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View Resource Instructional Management System (IMS) Project Specifications

Educom's Instructional Management Systems Project (discussed in the April 3, 1998 Scout Report) has released these specifications "for how learning materials will flow over the Internet, and for how organizations and individual learners will manage the learning process." The goal of the specifications is to create a "set of open standards for Internet-based education." The specifications...

http://www.imsglobal.org/
View Resource IMS Meta-data Specification - Version 1

Instructional Management Systems (IMS) recently released Meta-data Specification - Version 1 to the public. A collaborative effort between members of the IMS community worldwide and various organizations, the Specification is comprised of three documents, each in HTML or .pdf format. The first, IMS Learning Resource Meta-data Information Model, "describes the names, definitions, organization, and...

http://www.imsglobal.org/metadata/index.html
View Resource Internet Access in U.S. Public Schools and Classrooms: 1994-1999

This "statistics in brief" report posted last week by the National Center for Education Statistics "provides information collected in the Fall of 1999 about the extent of Internet access in U.S. public schools and classrooms." In readable prose with clear graphics, the report documents the strides made in the last five years in providing students with Internet access and reducing the ratios of...

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2000/2000086.pdf
View Resource Internet Access in U.S. Public Schools and Classrooms: 1994-2000

Released by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) on May 9, 2001, this brief report presents data on Internet access in U.S. public schools from 1994 to 2000 by school characteristics. Topics covered include the progress of public schools in connecting to the Internet, the ratio of students to instructional computers, the ways public schools are connected to the Internet, and, for...

https://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2001071
View Resource Impact of the Internet on Learning & Teaching

Created by Dr. Hossein Arsham, The Wright Distinguished Research Professor in Management Science and Statistics at the University of Baltimore, this site reveals insights gained by Arsham and colleagues from their experiences teaching in the first accredited all on-line MBA program at the University of Baltimore. "The site covers how to begin, how to operate, and how to make e-learning successful...

http://home.ubalt.edu/ntsbarsh/interactive.htm
View Resource MarcoPolo: Internet Content for the Classroom

MarcoPolo: Internet Content for the Classroom is a nonprofit consortium of education organizations and the MCI Foundation "dedicated to providing the highest quality Internet content and professional development to teachers and students throughout the United States." The website began as a collection of standards-based, discipline-specific websites for K-12 teachers and now offers lesson plans,...

http://www.marcopolosearch.org