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AbstractTraining preservice education students on the Internet requires the course to be morestructured than would be required to teach the same course without an electronic component(Gillette, 1996). Education students have consistently expressed the need to see technology usedby their university instructors if they are to use these tools effectively in their own teaching (Larson& Clift, 1996). Due to both a lack of suitable instruments and the importance of being able to assessweb-course effectiveness, the authors developed the Web-Based Survey of InstructionalEffectiveness (WebSIE) to meet this need. Forty-one students enrolled in a web-based course weregiven the WeBSIE prior to and after the completion of the course. Pretest to posttest comparisonsshowed students improved in their self-reported web-based skills and attitudes in the use of theinternet, integration of the internet into instruction, general computer use/attitude and using acomputer for communication. Future studies need to replicate these findings and investigate theeffects of the integration of technology into more and varied teacher training courses.