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The American Educational Research Association (AERA) is forming an Electronic Networking Special Interest Group (ENETSIG). Contact [email protected] or FTP info from /outgoing/enetsig on [Daniel Blaine ([email protected]), [email protected], 5/23/93. net-happenings.]

There are many discussion lists, e-journals, and entire networks for teachers. J.H. Ellsworth ([email protected]) has collected an extensive list of resources concerning adult education and distance education. [email protected], for instance, is the Dead Teachers Society list for broad discussions of teaching and learning. [email protected] covers research funding. [net-happenings, 6/10/93.]

TechNet is UArizona's science and technology educational network. Message conferences include COMP_ED on computers in education -- software, hardware, and multimedia resources -- and GRANT_SC for grant discussions. (800) 456-2720 (at up to 14.4 kbps), or FidoNet 1:300/207. [Steve Baskauf (baskaus, 6/1/93. net-happenings.]

PMC-MOO is a new text-based virtual-reality environment sponsored by the electronic journal Postmodern Culture. It's based on the LambdaMOO freeware by Pavel Curtis. Just "telnet 7777" to join the discussion or to help design programs that simulate lessons in postmodern theory. Contact [email protected] for help. Curtis' customized Emacs client can be FTP'd as mud.el (plus PMC-MOO.doc) and the binary mud.elc in pub/docs/pmc/pmc-talk on [Diane Kovacs ([email protected]), Arachnet, 5/22/93.]

GLOSAS News is the internet/fax bulletin of the GLObal Systems Analysis and Simulation Association in the USA (GLOSAS/USA), covering global cooperative gaming and other applications of telecommunications in education. Materials concerning Global Peace Gaming often come from Simulation in the Service of Society (S3), a special section of the technical journal SIMULATION from the Society for Computer Simulation International (SCSI). GLOSAS also conducts Global Lecture Hall teleconferences to test novel modes of communication. Send a "sub glosas your name" message to [email protected]. [Anton Ljutic ([email protected]). net-happenings, 6/12/93.]

Telementoring sounds like a great idea. David Wighton ([email protected]) has put together a 14-page paper on the potential of telementoring in educational networks. FTP file telementoring from pub/research on [COSNDISC, 6/2/93. net-happenings.]