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Summary

Part of our New Perspectives Series, this new edition offers a case-oriented, problem-solving approach for learning the basic to more advanced features of the Internet-from browsing, navigating, and searching on the Internet, to using e-mail, advanced communication tools and other Web topics.

Table of Contents

Preface iii
The Internet
Level I Tutorials
1(2)
Read This Before You Begin
2(1)
Browser Basics
3(68)
Introduction to the Web and Web Browser Software
3(1)
Session 1.1
4(1)
Understanding the Internet and the World Wide Web
4(3)
The Internet
4(1)
The World Wide Web
4(1)
Hypertext, Links, and Hypermedia
5(2)
Web Site Organization
7(1)
Addresses on the Web
8
Domain Name Addressing
8(1)
Uniform Resource Locators
9
Main Elements of Web Browsers
1(13)
Title Bar
12(1)
Scroll Bars
12(1)
Status Bar
13(1)
Menu Bar
13(1)
Page Tab
13(1)
Home Button
13(1)
Finding Information on the Web Using Search Engines and Web Directories
14(1)
Returning to Web Pages Previously Visited
15(1)
Using Favorites and Bookmarks
15(1)
Using the History List
15(1)
Cookies
15(1)
Reloading a Web Page
16(1)
Stopping a Web Page Transfer
16(1)
Printing and Saving Web Pages
16(1)
Printing a Web Page
16(1)
Saving a Web Page
16(1)
Examining Additional Web Browser Choices
17(4)
Mozilla Project
17(1)
Mozilla Suite
17(1)
Browsers for Hire: Opera and iRider
18(3)
Reproducing Web Pages and Copyright Law
21(1)
Session 1.1 Quick Check
21(1)
Session 1.2
22(1)
Starting Microsoft Internet Explorer
22(3)
Status Bar
23(1)
Menu Bar
24(1)
Hiding and Showing the Internet Explorer Toolbars
24(1)
Entering a URL in the Address Bar
25(2)
Hyperlink Navigation Using the Mouse
27(1)
Returning to Previously Viewed Web Pages
28(6)
Using the Favorites List
28(3)
Organizing Favorites
31(1)
Using the History List
32(1)
Refreshing a Web Page
33(1)
Returning to the Home Page
33(1)
Printing a Web Page
34(2)
Changing the Settings for the Page Setup
35(1)
Checking Web Page Security
36(1)
Getting Help in Internet Explorer
37(1)
Using Internet Explorer to Save a Web Page
38(5)
Saving a Web Page
38(1)
Saving Web Page Text to a File
39(2)
Saving a Web Page Graphic to a Disk
41(2)
Session 1.2 Quick Check
43(1)
Session 1.3
43(1)
Starting Mozilla Firefox
43(2)
Using the Navigation Toolbar
45(2)
Using the Location Bar
45(2)
Hyperlink Navigation Using the Mouse
47(1)
Returning to Web Pages Previously Visited
48(6)
Creating a Bookmark for a Web Site
48(4)
Using the History List
52(1)
Reloading a Web Page
52(1)
Returning to the Home Page
52(2)
Printing a Web Page
54(1)
Checking Web Page Security
55(1)
Managing Cookies
56(2)
Getting Help in Firefox
58(1)
Using Firefox to Save a Web Page
59(5)
Saving a Web Page
59(1)
Saving Web Page Text to a File
60(2)
Saving a Web Page Graphic to a Disk
62(2)
Session 1.3 Quick Check
64(1)
Tutorial Summary
64(1)
Key Terms
64(1)
Review Assignments
65(1)
Case Problems
66(2)
Lab Assignments
68(1)
Quick Check Answers
69(2)
Basic Communication on the Internet; E-Mail
71(84)
Evaluating an E-Mail Program and a Web-Based E-Mail Service
71(1)
Session 2.1
72(1)
What Is E-Mail and How Does It Work?
72(1)
Common Features of an E-Mail Message
73(5)
To, Cc, and Bcc
74(1)
From
75(1)
Subject
75(1)
Attachments
75(1)
Message Body and Signature Files
76(1)
Internet Etiquette (Netiquette)
77(1)
Common Features of E-Mail Programs
78(3)
Sending Messages
78(1)
Receiving and Storing Messages
79(1)
Printing a Message
79(1)
Filing a Message
79(1)
Forwarding a Message
79(2)
Replying to a Message
81(1)
Deleting a Message
81(1)
Maintaining an Address Book
81(1)
E-Mail Programs
81(14)
Mozilla Thunderbird
82(8)
Opera M2 Client
90(5)
Web-Based E-Mail Services
95(2)
Gmail from Google
96(1)
Web Logs
97(1)
``You've Got Spam!''
