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Advanced Technical Career College Online Internet Course

Advanced Technical Career College Online Internet Course

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The Internet got its name from the Internet Protocol, which is the basic communications protocol used by every computer on the Internet. The Internet connects a large number of computers and helps to exchange data, news and opinions. The Internet is able to support communications using the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) suite or its subsequent extensions/follow-ons, and/or other IP-compatible protocols.

 The Internet is a network of networks with the help of which the users can search anything and everything in the world, connect to different users along the globe. Buy things and play games. The ATTC Internet Certification will guide you to surf and enjoy the benefits of ‘net’ (as it is popularly known) and open a storehouse of knowledge for you.

Week One

Wednesday - Lesson 01

In the late 1950s, the Soviet Union achieved something truly astonishing--something that absolutely stunned the world. In this fascinating history lesson, you'll learn exactly what the Soviets did, and how their actions triggered the birth of the Internet. You'll hear the very same Soviet transmission--delivered at the height of the Cold War--that chilled Western scientists to the bone. You'll read the first message to be transmitted across the Internet (no, it wasn't spam), and you'll have an opportunity to view maps of both the early Internet and its present incarnation. By the time you finish this lesson, you'll truly understand how the Internet works, what it has to offer you, and how it moves information to and from your computer.

Friday - Lesson 02

In this lesson, you'll learn all about one of the most powerful tools the Internet has to offer: the World Wide Web. You'll learn where the Web came from and how it works. You'll know the difference between a Web server, a Web site, a Web address, a Web page, a Web link, and a Web browser. You'll become intimately familiar with the many powerful features of your Web browser, and you'll finally be able to decipher the meaning behind all those letters, numbers, colons, slashes, and dots you find in most Web addresses. You'll discover how to use bookmarks to keep track of your favorite Web resources, and you'll become adept at using shortcuts to get where you need to go with a minimum of effort.

Week Two

Wednesday - Lesson 03

There are more than three billion documents stored on the World Wide Web, and thousands more are being added daily. With that many pages, your odds of locating a single Web document by chance are worse than hopeless. This lesson will teach you how to filter out the garbage and dramatically improve your chances of instantly finding the exact information you need. You'll be able to distinguish a search engine from a directory, and you'll know which tool is most likely to deliver the results you want. You'll even learn the three most important tricks all Internet research experts rely on.

Friday - Lesson 04

This lesson is a student favorite. On this day, you'll learn to apply the same advanced searching techniques used by master Internet researchers. If you can't find what you seek after this lesson, you can bet it isn't on the World Wide Web

Week Three

Wednesday - Lesson 05-

Electronic mail (e-mail for short) is the single most popular service on the Internet--and one of the major reasons why the Internet was created. Although many use e-mail heavily, very few take full advantage of all its capabilities. This lesson will show you how to get the most out of e-mail. You'll discover concrete steps you can take to search for the e-mail address of a long-lost friend or relative. You'll discover how to protect your privacy when using e-mail. You'll learn what you can send, and--more importantly--what you should never send, via e-mail. You'll become proficient at attaching links, text, images, and files to your outgoing e-mail messages. You'll learn how to send one message to multiple recipients, and you'll be able to do so without revealing the identity of any one recipient to the others. You'll learn how to have free news and information delivered directly to your e-mailbox daily, and you'll learn how to filter and organize your e-mail to avoid information overload. And most importantly, you'll discover seven sure-fire strategies to deal with unwanted e-mail.

Friday - Lesson 06

In this lesson, you'll learn how to download, locate, open, and use files from the Internet. You'll be guided step-by-step through the process of downloading and installing two critical (and free) utilities no self-respecting Internet user would ever be without: a document reader and a decompression program

Week Four

Wednesday - Lesson 07

Today, you'll gain practical hands-on experience with compressed files, and you'll learn how to protect your computer and the data it contains from viruses, worms, trojan horses, scams, hoaxes, and other threats to your safety and sanity.

Friday - Lesson 08

Got a tough question you need an answer for? Looking for some advice? Want to settle a bet with a friend? Need to find out some obscure piece of trivia? Looking for a support group to help you or a loved one deal with stress, disease, or a traumatic event? Want help in deciding which product to buy? Need information on the latest in computer technology? Well, look no further. This lesson will pay a visit to the Newsgroups, where support for virtually any question you could possibly think to ask can be found.

Week Five

Wednesday - Lesson 09

This lesson will help you enter the world of instant messaging, also known as chat. You'll learn the lingo (IOW, you'll know what people mean when people write TTYL, IMHO, or any number of other IM acronyms), and you'll find out how to have free live conversations with anyone at any time on any subject you choose. Bored? On the Internet, there's always somebody up for a round of virtual bridge or a game of e-chess. Find out how to join in the fun! And that's not all. You'll learn about Internet telephony and explore the fascinating world of webcams. Imagine being able to sneak an occasional peek at your home from a distant hotel, or keep an eye on your child care provider while you're at the office! It's completely possible. This lesson explains all.

Friday - Lesson 10

In this lesson, you'll learn about blogging, a new and fast-growing phenomenon with the potential to completely change the way the Internet will be used. You'll explore some of the most popular, useful, and fascinating blogs on the Internet, and you'll understand how you can use blogs to save time, learn something new, make a friend, build up your business, become a better teacher, help your favorite charity, enhance your credibility, and more. You'll even find out how to create and publish your own blog with no investment other than 15 minutes of your time.

Week Six

Wednesday - Lesson 11

In this lesson, you'll discover how to use Telnet--one of the Internet's oldest tools. Despite its age and charmingly antiquated interface, Telnet is still wildly popular because it allows you to remotely control faraway computers that don't even belong to you! By the end of this lesson, you'll be logging into and exploring computers at some of the world's biggest libraries, government agencies, and research institutions.

Friday - Lesson 12

What's next for the Internet? You'll find out about some very exciting things to come in this entertaining and information-packed grand finale.
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