Activities for the Internet: An Introduction

Activities for the Internet: An Introduction

by Joyce Perkins, Joe Jernigan

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Activities for the Internet: An Introduction by Joyce Perkins, Joe Jernigan

This activity-oriented, hands-on text introduces users to the largest computer network in the world...the Internet. A quick overview of the Internet gives users the background knowledge needed to understand how the Internet was developed. Firsthand experience is gained through step-by-step activities. This text is appropriate for individualized or group instruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780538717755
Publisher: Course Technology, Inc.
Publication date: 05/28/1997
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1- INTRODUCTION
1 Overview
2 Launching Your Browser
3 Accessing Online Help
4 Finding Files with Search Engines
5 Accessing Gopher Sites
6 Retrieving FTP Files
7 Communicating with Others
PART 2- ACTIVITIES
1 Surfin' the Net
2 Getting World Facts
3 Visiting the U.S. Postal Service
4 Observing the Weather
5 Improving Your Writing and Speaking Skills
6 Analyzing the U.S. Department of State
7 Exploring National Parks
8 Desperately Seeking Someone
9 Helping Your School
10 Selling on the Net
11 Shopping for a Computer
12 Analyzing Census Data
13 Tracking Stock Quotes
14 Tracking Pro Teams to Playoff Time
15 Choosing a College
16 Evaluating Your Personality
17 Choosing Automobile Insurance
18 Buying a Car
19 Mapping Your Way
20 Researching the Federal Reserve System
21 Finding ClipArt
22 Researching How to Dress for Success
23 Serving Your Community
24 Defining Your Community
25 Planning for a Career
26 Preparing your Resume
27 Advertising on the WWW
28 Comparing Phone Rates
29 Exploring Project Gutenberg
30 Investigating Computer Network Hardware
PART 3- GLOSSARY.

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