98(2)
Session 2.1 Quick Check
100(1)
Session 2.2
100(1)
Microsoft Outlook Express
100(2)
Configuring E-Mail
102(2)
Sending a Message Using Outlook Express
104(3)
Receiving and Reading a Message
107(1)
Viewing and Saving an Attached File
108(2)
Replying to and Forwarding Messages
110(2)
Replying to an E-Mail Message
110(1)
Forwarding an E-Mail Message
111(1)
Filing and Printing an E-Mail Message
112(2)
Deleting an E-Mail Message and Folder
114(1)
Maintaining an Address Book
115(4)
Adding a Contact to the Address Book
115(2)
Adding a Group of Contacts to the Address Book
117(2)
Session 2.2 Quick Check
119(1)
Session 2.3
119(1)
Hotmail
119(1)
Creating a Hotmail Account
120(9)
Sending a Message Using Hotmail
129(3)
Receiving and Reading a Message
132(1)
Viewing and Saving an Attached File
133(1)
Replying to and Forwarding Messages
134(2)
Replying to an E-Mail Message
134(1)
Forwarding an E-Mail Message
135(1)
Filing and Printing an E-Mail Message
136(1)
Deleting an E-Mail Message and Folder
137(1)
Maintaining an Address Book
138(5)
Adding a Contact to the Address Book
138(2)
Adding a Group to the Address Book
140(3)
Session 2.3 Quick Check
143(1)
Tutorial Summary
143(1)
Key Terms
143(1)
Review Assignments
144(1)
Case Problems
145(5)
Lab Assignments
150(1)
Quick Check Answers
151(2)
The Internet
Level II Tutorials
153(2)
Read This Before You Begin
154(1)
Searching the Web
155(46)
Using Search Engines and Directories Effectively
155(1)
Session 3.1
156(1)
Types of Search Questions
156(2)
Web Search Strategy
158(1)
Using Search Engines
159(18)
Understanding Search Engines
159(3)
Using More Than One Search Engine
162(2)
Understanding Search Engine Databases
164(1)
Search Engine Features
165(1)
Using Directories and Hybrid Search Engine Directories
166(7)
Using Metasearch Engines
173(2)
Using Other Web Resources
175(2)
Session 3.1 Quick Check
177(1)
Session 3.2
178(1)
Boolean Logic and Filtering Techniques
178(2)
Boolean Operators
178(1)
Other Search Expression Operators
179(1)
Wildcard Characters
180(1)
Search Filters
180(1)
Complex Searches
180(11)
Using AltaVista Advanced Search
181(2)
Filtered Search in Ask Jeeves
183(3)
Filtered Search in Google
186(3)
Search Engines with Clustering Features
189(1)
Future of Web Search Tools
190(1)
Using People to Enhance Web Directories
191(1)
Evaluating the Validity and Quality of Web Research Resources
191(4)
Author Identity and Objectivity
192(1)
Content
193(1)
Form and Appearance
193(1)
Evaluating the Quality of a Web Site
193(2)
Session 3.2 Quick Check
195(1)
Tutorial Summary
196(1)
Key Terms
196(1)
Review Assignments
196(1)
Case Problems
197(3)
Quick Check Answers
200(1)
Information Resources on the
201(44)
Finding, Evaluating, and Using Online Information Resources
201(1)
Session 4.1
202(1)
Current Information on the Web
202(7)
Getting the News
209(4)
Weather Reports
213(3)
Obtaining Maps and Destination Information
216(4)
Finding Businesses and People on the Web
220(3)
Finding Businesses
220(2)
Finding People and Related Privacy Concerns
222(1)
Session 4.1 Quick Check
223(1)
Session 4.2
223(1)
Online Library, Text, and Multimedia Resources
223(4)
Library Resources
223(2)
