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Internet in the Schools: A Literacy Perspective

Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Volume 40, Number 1, ISSN 1081-3004


Describes the Internet and possible educational issues for its information retrieval and electronic communication functions, particularly applied to secondary content area instruction. Concludes that, while the potential benefits are considerable, its use is costly in terms of time, training, and money. Offers recommendations for classroom use and a list of educationally related Internet sites. (SR)


Mike, D.G. (1996). Internet in the Schools: A Literacy Perspective. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 40(1), 4-13. Retrieved April 3, 2020 from .

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