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- Understand how the Internet works.
- Explain how the World Wide Web works.
- List different types of web page design and programming languages.
- Become familiar with the various forms of Internet communication services.
- Explore the various Internet services that facilitate collaboration.
- Explain how keywords impact search engines.
- Compare and contrast the dissemination of data and information by intranets and extranets.
- Take a look at Internet connectivity and communication standards.
- Describe how the open systems interconnection model is used to send and receive data.
- Discuss how e-commerce and m-commerce have changed the way business is done.
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.
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.
Web design is the creation and visual design of documents displayed on the World Wide Web. It is important to create engaging and visually appealing websites to attract and retain customers. Many factors must be considered when designing a website. This video will explore the steps in Web design and the programming languages needed to create a dynamic and interactive website.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. Intranet and Extranet: Comparing Information and Data Dissemination
Organizations rely upon intranets and extranets to share information, communicate with employees, suppliers and customers, and enable collaboration on projects. This lesson explains how intranets and extranets work. It introduces the topics of virtual private networks, tunneling and firewalls.
8. Internet Connectivity and Communication Standards
This lesson explores the network protocols that aid in data communication. It also discusses networking standards (formal and de facto) and introduces some of the organizations that are involved in establishing these networking standards.
9. OSI Model: Using Open Systems Interconnection to Send and Receive Data
The Open System Interconnection (OSI) model describes how data is sent and received over a network. It consists of seven layers: the physical layer, data link layer, network layer, transport layer, session layer, presentation layer, and application layer. This lesson discusses how the OSI model works and the role of each layer for transmitting messages.
10. 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.
11. Data Link Layer of the OSI Model: Protocol, Functions & Design
We all want our information to get where it is supposed to go quickly and without any problems. In network communication, this starts in the second layer, the data link layer.
12. Network Layer of the OSI Model: Functions, Design & Security
In this lesson, we introduce you to the network layer of the OSI model. The network layer is the stage concerned with host to host communication tasks, like protocols, switching, routing, and addressing.
13. Presentation Layer of the OSI Model: Definition, Functions & Protocols
In this lesson, we will explore the Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) model and take an in-depth look at the presentation layer. We'll also use an illustration to see how presentation layer data flow occurs within the seven functional layers of the OSI model.
14. Session Layer of the OSI Model: Functions, Protocols & Examples
In this lesson, we will discuss the session layer, layer 5 of the OSI model. We will talk about how the session layer sets up, manages, and maintains multiple network communicative sessions, and you'll learn about APIs like NetBIOS and TCP/IP.
15. Transport Layer of the OSI Model: Functions, Security & Protocol
In this lesson, we'll explore the seven layers comprising the OSI model with a focus on the transport layer. During our discussion, we'll define the transport layer, examine its functions and go over the supporting network protocols.
16. What is a DNS? - Definition & Explanation
In this lesson, we will learn what DNS means, how it works and its functions in the world of the internet. We will see how it helps us navigate the complicated web of domains and IP addresses we are constantly requesting through our web browser.
17. What is an Internet Service Provider (ISP)? - Definition & Examples
An Internet Service Provider (ISP) is a company that provides Internet access by using copper, fiber, or even satellite communications to the customer. In this lesson, we will cover exactly what an ISP is, how the ISP connects customers, and what type of services the ISPs provide.
18. What is an IP Address? - Definition & Explanation
In this lesson, we will learn the basics of IP addresses, how and why they are used, and their role in the world of the internet. We will understand binary and decimal notations and the role of subnets in identifying networks.
19. What is Antivirus Software? - Examples & Overview
Antivirus software looks for computer viruses and other malware (a program with bad intent) trying to enter your computer and treats them if they are detected. This lesson provides an overview of how antivirus software works, discusses the kinds of things it is trying to protect against, and gives examples of antivirus products.
20. What is Bandwidth? - Usage, Limits & Measurement
In this lesson, we'll go over what bandwidth is in relation to computers and digital gadgets. We'll also talk about bandwidth usage, bandwidth limits, and how bandwidth is measured.
21. What Is Boolean Logic? - Definition, Diagram & Examples
In this lesson you will learn about Boolean logic, which is a way to figure out the ''truth'' of an expression using the simple concept of true or false (1 or 0). This type of simple math is ideal for use on computers, since they really only handle 1s and 0s.
22. What Is Extranet? - Definition & Concept
In this lesson, we will explore an extranet, how it differs from an intranet and the internet, and the benefits it can provide a company. We will also discuss where an extranet resides and its special access requirements.
23. What is File Transfer Protocol (FTP)? - Definition & Explanation
File Transport Protocol is a program that allows users and computers to send and receive large portions of data through a private or public network. It can also be used to send configuration files to network devices, such as switches and routers.
24. What is Hypermedia? - Definition & Systems
This lesson will define hypermedia and hypermedia systems, and it will explain some of the advantages hypermedia provides. Then you can take a brief quiz to test your new knowledge.
25. What is the Internet? - Definition & Explanation
If someone asked you about the Internet would you tell them that it is the World Wide Web? This isn't really true, and you will learn why in this lesson as we look at the parts that make up the Internet.
26. What Is Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP)? - Definition & History
This lesson will define VOIP, explain a little about how the technology works, how it came about, and give some examples of everyday usage. Following this, you'll be able to test your newfound knowledge with a quiz.
27. What is Web Development? - Tools & Overview
In this lesson, we will briefly explore the field of web development. We'll look at what it is, who can do it, what can be done with it, and some of the tools of the trade.
28. What is User Experience? - Definition & Design
In this lesson you will learn what user experience is, what factors create a good user experience, and some strategies to create a great user experience in the world of computers.
30. What is a REST Web Service? - Tutorial & Example
REST stands for Representational State Transfer, a communication architecture based on web services. We'll talk about REST features, characteristics, and basic design guidelines. We'll include examples of the POST and GET requests in REST.
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