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2 Surrey Public Library Electronic Classrooms Email Essentials

3 Web-Based Email 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 emails.

4 Email Address  An address that someone has to type in the “To” field so that mail can be sent to you.  The part of your email address after the @ symbol is either a company’s or your ISP’s name.

5 Username  Username is the part to the left of the @ sign.  It identifies the name of this unique user to whom the address belongs to.

6 E-mail Password  The password is used for an email 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.

7 Inbox  The folder for keeping delivered emails.

8 Composing a Message  Send e-mail by: entering the recipient’s email 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.

9 Replying to a Message  To send an email back to the person who originally sent it, with a new message added.

10 Forwarding a Message  To pass an email that you have received on to another person.

11 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.

12 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.

13 Email Attachment  A computer file sent with an email.  Can be any kinds of files like pictures, text documents, music etc.  Most email programs use a paperclip icon to indicate that there is a file attached to a message.

14 Email Address Book  Just as you use an address book to keep a list of names and phone numbers, you can keep a list of email addresses that you often use.  The address book button allow you make new entries into the address book.

15 Mail Delivery Unsuccessful  You mistyped the email 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.

16 What is Spam?  Spam is the email 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.

17 Classifications of Spam  Unsolicited Commercial Emails (UCE).  Unsolicited Bulk Emails (UBE).  Chain Letters.  Emails that do not have valid addresses in the reply to line.

18 Identifying a Spam Message  In the email 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!

19 Learning Activities  Activity 1 – Sending Emails  Activity 2 – Receiving Emails  Activity 3 – Replying Emails  Activity 4 – Forwarding Emails  Activity 5 – Deleting Emails  Activity 6 – Creating Contacts on the Address Book.  Activity 7 – Reading / Sending an Attachment  Activity 8 – Spam Protection

20 Conclusion Thank You

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