Ch 31: ILTS Business: The Internet and Business

About This Chapter

Let us show you how to use the internet in business. Video lessons and self-assessment quizzes will help you correctly respond to these types of questions on the ILTS Business, Marketing and Computer Education test.

ILTS Business: The Internet and Business - Chapter Summary

With the lessons in this chapter, you can get a basic idea of how the internet works and how it can help you in business. Subjects explored in these lessons include collaboration methods for work projects, e-commerce and security issues. The information in these video lessons covers the following exam question topics:

  • IP addresses, URLs, ISPs, DNS and ARPANET
  • How the World Wide Web works
  • Communicating through the Internet - email, Twitter, instant messaging and RSS
  • Internet collaboration - video conferencing, virtual reality and VOIP
  • Search engines, keywords and Web portals
  • Buying and selling on the internet
  • Cloud computing and databases
  • Hardware and software performance
  • Computer security
  • Electronic privacy
  • Data recovery and backup
  • Software piracy

These video lessons are taught by expert instructors who know how to make learning about the internet fun. You'll gain knowledge on the internet's use in business and be prepared for the test questions.

Objectives of the ILTS Business: The Internet and Business Course

Individuals who want to teach business at the secondary school level in Illinois are required to pass the Illinois Licensure Testing System (ILTS) Business, Marketing and Computer Education test. This test has 125 multiple-choice questions, broken down into six subareas. Material from the lessons in the ILTS Business: The Internet and Business chapter is included in subarea VI - computer education. Quizzes at the end of each video will help you get acquainted with the test's format and allow you to assess your knowledge as well.

8 Lessons in Chapter 31: ILTS Business: The Internet and Business
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The Internet: IP Addresses, URLs, ISPs, DNS & ARPANET

1. The Internet: IP Addresses, URLs, ISPs, DNS & ARPANET

We'll cover the basics of the Internet, including its history and functioning. Key topics include IP addresses, TCP/IP communication protocol, DNS, URLs, and the transfer of information as packets through the Internet.

World Wide Web: How the Web Works

2. World Wide Web: How the Web Works

In this lesson, an overview of the World Wide Web is discussed, including its development and operation. The various technologies that enable the Web to work are also described. Topics include Web browsers, hypertext markup language, hypertext transfer protocol, hyperlink and FTP.

Internet Communication: Social Media, Email, Blog, & Chat

3. Internet Communication: Social Media, Email, Blog, & Chat

This lesson talks about how social media adds business value by building networks that enhance competitive advantage, enable the exchange of information, foster strong relationships and serve as a foundation of building professional and personal relationships irrespective of different geographical spaces and time zones.

Internet Collaboration: Second Life, VOIP, Video Conferencing, Virtual Reality & Telepresence

4. Internet Collaboration: Second Life, VOIP, Video Conferencing, Virtual Reality & Telepresence

Today, individuals and businesses are collaborating and interacting online from dispersed locations. Many technologies make it possible to communicate, learn, conduct business, and socialize with people from anywhere in the world. This lesson will discuss various Internet collaboration tools and virtual reality concepts.

Search Engines, Keywords & Web Portals

5. Search Engines, Keywords & Web Portals

Search engines enable users to locate a vast amount of information on any topic quickly and conveniently through the Internet. Common search engines include Google, Yahoo, Bing, and AOL. The topics discussed in this lesson include search engines, Web portals, keywords, Boolean operators, spiders, search forms, database, and meta tags.

e-commerce & m-commerce: Buying & Selling on the Web & Mobile Devices

6. e-commerce & m-commerce: Buying & Selling on the Web & Mobile Devices

E-commerce and m-commerce have transformed the way that organizations and consumers conduct business. Additional topics discussed in this lesson include B2B, B2C, C2C, and e-government.

Cloud Computing and Databases: Technology to Improve Database Management

7. Cloud Computing and Databases: Technology to Improve Database Management

Cloud computing uses a network of computers to provide services that otherwise would be provided by a single computer or computer server. Learn how cloud computing works and how it allows you to use the same database on multiple devices in this video lesson.

Systems Security: Firewalls, Encryption, Passwords & Biometrics

8. Systems Security: Firewalls, Encryption, Passwords & Biometrics

Computer systems face a number of security threats. Learn about different approaches to system security, including firewalls, data encryption, passwords and biometrics.

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