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This technology-based product is designed to teach the user how to use the Internet as a research tool for gathering information. It offers a hands on project-based approach to using the Internet to accomplish realistic tasks such as searching for jobs, planning vacations and business travel, retrieving investment and financial information, marketing a business and designing Web pages. The projects are designed to be used in a variety of settings with tasks focused on real-life applications that will increase the user's knowledge of the Internet and enhance employability.
Project 1 Career Decisions and Job Search 1-1. Research Career Possibilities 1-2. Research Qualifications and Positions Available 1-3. Locate Electronic Resume (E-Resume) Guidelines 1-4. Post Electronic Resumes 1-5. Find Temorary Employment Project 2 The Insurance Office 2-1. Prepare Location Maps 2-2. Obtain Telephone Numbers 2-3. Determine Postal Rates for Packages 2-4. Find ZIP Codes + 4 2-5. Locate Insurance Information 2-6. Prepare Highway Map Project 3 The Education Office 3-1. Find Professional Certification Requirements 3-2. Find College Admissions Testing Requirements 3-3. Obtain Information on Government Financial Aid for Students 3-4. Obtain Specific Information from Colleges and Universities 3-5. Locate Scholarship Information Project 4 The Medical Office 4-1. Locate Medical Information on Anthrax 4-2. Locate Adult Immunization Schedule 4-3. Locate Corporate Headquarters for Health Insurance Provider 4-4. Locate Prescription Drug Information 4-5. Locate Physicians Project 5 The Accounting Office 5-1. Locate Department of Labor Regulations 5-2. Locate Employment Data 5-3. Locate Federal Regulations 5-4. Determine Proper Mailing Address for Tax Filing 5-5. Gather State Income Tax Information 5-6. Find CPA Exam and Test Date Information Project 6 The Legal Office 6-1. Locate Expert Witnesses 6-2. Locate the Names of Elected Officials 6-3. Locate U.S. Court of Appeals Districts 6-4. Obtain Information on Federal Agencies 6-5. Locate Citizenship Information 6-6. Research Minimum Wage Laws Project 7 The Radio Station 7-1. Locate the Weather Forecast 7-2. Locate Current Movie Reviews 7-3. Locate Events Happening on This Day in History 7-4. Find Birthdays for Today's Date 7-5. Find Horoscope for Today's Birthday Project 8 Financial Investment Office 8-1. Obtain Stock Symbols 8-2. Obtain Stock Names 8-3. Obtain Stock Prices 8-4. Obtain Price/Earnings (P/E) Ratio 8-5. Obtain Mutual Fund Prices 8-6. Obtain Stock Price Trends Project 9 The Human Resources Office 9-1. Locate OSHA Reporting Standards 9-2. Locate Employment Data 9-3. Locate Social Security Retirement Guidelines 9-4. Determine Allowances on W-4 Forms 9-5. Determine FICA Withholdings Project 10 The Fleet Department Office 10-1. Determine Dates 10-2. Determine the Current Value of Present Fleet 10-3. Locate Replacement Vehicles (with same features) 10-4. Find Cost of Purchasing Vehicles After Trade-In 10-5. Calculate Total Payments and Interest on New Cars Project 11 The Travel Office 11-1. Locate Airline Schedules and Fares 11-2. Locate Hotel Accommodations 11-3. Obtain Business Travel Expenses 11-4. Compare Car Rentals 11-5. Locate Businesses 11-6. Locate Restaurants Project 12 The Purchasing Office 12-1. Locate Office Planning Services and Products 12-2. Locate and Compare Paper Shredders 12-3. Locate Name Tag Source 12-4. Compare Prices of Common Office Supplies 12-5. Research Gold Information Project 13 The Credit Office 13-1. Determine Current Fed Funds Rate 13-2. Determine the Prime Lending Rate 13-3. Determine U.S. Personal Savings Rate 13-4. Locate Credit Card Interest Rates 13-5. Locate Credit Bureaus Project 14 Moving and Living Independently 14-1. Compare Salaries 14-2. Research Crime Occurrences 14-3. Compare Other Living Factors 14-4. Make a Decision 14-5. Locate Living Accommodations Project 15 Planning a Vacation 15-1. Obtain a Passport 15-2. Locate U.S. Embassy 15-3. Locate Public Transportation 15-4. Locate Accommodations 15-5. Research Sightseeing Attractions 15-6. Exchange Foreign Currency Project 16 Web Page Design 16-1. Identify Tags in Hypertext Markup Language 16-2. Define Tags 16-3. HTML Headings 16-4. HTML Paragraphs 16-5. HTML-Required Elements 16-6. Design a Web Page