Text and Other Archives on the Web
225(2)
Citing Web Research Resources
227(2)
Copyright Issues
229(3)
Copyrights and Ideas
230(1)
Copyright Protection and Internet Technologies
230(1)
Ethical Issues: Fair Use and Plagiarism
230(2)
Images and Graphics on the Web
232(4)
Sound, Music, and Video on the Web
236(3)
WAV Audio File Format
236(1)
MIDI Audio File Format
236(1)
AU Audio File Format
236(1)
Video File Formats
237(1)
Audio from Video: The MP3 File Format
237(1)
Ethical and Legal Concerns: Sharing Audio Files
237(1)
Legal MP3 File Distribution
238(1)
Future of Electronic Publishing
239(1)
E-Zines
239(1)
Blogs (Web Logs)
239(1)
Session 4.2 Quick Check
240(1)
Tutorial Summary
240(1)
Key Terms
240(1)
Review Assignments
241(1)
Case Problems
241(3)
Quick Check Answers
244(1)
Downloading and Storing Data
245(54)
Using FTP and Other Services to Transfer and Store Data
245(1)
Session 5.1
246(1)
Understanding File Transfer Protocol
246(2)
File Transfer Modes
246(1)
File Types and Extensions
246(2)
Connecting to an FTP Server
248(2)
FTP Using an FTP Client Program
248(1)
FTP Using a Web Browser
249(1)
Levels of Access for FTP Servers
250(3)
Anonymous FTP
251(1)
Full-Privilege FTP
252(1)
Using a Public Directory
252(1)
Using a Web Browser to Navigate an FTP Site
253(3)
Checking Files for Viruses
256(2)
Session 5.1 Quick Check
258(1)
Session 5.2
259(1)
Visiting and Using a Download Site
259(2)
Downloading Programs
261(8)
Using a Web Browser to Download an FTP Client Program
262(3)
Using an FTP Client Program to Download WinZip
265(4)
Compressing and Decompressing Files
269(3)
Tracing an Internet Route
272(3)
Session 5.2 Quick Check
275(1)
Session 5.5
275(1)
Using Online Storage Services
275(1)
Online Storage Providers
276(4)
Collaborative Authoring on the Web
280(7)
Session 5.3 Quick Check
287(1)
Tutorial Summary
287(1)
Key Terms
287(1)
Review Assignments
288(1)
Case Problems
289(6)
Lab Assignments
295(1)
Quick Check Answers
295(2)
The Internet
Level III Tutorials
297(2)
Read This Before You Begin
298(1)
Real-Time Communication on the Internet
299(52)
Communicating in Real-Time and Exploring Wireless Networks
299(1)
Session 6.1
300(1)
What Is Chat?
300(1)
Internet Relay Chat
301(3)
Instant Messaging Software
304(9)
ICQ
306(2)
AIM, Windows Messenger, and Yahoo! Messenger
308(5)
Web-Based Chat Sites
313(3)
Finding Web Chat Sites
316(1)
Creating a Chat Room
317(2)
Sharing Information in Virtual Communities
319(5)
Online Social Networks
319(3)
Online Business Networks
322(1)
Online Political Networks
323(1)
Session 6.1 Quick Check
324(1)
Session 6.2
324(1)
Evolution of Wireless Networks
324(2)
Wireless Local Area Networking
326(4)
Personal Area Networking
330(4)
Infrared Technology
330(1)
Bluetooth
331(3)
Wireless Wide Area Networking
334(1)
Using Wireless Devices to Access the Internet
335(4)
Metropolitan Area Networking: WiMAX
339(3)
Session 6.2 Quick Check
342(1)
Tutorial Summary
342(1)
Key Terms
342(1)
Review Assignments
343(1)
Case Problems
344(5)
Lab Assignments
349(1)
Quick Check Answers
349(2)
Mass Communictation on the Internet
351(52)
Using Mailing Lists, Newsgroups, and Newsfeeds
351(1)
Session 7.1
352(1)
What Is a Mailing List?
