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This is a revised and updated version of TECHINAUT INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY syllabus for INTERNET. This INTERNET at TECHINAUT syllabus is designed to facilitate students for INTERNET Courses which help in the development of a concept and knowledge about Internet and its uses. This course is mainly focused on the uses of the internet.
THE OBJECTIVE OF THE COURSE
Welcome to The INTERNET courses at TECHINAUT INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. The Internet has become so interwoven in today’s life — work, school, politics, and play — that ignoring it is no longer an option. This book describes what you do to become an Internaut at Techinaut. how to get started, what you need to know, and where to go for help/Support. And, we describe it is in the very learning-friendly way.
The goal of this INTERNET at TECHINAUT provides an overview and basic knowledge of INTERNET tools used in day today. INTERNET at TECHINAUT Course has been designed to provide knowledge on various uses of INTERNET applications. Welcome to the INTERNET at TECHINAUT Course at PATLIPUTRA PATNA.
TABLE OF CONTENT
PART I: WELCOME TO THE INTERNET
SECTION 1: WHAT’S SO GREAT ABOUT THE INTERNET, ANYWAY? (10 HRS)
a. So, What Is the Internet?
b. What’s All the Hoopla?
c. Why Is This Medium Different from Any Other Medium? Anybody can access it, It’s politically, socially, and religiously correct, The Net advantage
SECTION 2: IS THE INTERNET SAFE? VIRUSES, SPYWARE, SPAM, AND OTHER YUCKY STUFF (15 HRS)
a. Privacy: Who’s Who and What They Can Tell about You: Who is the party to whom I am speaking?, Safety first, Phishing for inphormation, Don’t take the bait, Web bugs track the ads you read, Cookies aren’t so bad, We know where you are.
b. Security: How People Can Take Over Your PC: Viruses arrive by e-mail, Worms come right over the Net, Spyware arrives via Web sites, Pop-up browser windows pop up all over the place, What’s the secret word, Mr. Potter?
c. Spam, Bacon, Spam, Eggs, and Spam: Why it’s called spam, Why it’s so bad, What you can do about it.
d. Safety: How to Keep Yourself and Your Family Safe
SECTION 3: KIDS AND THE NET (10 HRS)
a. Really Cool Ways Kids Use the Net
b. So-So Ways Kids Use the Net
c. Not-So-Good Ways Kids Use the Net
d. Truly Brain-Dead Things Kids Should Never Do
e. The Internet and Little Kids
f. Surf Safe
g. Sell, Sell, Sell!
h. Who’s Online?
i. The Internet in Schools
j. A Few Useful Web Sites
PART II: INTERNET, HERE I COME!
SECTION 4: ASSEMBLING YOUR GEAR AND CLIMBING ON THE NET (20 HRS)
a. What Kind of Computer Do You Need?Hey, I don’t even have a computer!, Yup, I have this old, beige box in the closet, Yup, I got a brand-new BitBucket 2010, Yup, I’m getting a netbook, Yup, I got this little BlackBerry, iPhone, or Palm.
b. The Types of Internet Connections
c. What’s in an Account?
d. Speedy Connections: DSL and Cable Internet: Broadband, Cable and DSL modems, How your computer connects to the modem, Getting your DSL hooked up, Getting your cable Internet hooked up, Do-it-yourself DSL, Do-it-yourself cable modems, After the DSL or cable Internet installer, Checking your DSL or cable connection.
e. Dialing — the Old-Fashioned Way
f. Essential Software to Keep Your System SafeWalling out the bad guys, No viruses need apply, Detecting spyware.
g. Our Favorite Internet Setup
h. You’re Connected — Now What?
