Historically, one of the strengths of computer networks has been their ability to bring people together. Educators have long recognized this and have used computer networks for education in various contexts. The Web creates new opportunities for information spaces and communication for a wide range of activities. In this chapter, we explore examples of how the Web can be used for education, including specific applications that rouse minds to the excitement of learning, and the webs educators have created to reflect their activities, projects, and resources. Finally, we explore how scholarship and research can be supported on the Web and Net through online applications and organizations that foster online communication and the exchange of information.
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