CNIT 131 Internet Basics and Beginning HTML (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Methods of using the Internet. History, design and protocol methods used on Internet including: electronic mail, mailing lists, Usenet, connection to remote computers, file transfer, World Wide Web, basic web page creation and publishing. Additional topics include: file compression and expansion, computer security, copyright and electronic commerce, and basic Unix shell commands.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Explain the historical development of the Internet, the World Wide Web, and its services.
- Outcome 2: Define the different types of computer networks and connectivity methods.
- Outcome 3: Compare synchronous and asynchronous communication programs.
- Outcome 4: Compare and use features of major web browsers.
- Outcome 5: Evaluate the various tools available to search the Web.
- Outcome 6: Create a simple Web Site, upload to the server (with an understanding of permissions) and maintain it with the latest standards of HTML, CSS, and other web development techniques.
- Outcome 7: Identify security threats and practice techniques to safely use the World Wide Web and the Internet.
- Outcome 8: Explain legal and ethical issues related to Internet use.