Harnessing Internet Resources for the Student Researcher.

What the Internet entails and that it is an instructional resource, not a subject in itself, are two main concepts to understand before attempting to integrate the Net into a school’s curriculum. New users sometimes have difficulty fathoming the expanse of the Internet’s holdings. The school library may have one or two resources on a given topic. By contrast, the Internet may produce such a flood of information that the re-searcher is overwhelmed. And, if the researcher chooses to venture into the morass of data, the problem then becomes one of evaluating its quality and authenticity.



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