Internet Activities: Adventures on the Superhighway / Edition 1

Internet Activities: Adventures on the Superhighway / Edition 1

by Gary L. Ashton, Karl Barksdale, Michael Rutter, Earl Jay Stephens
     
 

Welcome yourself to the Internet—the largest computer network in the world—with this activity-oriented, hands-on text-workbook. Learning activities give you all the skills you need to navigate the Internet. Internet Activities is divided into three sections. This book will give you the skills you need to experience the superhighway and expand your

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Overview

Welcome yourself to the Internet—the largest computer network in the world—with this activity-oriented, hands-on text-workbook. Learning activities give you all the skills you need to navigate the Internet. Internet Activities is divided into three sections. This book will give you the skills you need to experience the superhighway and expand your knowledge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780538651479
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/25/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Karl Barksdale is currently an instructor at the Utah County Academy of Sciences and is a former instructor at Farrer Middle school in Provo, UT. He has recently been a consultant for Google. Formerly a Development Manager for the Training and Certification team at WordPerfect Corporation, he obtained a master's degree in curriculum from the University of Utah and applied his degree as the Secondary Curriculum Coordinator for Provo School District. Later he returned to education as a Business Education instructor. Since that time he has authored more than 50 business and computer education textbooks for South-Western Educational Publishing, Course Technology, Speaking Solutions, and other publishers.

Christa McAuliffe Fellow, Brigham Young University

Table of Contents

PREFACE. SECTOR 1- WELCOME TO THE NET... CYBER VIEWS OF CYBERSPACE: 1 Networks, Hosts, Clients, and Names. 2 On-Line Resources, Tools, and Connections. 3 The Net: Past, Present, and Future. SECTOR 2- GOING ON-LINE... APPLYING THE TOOLS OF THE INTERNET: 4 Browser Activities. 5 Gopher Activities. 6 FTP and Telnet Activities. 7 E-Mail Activities. 8 Newsgroup Activities. 9 Commercial On-Line Services. SECTOR 3- ON-LINE ACTIVITIES... INSTRUCTIONAL ADVENTURES IN CYBERSPACE: *Archaeology *Art *Astronomy *Business *Careers *Economics *Education *Entertainment *European Studies- Geography *General Resources *Geography- Geophysics *Government and Civics *History *Journalism *Language Arts *Latin American Studies- Geography *Law *Marketing *Mathematics *Meteorology *Music *Photography *Science *Sports *Technology and Computers *Travel and Tourism. GLOSSARY. LIST OF URLs/LOCATIONS. INDEX. FREE ON-LINE HOURS.

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