Maricopa Community Colleges  CIS133AA   20034-20052 

Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 04/22/03

CIS133AA  20034-20052


1 Credit(s)

2 Period(s)

The Internet/World Wide Web: Level I

Overview of the Internet and its resources. Hands-on experience with various Internet communication tools. Prerequisites: None.

Cross-References: BPC133AA





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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:



CIS133AA  20034-20052

The Internet/World Wide Web: Level I



Define the Internet. (I)


Identify common uses of the Internet. (I)


Explain the concepts of culture, ethics, and privacy as they relate to the Internet. (I)


Describe the generally accepted methods used to regulate the Internet.(I)


Describe procedures and requirements for connecting to the Internet. (II)


Describe key technologies used by the Internet. (III)


Identify and use popular asynchronous communication services available on the Internet. (IV, V)



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MCCCD Official Course Outline:



CIS133AA  20034-20052

The Internet/World Wide Web: Level I



I. Internet Philosophy, Culture, and Norms

A. Definition of the Internet

B. Uses of the Internet

C. Ethics and codes of conduct

D. Privacy issues

E. Governance

II. Connecting to the Internet

A. Public dial-up sources

B. Cable


D. Wireless

III. Key Technologies Used by the Internet/WWW

A. Client/server


IV. Asynchronous Internet Communication Services

A. Electronic mail programs

B. Electronic mail addressing conventions

V. Browser Basics

A. Web Browser Software

B. Web Site Addressing

C. Bookmark or Favorite

1. Creating

2. Management

D. Browser Options

1. Preferences

2. Catching

3. Appearances

VI. Research Information and Resources on the Internet/WWW

A. Guidelines

B. Tools

C. Search Engines

D. Directories

VII. Home Pages

A. Basic HTML codes

B. Enhancement Codes


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