Age Range: KS3 KS4
Students explore the breadth of information, services and multimedia available on the WWW, developing critical appreciation skills and employing different methods to access and use information in a learning context. Written in 2001, some of the details are now out of date. However, the principles remain sound and some of the practices promoted are still not as widely-used as they should be. The subject-based lessons are particularly useful in developing the confidence of those of your colleagues who have so far been reluctant to embrace the new technology.
Topics include: What is the Internet?; What is the World Wide Web?; Using the Web to enhance learning; Writing web pages; email; Internet etiquette; Freeware and shareware; Directories and search engines; Comparing news services; Archives; Internet commerce and advertising; Graphics; Using the Internet across the curriculum; Moral and ethical issues.
The pack includes 45 web-based homeworks which can be set, completed and
marked online using our Yacapaca
assessment platform. List of
homeworks (requires free Yacapaca membership).