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Surrey Public Library Electronic Classrooms Essentials
Web-Based Account Simply visit a website using any computer, enter your login and password, and you will be able to read, compose and send messages. Have to be connected to the Internet for the time when you are composing s.
Address An address that someone has to type in the “To” field so that mail can be sent to you. The part of your address after symbol is either a company’s or your ISP’s name.
Username Username is the part to the left of sign. It identifies the name of this unique user to whom the address belongs to.
Password The password is used for an service that requires a login. Never choose an easy- to-guess password. Choose a difficult password, but not so difficult that you cannot remember it.
Inbox The folder for keeping delivered s.
Composing a Message Send by: entering the recipient’s address in the “To” field, type the message in the large text box and click the “Send” button. The subject line helps distinguish between the different messages.
Replying to a Message To send an back to the person who originally sent it, with a new message added.
Forwarding a Message To pass an that you have received on to another person.
Deleting a Message Message that you do not want to keep in the inbox. The message is moved to the deleted items folder, e.g. Trash.
Trash Folder When you delete a message in the “Inbox”, you are actually moving it to the “Trash” folder. To permanently delete a message, you empty the “Trash” folder.
Attachment A computer file sent with an . Can be any kinds of files like pictures, text documents, music etc. Most programs use a paperclip icon to indicate that there is a file attached to a message.
Address Book Just as you use an address book to keep a list of names and phone numbers, you can keep a list of addresses that you often use. The address book button allow you make new entries into the address book.
Mail Delivery Unsuccessful You mistyped the address. You have attached an enormous file to the message. One of the computers between you and the intended recipient across the Internet was not working properly. No explanation for the failure.
What is Spam? Spam is the equivalent of junk mail or nuisance phone calls. It can be defined as all unsolicited electronic mail sent out in bulk to individuals or organizations that have not consented to receive it.
Classifications of Spam Unsolicited Commercial s (UCE). Unsolicited Bulk s (UBE). Chain Letters. s that do not have valid addresses in the reply to line.
Identifying a Spam Message In the subject line. Watch out for strange symbols like $ or # or promises of free money, investment opportunities, etc. Pretend to know you well, e.g. Hi there!
Learning Activities Activity 1 – Sending s Activity 2 – Receiving s Activity 3 – Replying s Activity 4 – Forwarding s Activity 5 – Deleting s Activity 6 – Creating Contacts on the Address Book. Activity 7 – Reading / Sending an Attachment Activity 8 – Spam Protection