SECTION 5: CONNECTING WITH WI-FI, LAPTOPS, AND SMARTPHONES (10 HRS)
a. Just One Computer for Internet Access? Naah
b. First, Make a LAN: The box in the middle — a hub, switch, or router, Setting up a router, Wiring your computers into a LAN.
c. Forget the Wires — Go Wi-Fi!: Set a password, for Pete’s sake!, Making the Wi-Fi connection.
d. Using Your Laptop or Netbook at Home and Away: Home and office setup, Getting Wi-Fi with your latté, Airports, hotels, and beyond, The mail problem.
e. Using Your Smartphone on the Net
PART III: WEB MANIA
SECTION 6: WELCOME TO THE WILD, WONDERFUL, WACKY WEB (10 HRS)
a. What Is the Web? Linking up Web pages, Where’s that page?
b. Browsing to Points Unknown
c. Web Surfing with Your Browser: Getting around, Going places, The best place to start browsing, What not to click, This page looks funny, or out of date, Get me outta here.
d. Browsing from Your Smartphone
e. Getting and Installing a Browser: Getting the program, Running a new browser for the first time.
SECTION 7: TAKING YOUR BROWSER FOR A SPIN (20 HRS)
a. Saving Stuff from the Web: Saving text from a page, Saving an image, Printing pages.
b. Viewing Lots of Web Pages at the Same Time: Wild window mania, Tab dancing.
c. A Few of Your Favorite Things: Bookmarking with Firefox, Creating one-click bookmarks in Firefox, Storing favorites with Internet Explorer, Creating one-click bookmarks in Internet Explorer, Bookmarking (including one-click) with Chrome.
d. Filling In Forms: Little boxes all the same, Remember the address!
e. Knowing Where to Start: Specifying where Firefox starts, Configuring Internet Explorer start and home pages, Telling Chrome what to display at start-up.
f. Who Can Remember All Those Passwords? Storing passwords in Firefox, Storing passwords in IE, Storing passwords in Chrome.
g. Cookies Are (Usually) Your Friends: Burning cookies in Firefox, Exploring cookies in IE, Cookies and Chrome.
h. Where Have You Been? Oh, nowhere, really, Your browsing is nobody else’s business.
i. Blocking Pop-Up Windows: No pop-ups in Firefox, Blocking pop-ups in Internet Explorer, Chrome and pop-ups.
j. When Browsers Go Bad
k. Getting Plugged In with Plug-Ins: Two essential plug-ins, How to use plug-ins.
SECTION 8: NEEDLES AND HAYSTACKS: FINDING ALMOST ANYTHING ON THE WEB (15 HRS)
a. Your Basic Search Strategy
b. Search, Ho! Google, our favorite search engine, Refining your search, Even more Google options, Searching from your cellphone, Bing!
c. Browsing with Directories: Yahoo for directories! For facts, try Wikipedia first.
d. The Usual Suspects: Other Useful Search Sites
e. Finding People: Looking for e-mail addresses, Googling for people, Using other people-search sites.
f. We’re from Your Browser, and We’re Here to Help You
g. Too Many Toolbars
h. Making a Custom Start Page
SECTION 9: MUSIC AND VIDEO ON THE WEB (15 HRS)
a. Seven Ways to Get Media and One Way Not To: Receive it as a gift, Borrow it, Rent it, Buy it, Already own it, Share it, Subscribe to it, Steal it — um, no.
b. What Are You Listening With? iTunes, Windows Media Player, RealPlayer.
c. Okay, How about Some Music? Copying music from your own CDs, Organizing your music with iTunes, Making playlists.
d. Subscribing to Podcasts: Subscribing to podcasts on the Web, Subscribing to podcasts with iTunes.
e. Playing Music and Podcasts
f. Listening to Internet Radio: Tuning into a station, Making your own station.
g. Watching Movies on the Net: The YouTube thing, Putting the “you” in YouTube, Watching TV, Watching movies.
SECTION 10: MORE SHOPPING, LESS DROPPING (10 HRS)
a. Shopping Online: Pros and Cons
b. The Credit Card Question
c. Paying at the Store
d. How Little Do You Want to Pay?
e. Up, Up, and Away: The theory of airline tickets, More about online airlines.
f. Even More Places to Shop: Auctions and used stuff, Books, music, and more, Clothes, Computers, Food.
