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1 CS 1604 Introduction to the Internet Jiten Maheswary

2 The original contents are by ND Barnette. Regenerated by Jiten Maheswary2 Introduction Online self-study, self-paced web based course No required in-class meeting All class materials are available on the web Internet related technologies and tools CS majors are NOT allowed to take this class

3 The original contents are by ND Barnette. Regenerated by Jiten Maheswary3 Textbook Course Textbook and CD-ROM In-line/On-line: Fundamentals of the Internet and World Wide Web, Raymond Greenlaw and Ellen Hepp, WCB/McGraw-Hill, ©1999. In-line/On-line: Fundamentals of the Internet and World Wide Web Not required, but recommended ….more references…

4 The original contents are by ND Barnette. Regenerated by Jiten Maheswary4 Grading 2.5%: pre-course survey (will be available by the end of the week) 2.5%: post-course survey 60%: 12 quizzes (5% for each quiz) 10%: project (homepage development) 25%: final exam

5 The original contents are by ND Barnette. Regenerated by Jiten Maheswary5 Crucial Info and Tools Class homepage – all class materials WebCT - online quiz Listserv – discussion WWW file box - homepage project Instructor’s address Office Hours T, Th - 1:50 to 3:50 pm, McB 625

6 The original contents are by ND Barnette. Regenerated by Jiten Maheswary6 Class Homepage Announcements Don’t miss the announcements Course Schedule Please follow the schedule to access the online notes and stay on track through the course All class materials

7 The original contents are by ND Barnette. Regenerated by Jiten Maheswary7 WebCT – Online Quizzes Linked from the class homepage Login id & password (PID & SSN) Please let me know if you can not log into the system ASAP Online WebCT Quiz system tutorial Each quiz is basically a 10 question multiple choice quiz Open-web-book-note, but closed-friend! Basically from on-line material but some are from readings and on-line web links

8 The original contents are by ND Barnette. Regenerated by Jiten Maheswary8 WebCT – Continued Study materials before taking a quiz A quiz can be started and worked upon any number of times, but can be submitted only once Make sure to check the score !!

9 The original contents are by ND Barnette. Regenerated by Jiten Maheswary9 Listserv (Mailing List) discussion A kind of group account Only for class related information exchange NO DISCUSSION on quizzes – VA TECH Honor code violation Message filtering

10 The original contents are by ND Barnette. Regenerated by Jiten Maheswary10 WWW File box Class homepage development project Storage for your homepage Must request the WWW File box using the class homepage links Request as soon as possible – it takes 3 days to over a week

11 The original contents are by ND Barnette. Regenerated by Jiten Maheswary11 Online Chat system Discussion online (System is still NOT active) Instructor may be logged on the system during the office hours – no need to come to the office during office hours Need a password to log in – the password will be announced through the listserv next week (after the system is on)

12 The original contents are by ND Barnette. Regenerated by Jiten Maheswary12 Other important guidelines Pre-course survey Need to start now (I will post a mess. on the listserv when it is available) 2.5 % for the final grade Browser setting May wish to turn “ON” the underlining option for the links (not to miss important links)

13 The original contents are by ND Barnette. Regenerated by Jiten Maheswary13 Mechanics Read the course schedule Keep track of the announcements on the class homepage and the listserv Study the related materials before quizzes are available online – have enough time ! Use listserv for questions and discussions (not for quiz-related questions) Take quizzes while they are available Check your score right after your submission

14 The original contents are by ND Barnette. Regenerated by Jiten Maheswary14 FAQ ‘I am sure I submitted the quiz but the WebCT doesn’t show my score’ ‘I swear I solved all questions but just forgot to press the “Submit” button’  Always check your score right after your submission ‘I forgot to take the quiz because of …….’  The quiz has been available for a long time. Almost every week, I do receive such a message, telling me “I forgot to take …”

15 The original contents are by ND Barnette. Regenerated by Jiten Maheswary15 Final Comment Many questions for the quizzes are directly from the course website Be sure not to miss any of the material. Most of questions that students miss are because they don’t keep enough time to solve/find answers Have plenty of time before submitting your quiz Demo – Class homepageClass homepage and…

16 The original contents are by ND Barnette. Regenerated by Jiten Maheswary16 Good Luck


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