Aug 19, 2022
INET 1550 - Introduction to the Internet
Introduction to the Internet serves as a foundation and framework for learning how businesses and individuals make effective use of the Internet and Internet resources including newsgroups, lists, research, e-commerce, and FTP. The course will include on-line exploration and electronic communication.
Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of INET 1550 Introduction to the Internet, the student will:
- define and understand specific Internet and Web terminology.
- identify options to connect to the Internet.
- use proper network etiquette.
- demonstrate an awareness of legal, ethical and security issues associated with working and doing business on the Internet.
- participate in typical web activities such as lists, newsgroups, chat, e-mail, blogs, and online conferencing.
- effectively use, evaluate, and cite electronic information research resources and personalized information technology.
- implement security measures using the operating system and browser features; use antivirus procedures to protect computers and information.
- evaluate Web sites to determine the value and accuracy of information obtained download files, save files, and print files from the Internet.
- design, create, and launch a simple web page.
- explain the history and development of the Internet and the Web.
- discuss the major issues and concerns involved with electronic commerce from both the consumer and the business viewpoints.
Contact Hours: 2.25 lecture hours/week
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