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NCRVE
      CYBERSPACE                                           Issue No. 25
                 UPDATE                        Events of June-July 1998
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National Center for Research in Vocational Education
University of California at Berkeley


In this issue:

o Keep up with the NCRVE website
o New items appear on the NCRVE website
o VOCNET and DISSMN8
o How to connect to NCRVE electronic services

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KEEP UP WITH THE NCRVE WEBSITE

Would you like to get a short email message whenever new publications 
and features become available on the National Center for Research in 
Vocational Education Website?

If so, send an email message to ncrve-www-announce@ncrve.berkeley.edu, 
and put the word SUBSCRIBE in the subject line of the message.  About 
465 people were on the list at the end of July.


NEW ITEMS APPEAR ON THE NCRVE WEBSITE

Five items were added to the Web in the last two months:

  o Executive Summaries for A Profile and Analysis of Students in Vocational 
    Training: Literacy Skills, Demographics and Socioeconomic Characteristics 
    (MDS-809; http://ncrve.berkeley.edu/Summaries/809sum.html) and New 
    Designs for the Two-Year Institution of Higher Education (MDS-1109; 
    http://ncrve.berkeley.edu/Summaries/1109sum.html)

  o CenterWork Volume 9, Number 1 (Spring, 1998); 
    http://ncrve.berkeley.edu/CW91/

  o "NET Gain" on Workplace Literacy (from AVA's Techniques magazine, 
    May 1998); http://ncrve.berkeley.edu/NETGain/NETGain19.html

  o The 1998 Agenda and Personnel Directory for the National Center for 
    Research in Vocational Education (MDS-1223, June 1998); 
    http://ncrve.berkeley.edu/MDS-1223/


VOCNET AND DISSMN8

VOCNET, NCRVE's listserv discussion list for all voc ed topics, currently 
has about 1,511 subscribers, down 10% from 1 June 1998. Approximately 230 
items were posted in June-July. 

DISSMN8, NCRVE's listserv discussion list for educational dissemination-
related topics, now boasts 178 subscribers, up 3% from 1 June 1998.  


HOW TO CONNECT TO NCRVE ELECTRONIC SERVICES

World Wide Web--Point your WWW browser to http://ncrve.berkeley.edu/

VOCNET--To subscribe, send a one-line email message to 
   LISTSERV@CMSA.BERKELEY.EDU that says:

     subscribe vocnet yourfirstname yourlastname

   For example, Carl Perkins would send the message

     subscribe vocnet Carl Perkins

   Once you have subscribed, you may post items to VOCNET by sending 
   email to vocnet@cmsa.berkeley.edu; your message will be 
   distributed by email to all subscribers.  VOCNET also exists as 
   the Netnews newsgroup bit.listserv.vocnet, and is archived by
   AskERIC on the Web: 
     http://ericir.syr.edu/Virtual/Listserv_Archives/vocnet.html
     
DISSMN8--To subscribe, send a one-line email message to 
   LISTSERV@CMSA.BERKELEY.EDU that says:

     subscribe dissmn8 yourfirstname yourlastname

   For example, Carl Perkins would send the message

     subscribe dissmn8 Carl Perkins

   Once you have subscribed, you may post items to DISSMN8 by sending 
   email to dissmn8@cmsa.berkeley.edu; your message will be 
   distributed by email to all subscribers.

NCRVE-WWW-ANNOUNCE--To subscribe, send an email message to NCRVE-WWW-
   ANNOUNCE@NCRVE.BERKELEY.EDU that contains the word SUBSCRIBE in 
   the subject line.
   
AskNCRVE--To get an answer to questions about any vocational
   education-related topic, send email to AskNCRVE@ncrve.berkeley.edu

CYBERSPACE UPDATE--For a copy of the most recent CyberSpace Update, which
   summarizes the items added to the NCRVE website during the preceding 
   two months, send a blank email message to CyberSpace@ncrve.berkeley.edu.  
   Current and back issues of CyberSpace Update (covering events since 
   April 1998) are available on the web at 
   http://ncrve.berkeley.edu/CyberSpace/.

For more information on NCRVE's electronic services, contact David 
Carlson at NCRVE by email (dcarlson@uclink.berkeley.edu) or by phone 
(800-(old phone deleted)).


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