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Copyright © 2008 Roger Webster, Ph.D. EDW647 Internet For Educators Conclusion Roger W. Webster, Ph.D. Department of Computer Science Millersville University.

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1 Copyright © 2008 Roger Webster, Ph.D. EDW647 Internet For Educators Conclusion Roger W. Webster, Ph.D. Department of Computer Science Millersville University (717) office Home Page: EDW647 Info:

2 Copyright © 2008 Roger Webster, Ph.D. Connecting to the Internet (1) Dial-up Modem over telephone lines Cheap $20-$30 per month Very, very slow Can get kicked off (punted) Ties up the phone line!!!!!!! (2) DSL – Digital Subscriber Line Uses the other 2 wires from the phone lines Costs about $39 per month total cost Very fast (10 times dial-up) Only available w/in some distance to exchange Can use your phone and connect to internet!!! (3) Cable Modem Very, Very fast (20 times dial-up) costs vary $50 to $75 per month (may come down) Speed is a function of how may households Can use your phone and connect to internet!

3 Copyright © 2008 Roger Webster, Ph.D. Connecting to the Internet 2007 Timings for MU, cable modem,DSL, dial up

4 Copyright © 2008 Roger Webster, Ph.D. EDW647 Internet For Educators

5 Copyright © 2008 Roger Webster, Ph.D. EDW647 Internet For Educators Syllabus II. Course Objectives: The participant who successfully completes the course will: Understand what the Internet is and what information is available. Be able to navigate and find world wide web information. Be able to use Internet tools that assist in searching for information. Be able to transfer information from the Internet to their personal computer. Be able to access and download educational materials, such as lesson plans and software, through the Internet. Be able to send and receive electronic mail around the world to teachers and others. Be able to connect to remote computers around the world through the Internet. Be able to use the Internet effectively. Enrollment Limits: The course will be limited to students, due to current available laboratory space.

6 Copyright © 2008 Roger Webster, Ph.D. IV. Course Outline 1.What is the Internet? Computer Networks Brief History of the Internet What information is available on the Internet? 2.Graphical and Hypertext Access to the Internet The World Wide Web Client-Server Model (http protocol) WWW or URL addresses Using the Internet Explorer Browser Configuring your browser (personal preference settings). Adding, editing, organizing Bookmarks or Favorites. Saving Bookmarks/ Favorites out to a file. Cache memory area. History feature How Search engines work. How to use the search engines effectively. EDW647 Internet For Educators Syllabus

7 Copyright © 2008 Roger Webster, Ph.D. EDW647 Internet For Educators Syllabus 1.Electronic Mail How Works Header, Message, Signature Messages Send Read Reply Forward Edit Address Books Contact lists 2.Electronic Discussions Social Networking FaceBook Setting up an account Using Facebook Social Networking Groups

8 Copyright © 2008 Roger Webster, Ph.D. EDW647 Internet For Educators Syllabus 1.File Transfer Protocol (FTP) FTP software and commands How to Use FTP to get software. Uploading and downloading files. File formats (*.exe, *.zip, *.hqx, *.doc, *.html, *.bin) Text files vs Binary files Finding FTP Sites 2.Building and Designing a Simple blog or WWW Web Page. Creating a simple blog or WWW home page. HTML (HyperText Markup Language). Graphics - jpg. gif, tiff, others. 3.How to Access the Internet. Commercial Internet Providers Use of Modems and other connections. DSL vs Cable Modems vs dial up connections.

9 Copyright © 2008 Roger Webster, Ph.D. EDW647 Internet for Educators Thanks to all. Have a great summer!! If you have any questions please feel free to me any time: Roger Webster, Ph.D.


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