Community Network Applications Web Tour
A Web Tour of community education, health care,
Ebusiness and Electronic Democracy applications
"How to Get and Use the Tools"
Community Networking primer
A good first article on the practical function and applications of community networks.
A Free Web Tools Web Tour
Free tools for collaboration, Ebusiness, and authoring instructional materials
Community Network Funding Sources and Grantwriting Tips
The Good Neighbor's Guide to Community Networking
Contains 11 Chapters on Ecommerce, youth-based community development, model sites and URLs,
plus a bibliography listing the best community networking guides and resources.
Building Learning Communities through
Community Technology Centers
An introduction to the self-empowerment opportunities
the Internet offers anyone with Internet access.
The Ten Internet Collaborative Tools
Published in ISTE's Leading and Learning with Technology Magazine Dec/Jan 1999
Lone Eagles Learn to "Teach From Any Beach "Culture Club: A Cultural and Community Survival Concept Paper
Learning to teach online; anyone, anywhere, anytime. Published Nov. 1999
http://lone-eagles.com/articles/cultureclub.htm A Youth-Based Community and Cultural
Survival Strategy. For a one-day workshop version see http://lone-eagles.com/youth.htm
Center for Digital Storytelling
Important models and resources for telling your community's story online. GREAT!
Master Listing of Rural
Additional Readings from Lone Eagle Consulting's
archive of Community Networking Articles and Templates
can be found at http://lone-eagles.com/articles/articles.htm
General Community Networking Resources
Community Network Briefing Book from
Community Networking Clearinghouse
Borrow the best ideas and resources from hundreds of other
community networks and related organizations. Build on the best!
University of Michigan Community Connector Resource
Excellent collected resources from the School of Information!
U.S. Dept. of Commerce Technology Opportunities Program (TOPS)
Association for Community Networking
A new organization created by many of the original pioneers.
Community Networking Models
700+ local businesses and organizations have web sites posted.
Includes text-based conferencing in a web-accessible format.
La Plaza Telecommunity
A rural tri-cultural community network which was the first to use a graphical interface. Innovations include wireless, a community wellness database, an artisians Ecommerce project, and much more. An exceptional model!
Metropolitan Austin Information Network (MAIN)
A successful large urban community network.
E-business Start-Up Training Resources Web Tour
Information condenses to knowledge, which condenses to wisdom,
and value is created in an information economy.
Home Office Association of America
Two Magazines on Ebusiness: Business 2.0 http://www.business2.com and
Fast Company http://www.fastcompany.com
Adult and Youth Entrepreneurship Training Resources
The Kauffman Foundation has a billion dollar endowment for funding youth
and entrepreneurship programs. See also http://www.entreworld.org
From Washington DC, the most electronically wired, educated, wealthy, and politically charged community in the world; here are sophisticated resources for learning how to grow an online business.
Telecommuting Jobs Listing and How-To-Telecommute Handbook
Interesting focus for a home business; to teach others telecommuting skills.
Mining Company Telecommuting Resources
The above resources were taken from
Hotlist of Student Entrepreneurial Resources:
Wonderful listing of dozens of important resources for student entrepreneurship, home-based businesses, community service, and more!
Community Participatory Decision-Making,
and Electronic Democracy: http://lone-eagles.com/democracy.htm
Citizenship is the American Ideal. There may be an army of actualities
opposed to that ideal, but there is no ideal opposed to that ideal.
Institute for the Study of Civic Values--Help strengthen America's commitment
to our historic civic ideals. Many resources for citizens to build a true, informed,
Neighborhoods Online: National
A key component of LibertyNet; helping neighborhood activists and organizations gain information and resources of use in solving community problems; online resource center.
A clearinghouse for cause-related web collaborative activities.
Select the Virtual Activist training course! http://www.netaction.org/training/
WebActive.com: Activist Group Directory
Here's a great searchable directory of "communities of interest;" citizens with a mission!
Votelink-the voice of the 'Net
Free on-line voting and discussions; See Teen Voting and discussions!
Civicnet: Civic Dialog and Citizen Participation Resources
Resources from The Center for Civic Networking and The Innovation Groups.
An Electronic Civil Liberties Library
From the Electronic Frontier Foundation: Select Netculture and Online community, and Cyberanthropology.
Minnesota E-Democracy Initiative
An exceptionally vigorous state initiative. Good source of links to similarly minded folks.
Home, School and Community Collaboration Models
Cyberfair Project from the Global Schoolhouse
An Intl. competition for K12 students to create local web community content.
More School and Community Collaborative Services http://lone-eagles.com/curric.htm
Collaborative Learning Community,
and Mentoring Models and Resources
Health Care Links
Web Authoring and Web Conferencing Resources
Select "Web Conferencing" and click on David Woolley's Web conferencing site!
Includes a guide to selecting web conferencing software. http://thinkofit.com/webconf/
A searchable directory of discussion forums on the web. Resources on community collaboration.
Lone Eagle's Listing of Mentoring Projects
From the National Library of Medicine comes a superb health resource!
Online medical consultation and much more;
an important model for a whole new array of medical services
Dr. Koop MegaMedical Resources
This the type of megasite we can expect to see more of;
pointers to hundreds of quality resources!
Mayo Clinic Health Oasis
From the famous Mayo Clinic.
CNN's Health Site
Current topical health information and links to other resources
More Health links at http://lone-eagles.com/webtours.htm
Thirty thousand people commit suicide every year in the US.
It is the third greatest cause of death among young people.
Learn what you can do to give people the social and emotional
support they obviously need.
Survivors of Suicide
For those who lost a loved one to suicide.
American Foundation for Prevention of Suicide
Federal Government Resources and Contacts
U.S. Dept. of Commerce Technology Opportunities Program (TOPS)
www.ntia.doc.gov/top Hundreds of case studies on grantees over the past five years.
Thomas Jefferson Government Resources
Direct from the Library of Congress, here are extensive
resources on current congressional activity; Bills, congressional
records, advisory board reports, congressional Internet sites, and
even email addresses and mailing label files for serious community activists.
Providing a comprehensive central access point for locating and acquiring government information.
Your first click for government resources.
The White House
Take the White House Tour!!
Guide to online mentoring and federal computer recycling program
Self-Directed Learning Resources:
Learner's Internet Guide
An instructional brokerage resource with emphasis on pointing to the best online tutorials,
and educational resources, on the Internet for self-directed learning. This guide will soon
be updated on contract with the AT&T Learning Network and the ERIC/CRESS
Clearinghouse for widespread distribution..
This guide is supported by free access to two college credit online classes:
1. Making the
Best Use of Internet Resources for K-12 Instruction
A hands-on course on how to broker the best resources for your classroom.
Review the work of past students at http://lone-eagles.com/teachercreated.htm
K12 Internet Instruction
A hands-on course on how to easily create Internet hotlists, web-tours,
lessonplans, project-based learning activities (Webquest, Cyberfair,
Thinkquest) and complete online courses using online web tools.
American/Alaskan/Hawaiian K-12 Web Innovations
http://lone-eagles.com/usaid.htm A 1999 report for the U.S. Agency for Intl. Development
K-12 Innovations Web Tour
Links to village web sites, web tutorials on building dog sleds,
web-marketing of village crafts and collaborative projects
Education 'Spanish Language' K-12 Web Resources
Eagle's Listing of Mentoring Projects
Master Listing of Native
American Empowerment Resources