Virtual School Meanderings

August 28, 2016

EBSCO Alerts

ebscoFirst, the alert for virtual school – not quite on topic and might be relevant to readers.

1. TI- A Virtual Ticket to Ride.
AU- Bowker, Michael
JN- T H E Journal
PD- May2010, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p13-14
PG- 2p
DT- 20100501
PT- Article
AB- The article discusses use of virtual field trips in education. The author discusses how elementary school teacher Traci Blazosky constructs virtual field trips with web-based technologies including Google Earth, Discovery Education Streaming, and the social networking service Glogster EDU. A virtual field trip to study frogs in South America, North America, Asia, Africa and Australia using Internet technology is described. The use of video conferencing to observe diving in Key Largo, Florida and real-time open heart surgery is commented on.
DE- VIRTUAL reality in education
DE- VIRTUAL field trips
DE- WEB-based instruction
DE- INTERACTIVE multimedia
DE- VIDEOCONFERENCING
DE- HIGH technology & education
CO- GOOGLE Inc. Ticker: GOOG
CO- DISCOVERY Education Inc.
IC- 561499 All Other Business Support Services
PE- BLAZOSKY, Traci
FT- 1391
IS- 0192592X
AN- 50504172

Next, I did receive the alert for cyber school, and there were no relevant items in that one either.

Finally, I did not receive the alert for K-12 online learning.

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