I don't know what to make of this. What does it mean to say that on the web, popularity counts? On the web, do scholarly standards erode . . . or morph into something different?
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Date: Fri, 21 Feb 1997 11:43:23 -0400
From: Shawn Alexander <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Show your support for Education on the Net
Yahoo! Canada,(http://www.yahoo.ca) the Canada's largest web site catalogue, has chosen the Prince Edward Island, Department of Education's LESTER site as a Pick of the Week! There are 6 sites chosen as Pick of the Week for competition for the Readers Choice Award. Whichever site gets the most votes wins the award.
For those of you who have not yet voted for Lester on the Yahoo! Canada site, today is your last day. Voting will be concluded at 4:00pm EST. You can go directly to the voting section of the Yahoo! Canada site and set your vote now by using this address, (http://www.yahoo.ca/picks/vote.html)
For those who are unfamiliar with Lester (Links for Educators and Students To Educational Resources) or en francais (Liens Educatifs Selectionnees qui Touchent eleves Et pedagogues en quete de Ressources) , it is an educational resource oriented toward PEI educators and students. Lester categorizes sites on the internet to make them both easier to find and to help Island educators add their own content.
Help Support Education and Educators!
For those of you who have already voted for any of the sites at Yahoo! for the Reader's Choice Award, we wish to thank you for your time and effort. SA
Web Site Admin, Department of Education
Province of Prince Edward Island Canada
Voice 902 368 4715
Fax 902 368 4622