NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog 
    Mar 26, 2023  
NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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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.

Credits: 1.5

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of INET 1550 Introduction to the Internet, the student will:

  1. Define and understand specific Internet and Web terminology.
  2. Identify options to connect to the Internet.
  3. Use proper network etiquette.
  4. Demonstrate an awareness of legal, ethical and security issues associated with working and doing business on the Internet.
  5. Participate in typical web activities such as lists, newsgroups, chat, e-mail, blogs, and online conferencing.
  6. Effectively use, evaluate, and cite electronic information research resources and personalized information technology.
  7. Implement security measures using the operating system and browser features; use antivirus procedures to protect computers and information.
  8. Evaluate Web sites to determine the value and accuracy of information obtained download files, save files, and print files from the Internet.
  9. Design, create, and launch a simple web page.
  10. Explain the history and development of the Internet and the Web.
  11. Discuss the major issues and concerns involved with electronic commerce from both the consumer and the business viewpoints.

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