7.html
-  This site was found using the AltaVista search engine, with “How the Internet operates” typed in the search bar.
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   A good site that explains how the Internet applies to organizational theory, and the business world, offering some further insights.

Denton, T.M., Savage, J., and Frieden, R. (1999). “Module 1, chapter 2: The internet illustrated.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from International Charging Arrangements for Internet Services. http://www.tmdenton.com/pub/internet_illustrated.pdf
-  This site was found using the AltaVista search engine, with “How the Internet operates” typed in the search bar.
-  The best explanation of how the Internet works that I have ever read.  I finally understand just how complex it really is.

Dingle, J., Napp, L., Gooch, W., and Kelly, A. (1997). “Today's fad or tomorrow's future?” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from University of North Carolina Horizon Site. http://horizon.unc.edu/projects/issues/papers/Dingle.asp
-  This site was found using the HotBot search engine, with “the Internet and education today” typed in the search bar.
-  A very good site on distance education, where it has been and where it is going.

Hamza, M.K., and Alhalabi, B. (1999). “Technology and education: Between chaos and order.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from First Monday Peer-Reviewed Journal, 4(3). http://firstmonday.org/issues/issue4_3/hamza/
-  This site was found using the excite.com search engine, with “the history of technology in education” typed in the search bar.
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   An academic examination of the issues behind technology use in education.

Howe, W. (2005). “A brief history of the internet: An anecdotal history of the people and communities that brought about the internet and the web.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from Walt Howe’s Internet Learning Centre. http://www.walthowe.com/navnet/history.html
-  This site was found using the Google search engine, with “History of the Internet” typed in the search bar.
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   A straightforward, easy-to-read account of the development of the Internet.  Includes some “side” discussions as well, reads very much like a textbook.

Howell, S.L., Williams, P.B., and Lindsay, N.K. (2003). “Thirty-two trends affecting distance education: An informed foundation for strategic planning.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 6(3). http://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/fall63/howell63.html
-  This site was found using the Webcrawler.com search engine, with “Internet trends and education” typed into the search bar.
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   A very thorough look at a multitude of wide-ranging trends that have developed in recent years in the public education system, and how distance education can be adapted to fit future educational needs.

Laursen, J.V. (1996). “The internet: Past, present and future - internet & WWW history.” American Studies in Scandinavia, 28(2). 101-112. Retrieved April 10, 2006 from http://www.vissing.dk/inthist.html
-  This site was found using the Webcrawler.com search engine, with “trends of the Internet” typed in the search bar.
-  Ends up focusing almost entirely on Internet history, that is what this source was used for.

Leiner, B.M., Cerf, V.G., Kahn, R.E., Kleinrock, L., Roberts, L.G., et al. (2003). “All about the internet: A brief history of the internet, version 3.32.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from The Internet Socierty (ISOC): All About the Internet Society. http://www.isoc.org/internet/history/brief.shtml
-  This site was found using the Google search engine, with “History of the Internet” typed in the search bar.
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   A first-hand account of the creation of the Internet from the very men who first conceived and implemented it.  Very thorough and detailed.

McCarty, W. (2002). “Humanities computing.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from The Alliance of Digital Humanities Website. http://www.digitalhumanities.org/en//Essays/WillardMcCartyHumanitiesComputing
-  This site was found using the Sympactico/MSN.ca search engine, with “The Internet’s role with the Humanities” written in the search bar.  The essay was then retrieved from the “Digital Humanities” website: http://www.digitalhumanities.org/
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A very good introduction to the world of Humanities Computing.  This is relevant because it is my graduate program.

Mills, H.P. (1997). “The internet and the future of education.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from The Walker Percy Project: An Internet Literary Center hosted by the Ibiblio Network of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. http://www.ibiblio.org/wpercy/education.future.html
-  This site was found using the Yahoo! search engine, with “the Internet and education in the future” typed in the search bar.
-  A brief, but informative piece on how technological trends will shape education.  Quite dated as it was written nearly 10 years ago now.

Nasseh, B. (1997). “A brief history of distance education.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from SeniorNet with permission from Adult Education in the News. http://www.seniornet.org/edu/art/history.html
-  This site was found using the excite.com search engine, with “the history of technology in education” typed in the search bar.
-  An academic examination into the history of distance education and how technology has played an important role in it.

Pohlhaus, K. (2003). “The future of information in education: A summary of three articles.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from Kelly Pohlhaus' Online Research Portfolio. http://tiger.towson.edu/~kpohlh1/future.htm
-  This site was found using the Ask.com search engine, with “the future of education” typed in the search bar.
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   A piece from a research portfolio from a student at Towson University.

Riel, M. (1996) “The internet and the humanities: The human side of networking.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from The Future of Networking Technologies for Learning. http://www.ed.gov/Technology/Futures/riel.html
-  This site was found using the Sympactico/MSN.ca search engine, with “The Internet’s role with the Humanities” written in the search bar.
-  Riel examines the potential for utilizing the Internet’s communication potential to establish “cyber-mentoring” with people in the community.

Rojem, K. (2002). “The impact of the internet on education.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from The University of British Columbia School of Library, Archival and Information Studies. http://www.slais.ubc.ca/courses/libr500/01-02-wt2/www/K_Rojem/index.htm
-  This site was found using the Yahoo! search engine, with “the Internet and education in the future” typed in the search bar.
-  An information module done by a UBC student for a technology in education course.  Provides some excellent details.

Schank, R.C. (2000). “FUTUREPERSPECTIVE - A vision of education for the 21st century.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from Technology Horizons in k-12 Education Journal, January 2000. http://www.thejournal.com/articles/14552
-  This site was found using the Ask.com search engine, with “the future of education” typed in the search bar.
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   A look at how technology is changing teachers, teaching, and schools in today’s world and how it will shape our future.

Swett, C. (1995). “STRATEGIC ASSESSMENT: THE INTERNET.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from http://www.copi.com/articles/intelrpt/swett.html
-  This site was found using the Webcrawler.com search engine, using “trends of the Internet” typed into the search bar.
-  A very long and extensive paper from a U.S. defense department analyst on a litany of potential effects the Internet will have in warfare, in society, and in a democratic system.

Wilson, B.G. (2001). “Trends and futures of education: Implications for distance education.” Retrieved April 10, 2006 from http://carbon.cudenver.edu/~bwilson/TrendsAndFutures.html
-  This site was found using the lycos.com search engine with “trends in education” typed in the search bar.
-  Looks at recent trends from the impact of technology in education through the scope of its impact on distance education in particular.

 

Other important online resources that I found, but did not incorporate any specific element of them into my actual research:

-  These resources were all found using the MetaCrawler search engine using either “Humanities education and the Internet” or “education and technology” in the search bars.

-  All provide links to a wealth of resources for educators to help them do their jobs much more effectively.