Beginning Internet Book

Syllabus for:

Introduction to the Internet

Class #1

.     Introductions

.     Overview of the Internet

.     Frequently used terms: WWW, browser, Netscape Communicator,          Microsoft Explorer, URL, Gopher, Usenet, email, search engines

.    Logging on and off using the PC's in lab

 

Class #2

.     Introduction to Netscape Communicator

.    The URL (Uniform Resource Locator)

.    World Wide Web  addresses: http://<address>, example:                http://www.yahoo.com

.    Another example: http://www.rose.cc.ok.us

.     Examining the features of the Netscape Communicator

 

Class #3

.    Email

                - Stand alone email (Juno)<

                - ISP provided email<

                - Web-based Email (Hotmail, Yahoo)

.    Opening a personal email account

.    Basics of email

 

Class #4

.    More email

                - Sending and opening email>

                - Replying to email

                - Forwarding email

                - Setting up folders<

                - Setting up a signature

                - Testing these new features

 

Class #5

.     Advanced email features

                - Attaching files to email<

                - POP mail & how to set up

                - Testing these new features

 

Class #6

.    Search Engines,Gopher, and Usenet

                - What is a search engine?

                - What is Gopher?  How do you use iit?

                - What is Usenet?  How do I use it??

                - Experiment with what you have learned<

 

Class #7

.    FTP, Telenet, and other less used features

                - FTP, what is it?  How do you use it?

                - Telenet, what is it?  How do you use it?

                - Experiment with what you have learned<

 

Class #8

.    Review and other loose ends

.     Questions

.    Where do I go from here?