Intro to Internet & Web Page Design -- BCIS 1300
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
After taking this course, students will be able to:
- Explain the development of the Internet
- Use Netscape Communicator or Internet Explorer to access specific Web sites
- Create and organize browser bookmarks
- Sign up and use a "free" e-mail account
- Discuss the importance of Internet etiquette (Netiquette)
- Define ISP and explain some of the differences in competing commercial ISPs
- Define common Internet terminology
- Describe the difference between connecting to the Internet at work,
school and home
- Send and receive document and graphic attachments through E-mail
- Use the Internet
to assist with other college courses
- Perform Internet searches and filter for specific information
- Take steps to protect personal privacy while
"surfing" the Internet
- Access and explain Internet copyright regulations
- Discern the difference between good Web site design and
poor or ineffectual designs
- Create a personal Web site using basic HTML tags, graphics, and Notepad
- Add .gif and .jpg graphics to Web pages
- Post Web pages on the Internet by joining an Internet community
- Send someone the URL to the new Web site
- Edit Web pages and repost them
- Follow oral and written instructions
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.
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