Ann Gordon
Moab, Utah

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Gordon Computer, LLC


Intro to Internet & Web Page Design -- BCIS 1300

Course Description

This course covers various browsers, E-mail, File Transfer Protocol (FTP), search engines, Internet service providers, and the World Wide Web (WWW). Students secure an E-mail account and gain hands-on experience with all facets of the Internet, including sending and receiving attachments. Students also practice connecting to the intranet available in the computer lab.

Students learn how to create Web pages using a simple text editor and basic HTML tags. Students manipulate text and graphics to create attractive, readable pages. This exercise includes creating a Web site with interconnected pages and uploading the pages and graphics to the Internet.

Credit: 2 semester hours   |   Prerequisite: Previous computer experience

Learning Objectives

After taking this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the development of the Internet
  2. Use Netscape Communicator or Internet Explorer to access specific Web sites
  3. Create and organize browser bookmarks
  4. Sign up and use a "free" e-mail account
  5. Discuss the importance of Internet etiquette (Netiquette)
  6. Define ISP and explain some of the differences in competing commercial ISPs
  7. Define common Internet terminology
  8. Describe the difference between connecting to the Internet at work, school and home
  9. Send and receive document and graphic attachments through E-mail
  10. Use the Internet to assist with other college courses
  11. Perform Internet searches and filter for specific information
  12. Take steps to protect personal privacy while "surfing" the Internet
  13. Access and explain Internet copyright regulations
  14. Discern the difference between good Web site design and poor or ineffectual designs
  15. Create a personal Web site using basic HTML tags, graphics, and Notepad
  16. Add .gif and .jpg graphics to Web pages
  17. Post Web pages on the Internet by joining an Internet community
  18. Send someone the URL to the new Web site
  19. Edit Web pages and repost them
  20. Follow oral and written instructions

Outcomes Assessment

Students must demonstrate skills and knowledge by performing Internet searches and reporting on their findings, sending E-mail attachments, and demonstrating a workable knowledge of how to build Web pages using HTML tags. Students are expected to build and post their own Web site. Students will also be expected to pass the class exams, which are based on material presented in class. When students can perform Internet and Web page assignments on their own within a given time frame, and report on their experiences, they will have learned the concepts.

Student Test

Click to open an Internet & HTML test (in PDF format).

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