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At last, the long-awaited syllabus from our Internet course.  Notes may=20
be difficult to decipher, as they were made as our own reminders.  Also,=20
forgive any errors as we were revising this rather hastily to get it out=20
to you!  Please feel free to use or adapt as you want, and/or contact=20
either of us if you have any questions.  Sailor is Maryland's state=20
telecommunications network (developed by the Maryland library community),=
a site on the World Wide Web (http://sailor.lib.md.us), and will probably=
only be useful to Marylanders as part of the instruction.  Good luck with=
your training.

Marge Shaffer and Jayne Moore, Talbot County (Maryland) Public Schools
August 1, 1996


Notes for us: =20
=09Get Board of Ed to provide 2" binders
=09Provide refreshments, Day 1
=09Develop application; attach letter requesting U of MD e-mail
=09 =09=09(request by ____ date); have participants know to bring
=09=09=09e-mail packet to workshop (check school for packet)
=09Send preliminary information to participants (prerequisite
=09=09=09assessments; e-mail information; full syllabus;=20
Day 1
=09=09=09handouts; note to bring packets to class - will provide
=09=09=09them with binders; clarify need for e-mail=20
=09Develop evaluation forms
=09Join ListServ to demo
=09Posters of definitions to display on wall (do daily with that
=09=09=09day's vocabulary
=09=09=09- give full list of definitions last day
=09Chart paper - sign up time slots/topics for presentations
=09Norms on chart paper (on time; breaks; being a student;
=09=09=09evaluations, etc.)
=09Get brochures - =D2Child Safety on the Internet=D3
=09=09=09     =09        "Making the Net Work for You"
=09Duplicate handouts
=09Put cartoons relating to daily topics on transparencies
=09=09=09(Use as daily kickoff)


Introduction and Assessment=09=09=09=0915 minutes
=09physical needs - restrooms, food
=09introductions - web icebreaker with yarn
=09Real Internet Questionnaire
=09level of expertise/experience?
=09connections at home?
=09e-mail availability
=09participant expectations
=09=09begin, end on time
=09=09become a student
=09=09have fun
=09=09give feedback
=09=09follow directions

Objectives/Course expectations=09=09=09=0915 minutes
=09discuss presentation summative=20
=09   (include choosing topics)
=09daily evaluations
=09give packets

Overview of the Internet =09=09=09=09=0915 minutes
=09making the physical connections - use pictures
=09=09phone line
=09text v. graphical=09=09

Overview of Sailor=09=09=09=09=09=0915 minutes
=09history; definition; connectivity
=09  (get information on local providers)=09  =20

Demonstration of Sailor=09=09=09=09=0945 minutes

15 minutes

Guided Practice (Sailor)=09=09=09=09=0930 minutes

Independent Practice (Sailor)=09=09=09=0945 minutes

Report on Independent Practice=09=09=09=0915 minutes=09

Wrap-up=09=09=09=09=09=09=09=0930 minutes
=09Summation of Day 1; For Day 2
=09Reminder: read info in packets
=09Give Day 2 handouts
=09Bring e-mail packets/sample magazines marked with URLs
=09Faces exercise


Review Evaluations/Present Daily Objectives=09=0925 minutes
=09Comments, questions
=09Discuss presentations (summative)
=09=09(note: give presentation packets
=09=09=09    use white paper)

Introduction to e-mail=09=09=09=09=09=0930 minutes

Activation/Practice with e-mail=09=09=09=0940 minutes=09
=09Put e-mail address on chart=09=09

Introduce ListServs=09=09=09=09=09=0915 minutes

15 minutes

Introduce/Demonstrate the World Wide Web=09=0930 minutes
=09via URL=D5s
=09=D2Interpreting=D3 URL=D5s=09
=09Sources for URL=D5s - magazine assignment
=09Search Engines v. URL=D5s
Guided Practice using URL=D5s=09=09=09=09=0930 minutes
Independent Practice using URL=D5s=09=09=09=0940 minutes

Wrap-up=09=09=09=09=09=09=09=0915 minutes
=09Summation of Day 2; For Day 3
=09Give Day 3 handouts
=09Discusss presentation topics
=09"Knots" poem
=09Faces exercise=09


Review Evaluations/Present Daily Objectives=09=0910 minutes
=09Check e-mail
Review Paths from Sailor=09=09=09=09=0910 minutes

Demonstrate Sailor via =D2Search Sailor=D3=09=09=0910 minutes

Search Engines

=09Overview =09=09=09=09=09=09=09
15  minutes

=09Boolean operators, truncation, etc.=09=0920  minutes

25  minutes

15  minutes
Search Engines Continued
25 minutes
=09Alta Vista=09=09=09=09=09=09=09
25  minutes
=09MetaCrawler=09=09=09=09=09=0925  minutes
=09Independent Practice=09=09=09=09=0945  minutes

Wrap-up=09=09=09=09=09=09=09=0915 minutes
=09Comments, questions, concerns
=09Check on e-mail packets
=09Discuss projects (sign up slot/topic on chart)
=09Summation of Day 3; For Day 4
=09Distribute Day 4 handouts
=09Faces exercise

Review Evaluations/Present Daily Objectives=09=0915 minutes
=09Check e-mail
=09Comments, questions, concerns

Introduce ERIC=09=09=09=09=09=09=0930 minutes

Discuss Student Use of the Internet=09=09=0920 minutes=09=09=09
=09Classroom Applications
=09Acceptable Use/safety
=09Bibliographic format

Develop Lesson Plan (include break)=09=09=09155 minutes

Wrap-up=09=09=09=09=09=09=09=0920 minutes
=09Demo favorite sites
=09Summation of Day 4; For Day 5
=09Discuss Presentations
=09Faces exercise
Day 5

Check e-mail=09=09=09=09=09=09=09=09
15 minutes

Presentations =09=09=09=09=09=09=09120 minutes

20 minutes

Presentations (continued)=09=09=09=09=0960 minutes

Wrap-up=09=09=09=09=09=09=09=0925 minutes
=09Final thoughts and comments
=09Delete bookmarks
=09"You know you are hooked when..."
=09Faces exercise
=09Action plan
=09Written final evaluation
=09E-mail comments to county workshop coordinator
=09   & Maryland State Library Chief

Training Syllabus developed by:
Jayne Moore - jmoore@umd5.umd.edu
Marge Shaffer - mshaffer@umd5.umd.edu
Talbot County Public Schools, Maryland, USA

Jayne Moore=09=09=09jmoore@umd5.umd.edu
St. Michaels High School=09tel (410) 745-2852
200 Seymour Avenue=09=09fax (410) 745-3532
St. Michaels MD  21663

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