Maricopa Community Colleges  CIS133DA   20034-20052 

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

CIS133DA  20034-20052


3 Credit(s)

4 Period(s)

The Internet/World Wide Web

Overview of the Internet/WWW and its resources. Hands-on experience with various Internet/WWW communication, resource discovery, and information retrieval tools. Web page development also included. Prerequisites: None.

Cross-References: BPC133DA





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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:



CIS133DA  20034-20052

The Internet/World Wide Web



Define and distinguish between the Internet/World Wide Web (WWW). (I)


Identify common uses of the Internet/WWW. (I)


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


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


Describe key technologies used by the Internet/WWW. (III)


Identify and use proper asynchronous communication services available on the Internet/WWW. (IV)


Demonstrate Browser Basics. (V)


Use various research information and resources available on the Internet/WWW. (VI)


Create a Basic Home Page with HTML. (VII)


Enhance Web pages using HTML. (VII)


Analyze and evaluate various resource discovery systems available on the Internet/WWW. (VIII)


Use popular resource discovery systems available on the Internet/WWW. (VIII)


Perform information search and retrieval operations using Internet/WWW services. (VIII)


Perform Internet/WWW file transfers. (IX)


Control Input with Web pages. (X)


Plan, design and publish a web site. (XI)



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MCCCD Official Course Outline:



CIS133DA  20034-20052

The Internet/World Wide Web



I. Internet/WWW Philosophy, Culture, and Norms

A. Definition of the Internet/WWW

B. Uses of the Internet/WWW

C. Ethics and codes of conduct

D. Privacy issues

E. Governance

II. Connecting to the Internet/WWW

A. Public dial-up sources

B. Cable


D. Wireless

III. Key Technologies Used by the Internet/WWW

A. Client/Server


IV. Asynchronous Internet/WWW 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 Page Enhancement

A. Basic HTML codes

B. Enhancement Codes using HTML

1. Tables

2. Frames

3. Javascipt

4. Relative Links

5. Cascading Style Sheets

VIII. Internet/WWW Resource Discovery Systems

A. Search tools

B. Hypertext systems

C. Library systems

D. Other systems

IX. Internet File Transfer

A. File Indexing Systems

B. File Transfer Protocols

C. Compression and archiving programs

X. Input Control

A. Forms

B. Tables

XI. Planning, Designing and Publishing a Web Site

A. Variable in the Web Design Environment

B. Web Site Design Principles

C. Planning a Site Specification

D. Planning Site Navigation

E. Creating Page Templates

F. Web Typography

G. Publishing and Maintaining the Web Site


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