SECTION 11: BANKING, BILL PAYING, AND INVESTING ONLINE (10 HRS)
a. Going to the Bank without Ever Leaving Home: Transferring money between bank accounts, Paying bills online, Taking advantage of other online bank services, Checking out a few recommended banks, Trying out combo banking.
b. Dealing with Credit Cards
c. Pay Your Pals with PayPal
d. Investing Your Money Online: Mutual funds, Stockbrokers, Portfolio tracking.
e. Budgeting Tools
SECTION 12: SWIPING FILES FROM THE NET (5 HRS)
a. What Is Downloading?
b. Downloading Pictures
c. Art Ain’t Free
d. Downloading Programs: Sticking with the plan: Download, install, and run, Finding programs to download, Downloading a program file.
e. Scanning for Viruses: Installing the program, Configuring the program.
f. Downloading Other Types of Files
g. Some File Types and What to Do with Them
PART IV: E-MAIL, CHAT, AND OTHER WAYS TO HANG OUT ONLINE
SECTION 13: IT’S IN THE MAIL: SENDING AND RECEIVING E-MAIL (20 HRS)
a. What’s My Address? The domain part, The username part, Putting it all together.
b. And I Would Read My Mail How?
c. The Web Is a Fine Place to Read Your E-Mail: Setting up a webmail account, Reading webmail, Sending e-mail with webmail.
d. Reading Your E-Mail on Your Smartphone
e. Reading Your E-Mail in a Mail Program: Mail servers galore, Which mail program do you like?, Setting up Thunderbird, Setting up Windows Live Mail, Setting up Windows Mail.
f. Sending Mail Is Easy
g. Mail Coming Your Way: Reading your messages, Deleting messages the quick-and-easy way.
h. To Whom Do I Write?
SECTION 14: KEEPING YOUR MAIL SAFE FROM VIRUSES, SPAM, AND WI-FI SNOOPS (15 HRS)
a. I Think I’ve Got a Virus: Configuring your virus checker, Configuring your mail program against viruses, Checking security settings in Windows (Live) Mail.
b. Get This Spam Outta Here! Filtering spam in webmail, Filtering spam in Thunderbird, Filtering spam in Windows (Live) Mail, What else can I do?
c. How Private Is E-Mail?
d. Secure That Mail: Secure webmail — or maybe not, Secure mail with Thunderbird, Secure mail with Windows Live Mail, Secure mail with Windows Mail.
SECTION 15: PUTTING YOUR MAIL-IN ITS PLACE (10 HRS)
a. A Few Words from the Etiquette Ladies: Flame off!, Smile!
b. Back to You, Sam: Replying to Mail
c. Keeping Track of Your Friends: Who’s who, Addressing messages the easy way.
d. Hot Potatoes: Forwarding Mail
e. Cold Potatoes: Saving Mail Filing messages with Thunderbird, Filing messages with Windows Live Mail and Windows Mail, Filing messages with webmail systems.
f. Handling Exotic Mail and Mail Attachments: Thunderbird attachments, Windows Live Mail and Windows Mail attachments, Webmail attachments.
g. Teaching Your E-Mail Program to Sort Your Mail
SECTION 16: TYPING AND TALKING ON THE NET (25 HRS)
a. A AIMing to Chat via Text: Taking AIM, Getting your buddies organized, Getting buddy-buddy online, Making noise and pictures with AIM, Buzz off, The more the merrier — chatting with a group, AIM on your phone, Or, use Windows Live Messenger, Or, use Yahoo! Messenger, And there’s Google Chat, Facebook has chat, too, Skype does chat as well as phone calls, Abbreviations and smileys.
b. Adding Voices and Faces: Say what? Hooking up the sound, I see you!, Viewing your chat buddies.
c. Internet Phones and Voice Chat: Easy VoIP with Skype, Using a regular phone for VoIP.
d. Around the Virtual Town Pump: Mailing lists: Are you sure that this isn’t junk mail?, Posting to message boards.
e. Look Who’s Chatting: Where is everyone chatting?, Who am I?, Type or talk?, Getting Used to Chat Culture.
f. Let’s Chat: Finding some action, Starting to chat.
