Internet FoundationsCST 106
Develops 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
- Compose and send e-mail
- Open, read, and delete receive e-mail
- Manage an e-mail account including archiving messages and the use of folders
- Create and manage entries in an e-mail address book
- Subscribe to and utilize a listserv and define the use and value of a listserv
Demonstrate understanding and use of a graphical Web browser.
- Define what a URL is and the various URL domains
- Access a specific web page from a URL
- Navigate various Web pages through links
- 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.
- Log on to a personal Internet account
- Use a basic Unix text editor
- Create signature and ?plan? files
- Create and delete Unix directories
- Move and rename Unix files
Demonstrate an understanding of Internet-related ethics and security.
- Define issues with personal and information security
- Describe Internet etiquette
- Define various ethical issues related to the emerging Internet