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Web-Browser Internet Searches

Course Code

116931

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$80

Technical discussion of how the internet works and some of the limitations of the internet. Explain the different search engines as well what cookies and cache is on the internet. Looking at the limitations on the internet and some negative impacts it may have.

Legal and ethical issues and relation to internet use, like security measures and internet banking. Looking at the settings that can be used while using internet Explorer. Discussion at how to adjust settings to customise the view in the browser application. Some insight on how to copy text and activate links and use the bookmarking function.

Use a search engine and how to search the internet effectively and using different search engines. Obtaining information for a web site and saving the information, downloading a program, song or other types of files.

What you will learn in this course!

  • Understand the concepts and terms of the Internet.
  • Explain legal and ethical issues in relation to Internet use.
  • Use a GUI-based browser to display a given Web Page.
  • Adjust settings to customise the view and preferences of the browser application.
  • Navigate on the Internet.
  • Use a Search Engine to locate given information specifications.
  • Obtain information from a Web site.

Who this course is for?

This unit standard is intended for people who need to use a GUI-based web browser to search for information on the Internet either as a user of computers or as basic knowledge for a career in the ICT industry.

INTRODUCTION

  • Outcomes
    • Understand the concepts and terms of the Internet.
    • Explain legal and ethical issues in relation to Internet use.
    • Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based browser to display a given Web Page.
    • Adjust settings to customise the view and preferences of the browser application.
    • Navigate on the Internet.
    • Use a Search Engine to locate given information specifications.
    • Obtain information from a Web site.

 

UNDERSTAND THE CONCEPTS AND TERMS OF THE INTERNET

  • Outcome
    • Understand the concepts and terms of the Internet.
  • The Internet and its various concepts
  • Limitations the Internet
  • Search engines
  • Cookies
  • What is the Internet cache?
  • Benefits of using the Internet.
  • Limitations of the internet

 

EXPLAIN LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN RELATION TO INTERNET USE

  • Outcome
    • Explain legal and ethical issues in relation to Internet use.
  • Security Measures
  • Internet banking – know the risks.

 

USE A GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE (GUI)-BASED BROWSER TO DISPLAY A GIVEN WEB PAGE

  • Outcome
    • Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based browser to display a given Web Page.
  • Internet Explorer

 

ADJUST SETTINGS TO CUSTOMISE THE VIEW AND PREFERENCES OF THE BROWSER APPLICATION

  • Outcome
    • Adjust settings to customise the view and preferences of the browser application.
  • Menu Bar
  • Showing and hiding images on Internet Explorer
  • Finding and viewing your previously visited URLs

 

NAVIGATE ON THE INTERNET

  • Outcome
    • Navigate on the Internet.
  • Activating various types of links
  • Extracting and copying text
  • Bookmarking and deleting bookmarks.

 

USE A SEARCH ENGINE TO LOCATE GIVEN INFORMATION SPECIFICATIONS

  • Outcome
    • Use a Search Engine to locate given information specifications.
  • How to Search the Internet Effectively
  • Different search engines

 

OBTAIN INFORMATION FROM A WEB SITE

  • Outcome
    • Obtain information from a Web site.
  • Saving information
  • Downloading a program, song, or other type of file

 

Multiple Choice Assessment

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