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Get your students hands-on with the Internet with this activity-oriented book! By providing a quick overview of the Internet and other on-line resources, and numerous step-by-step learning activities and examples, this text gives your students the skills they need to successfully navigate the Internet.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780619059057
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 9/25/2001
  • Series: BASICS Series
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: SPIRAL
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.60 (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

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: Welcome to the Internet: The Tools of the Trade Lesson 1: Quick Browser and Operating System Know-How Lesson 2: Through the Looking Glass: A Browser Primer Lesson 3: Wwwhat? Understanding Net Addresses Lesson 4: Your Dream Browser Lesson 5: Bringing It Home: Downloading Files Unit 2: E-Communication: E-Mail, Etc. Lesson 6: Goodbye Snail-Mail: An Intro to Email Lesson 7: Instant Messaging: Real-Time Email Lesson 8: What's the News about Newsgroups Unit 3: Finding a Needle in the Global Haystack Lesson 9: "I Think I Can!" The Little Search Engine That Could Lesson 10: Virtual Library: Using Online Resources Unit 4: Exploring The Net For Fact And Fiction Lesson 11: Exploring Online Science and Math Lesson 12: Exploring Writing, Journalism, and History Lesson 13: Exploring Business, Ecommerce, and the Economy Online Lesson 14: Exploring Government Online Lesson 15: Exploring Jobs Online Unit 5: Sprechen Sie Internet: How the Internet Speaks and Sparkles Lesson 16: How The Web Works: Your First Web Page Lesson 17: How The Web Works: Advanced Web Page Design Lesson 18: Multimedia on the Net: Enhancing the User Experience Lesson 19: Movies, TV, Music: The Web's Got You Covered

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