Use and Misuse of Web Downloads: A Personal View
This essay addresses some issues related to the wide-spread access to Internet. First, the place taken by the web in the classroom is discussed with its both positive and negative effects on the performance of students. An example is taken from recent experience and conclusions drawn, suggesting an approach to teaching integrating fully web-based resources. A second aspect concerns the use of electronic newsletters as media for topical research. A survey of newsletters in astronomy is presented, with examples of their impact on research.
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