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Internet Foundations

Course NumberCST 106
Lab Hours0
Lecture Hours15
Course DescriptionDevelops skills to access and use the Internet emphasizing easy information retrieval. Introduces essential Internet areas such as E-Mail and the use of Graphical Web Browsers. Credit may be earned in only one of the following: CST 106, CPS 160, CIS 160 or CIS 161. (15-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate understanding of the features of an electronic mail system via Internet
  1. Compose and send e-mail
  2. Open, read, and delete receive e-mail
  3. Manage an e-mail account including archiving messages and the use of folders
  4. Create and manage entries in an e-mail address book
  5. Subscribe to and utilize a listserv and define the use and value of a listserv

Demonstrate understanding and use of a graphical Web browser.
  1. Define what a URL is and the various URL domains
  2. Access a specific web page from a URL
  3. Navigate various Web pages through links
  4. Perform efficient searches of the World Wide Web for specific information using a variety of search tools.

Apply essential Unix to support basic Internet usage.
  1. Log on to a personal Internet account
  2. Use a basic Unix text editor
  3. Create signature and ?plan? files
  4. Create and delete Unix directories
  5. Move and rename Unix files

Demonstrate an understanding of Internet-related ethics and security.
  1. Define issues with personal and information security
  2. Describe Internet etiquette
  3. Define various ethical issues related to the emerging Internet

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