SECTION 17: GAMES AND WORLDS ON THE WEB (10 HRS)
a. A Solitaire-y Pastime
b. Plays Well with Others
c. Games You Can Play at Any Computer
d. MMORPGs Are More Fun than They Sound: The general idea, Who’s playing?, Choosing a server, Roaming around RuneScape, Crafting war in World of Warcraft.
e. It’s a Whole New World: A day in the Second Life, Who’s Linden?
PART V: PUTTING YOUR OWN STUFF ON THE NET
SECTION 18: MAKING A SPLASH ONLINE (10 HRS)
a. Ways to Go Public on the Web
b. Presenting Your Online Self: Setting up your social site, Keeping your page current, Updating from Your iPhone, Making connections.
c. Say “Cheese!”: Organizing your photos, too
d. The Internet’s Funniest Home Videos
e. Sharing Documents and Calendars: Making a Google Doc, Sharing the wealth, Making and sharing an online calendar, Beyond Google Docs.
f. Setting Up an Online Shop
SECTION 19: BLOGS AND TWITTER (10 HRS)
a. What’s in a Blog? How to read a blog, Your favorite blogs.
b. Writing Your Own Blog: Finding where to put your blog, Going postal, Illustrating your blog, Blogging in song.
c. Twittering about Your Life: Private tweeting, Using @replies and direct messages, Specifying a topic by using hash marks, Including a Web address in your tweet, Making Twitter lists, Even more ways to tweet.
SECTION 20: MAKING YOUR OWN WEB SITE (10 HRS)
a. Working Together on a Wiki: Weaving your own wiki, Wiki pros and cons.
b.Page Creator Sites to the Rescue: Setting up your site, Editing a page, Publishing your first Web page!, One page is not enough.
c. Producing Pictures for Your Site
d. Linking to Other Pages and Sites
e. Creating a Web Site with Your Bare Hands
f. Be the Master of Your Domain
g. Shout It Out: Getting Your Web Site Found
PART VI: THE PART OF TENS
SECTION 21: TEN PROBLEMS AND TEN SOLUTIONS (10 HRS)
a. My PC Takes Forever to Boot and Pop-Up Ads: Have Taken Over the Screen, The nuclear option, The thermonuclear option, The switcheroo.
b.This Nice, Free Program Doesn’t Run If I Turn Off the Ads
c. I Can’t Send Large E-Mail Attachments
d. I’m Worried about ID Theft
e. I Can’t Remember All My Web Site Passwords
f. I Get Messages Telling Me That E-Mail I Never Sent Is Undeliverable
g. People Seem to Know a Lot about Me: Get rid of spyware that may be lurking on your machine, Don’t be dumb, Don’t order stuff while using a public PC.
h. I Can’t Get My Kids, Spouse, or Significant Other Off the Computer
i. When I Click a Link, My Browser Says “404 Page Not Found”
j. I Want to Include My E-Mail Address on My Web Page
SECTION 22: TEN FUN OR WORTHWHILE THINGS YOU CAN DO ONLINE (10 HRS)
a. Share Pictures and Videos with Your Friends and Family
b.Entertain Yourself with TV and Radio: Watch movies, TV, and ads, Listen to current and classic radio programs.
c. Find Out What Your Stuff Is Worth
d. Have Some Fun and Play Games: Play checkers or bridge, Build your own world.
e. Build Your Own Jumbo Jet
f. Visit Art Museums around the World
g. Take a Trip around the Planet and the Stars: Tour the earth, Tour the solar system.
h. Do Some Cool Things with Books Online: Edit an encyclopedia, Digitize old books, Read the comics.
i. Search for Extraterrestrial Life or Cure Cancer
j. Do Something Nice and Help Save the World
Lectures = 135 HRS Practical/Tutorials = 135 HRS Total = 270 HRS
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