Appendices


Appendix A: FIRN PPP setup parameters

These are the basic conŪguration settings needed to connect to FIRN via PPP. SpeciŪc examples can be found in this booklet and at
http://www.Ūrn.edu/connectivity/remote/firn-set.html
Telephone number:
Your local FIRN high-speed number
IP Address: 0.0.0.0 or 1.1.1.1
Subnet Mask: Not needed
Domain Name: firn.edu
Domain Name Server: 150.176.12.50 (primary)
128.227.128.24 (secondary)
Baud Rate (bps): 115,200 bps for 56 modem
57,600 bps for 28.8 modem
Parameters: 8 data bits; No parity; 1 stop bit
Flowcontrol: Hardware
COM Port: Hardware communications port where modem is attached. For Windows, the external modem is generally COM1 and the internal modem is generally COM2.
Connect Timeout: 60 seconds


Appendix B: FCIT Resources

Additional resources from the Florida Center for Instructional Technology

Print Materials

An Educator’s Guide to School Networks. Also available on the Web at:
http://fcit.usf.edu/network/

The Internet: Ideas, Activities, and Resources. Also available on the Web at:
http://fcit.usf.edu/internet/
A Teacher’s Guide to Distance Learning. Also available on the Web at:
http://fcit.usf.edu/distance/
Language of the Internet. Also available on the Web at:
http://fcit.usf.edu/language/
Searching the Web. Also available on the Web at:
http://fcit.usf.edu/search/

Web-based Materials

Exploring Florida: Social Studies Resources for Students and Teachers
http://fcit.usf.edu/florida/
A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust
http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/
FCAT Reading 4: A Staff Development Tool
http://fcit.usf.edu/FCAT/
FCAT Reading 8: A Staff Development Tool
http://fcit.usf.edu/FCAT8R/
FCAT Reading 10: A Staff Development Tool
http://fcit.usf.edu/FCAT10R/
FCAT Math 5: A Staff Development Tool
http://fcit.usf.edu/FCAT5M/

Other materials are available at http://fcit.usf.edu/. To obtain printed copies, call the Florida Center for Instructional Technology at 813-974-1640, or send an email message to FCIT@tempest.coedu.usf.edu


Appendix C: Credits

Appreciation is expressed to the following for their contributions.

Written by Dr. Ann E. Barron
1997 modiŪcations by Carol A. Seifreit
2000 modifications by Daphany Prewitt
2002 modifications by Dr. Jane Adamson

Illustrations:
Janice Holt, Analysis & Technology
Dr. Roy Winkelman, University of South Florida
Ryan Srofe, Beau Blake, University of South Florida

Review of technical content:
Babs Ryan, Florida Information Resource Network
Veronica Sarjeant, Florida Information Resource Network

Some of the graphics in this booklet were extracted from the book, New Technologies for Education: A Beginner’s Guide, by Ann E. Barron and Gary W. Orwig and are reprinted with permission from Libraries Unlimited, P.O. Box 6633, Englewood, CO 80155.


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