352(3)
Moderated and Unmoderated Lists
354(1)
Warnings About Mailing Lists
355(1)
Searching for Existing Mailing Lists
355(6)
Subscribing to a Mailing List
361(5)
Posting a Message to a Mailing List
366(2)
Reading a Mailing List's Archived Files
368(1)
Identifying a Mailing List's Members
369(1)
Concealing Your Information from a Mailing List
370(1)
Leaving a Mailing List
370(2)
Session 7.1 Quick Check
372(1)
Session 7.2
372(1)
Usenet Newsgroups
372(3)
Usenet Structure
373(1)
Newsgroup Hierarchies
373(2)
Web Access to Newsgroups
375(4)
Tile.net Newsgroup Directory
375(1)
Google Groups Directory
376(3)
Using a Newsreader
379(4)
Session 7.2 Quick Check
383(1)
Session 7.3
384(1)
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
384(5)
Podcasting
389(6)
Session 7.3 Quick Check
395(1)
Tutorial Summary
396(1)
Key Terms
396(1)
Review Assignments
396(2)
Case Problems
398(3)
Quick Check Answers
401(2)
Creating Effective Web Pages
403(56)
Creating HTML Documents and Enhancing Them with Browser Extensions
403(1)
Session 8.1
404(1)
Understanding Markup Languages
404(1)
Understanding Tags and Attributes
405(1)
Planning an HTML Document
406(2)
Creating an HTML Document
408(13)
Creating the HTML Document Structure
409(1)
Adding a Comment to an HTML Document
410(1)
Inserting and Formatting Headings
411(2)
Inserting and Formatting a Paragraph
413(2)
Creating a List
415(2)
Inserting a Graphic in an HTML Document
417(4)
Using Anchors
421(1)
Adding a Link to a Web Page
421(3)
Session 8.1 Quick Check
424(1)
Session 8.2
424(1)
Using a Web Site Management Tool
424(7)
Choosing the Right Development Tool
431(10)
Programming with JavaScript
431(4)
Creating Animated Content
435(3)
Choosing Image Editing and Illustration Programs
438(3)
Choosing a Web Hosting Service
441(6)
Understanding Your Web Site's Technical Requirements
441(1)
Using a Secure Server
442(1)
Understanding Your Web Site's File Size and Transfer Requirements
442(1)
Securing a Domain Name
443(1)
Asking about Other Services Offered by the Web Hosting Service
444(3)
Publishing a Web Site
447(1)
Search Engine Submission and Optimization
447(2)
Session 8.2 Quick Check
449(1)
Tutorial Summary
450(1)
Key Terms
450(1)
Review Assignments
451(1)
Case Problems
452(4)
Lab Assignments
456(1)
Quick Check Answers
456(3)
Security on the Internet and the Web
459(52)
Security Threats and Countermeasures
459(1)
Session 9.1
460(1)
Understanding Security Basics: Secrecy, Integrity, and Necessity
460(9)
Secrecy and Encryption
461(2)
Integrity
463(3)
Necessity
466(3)
Online Crime, Warfare, and Terrorism
469(6)
Hackers, Crackers, and Script Kiddies
469(1)
Online Theft, Identity Theft, and the Ethics of Privacy
470(3)
Online Extortion
473(1)
Other Online Crimes
473(1)
Organized Crime Online
474(1)
Online Espionage, Warfare, and Terrorism
474(1)
Copyright and Intellectual Property Threats and Countermeasures
475(1)
Session 9.1 Quick Check
476(1)
Session 9.2
477(1)
Web Client Security
477(13)
Active Content: Java, JavaScript, and ActiveX
477(3)
Managing Cookies
480(4)
Web Bugs
484(2)
Adware and Spyware: Ethical Issues
486(1)
Firewalls
487(3)
Communication Channel Security
490(7)
Authentication and Digital Certificates
490(1)
Protecting E-Mail Messages
491(2)
Phishing Attacks
493(4)
Web Server Security
497(4)
Digital Certificates for Web Servers
497(3)
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
500(1)
Staying Current with Internet and Web Security
501(2)
Session 9.2 Quick Check
503(1)
Tutorial Summary
503(1)
Key Terms
504(1)
Review Assignments
504(1)
Case Problems
505(4)
Lab Assignments
509(1)
Quick Check Answers
509(2)
Electronic Commerce
511
Doing Business on the Internet
511(1)
Session 10.1
512(1)
What Is Electronic Commerce?
512(3)
Participant-Based Classification
513(1)
Activity-Based Classification
514(1)
Competitive Advantage and Transaction Cost Reduction
514(1)
Revenue Models for Electronic Commerce
515(13)
Online Catalog Revenue Model
515(3)
Advertising and Subscription Revenue Models
518(6)
Direct Fee Revenue Model
524(4)
Session 10.1 Quick Check
528(1)
Session 10.2
529(1)
Using the Web to Reduce Operational Costs and Increase Efficiency
529(5)
History of Business Cost Reductions Using Electronic Technologies
529(2)
Reducing Transaction Costs
531(3)
Improving Operational Efficiency with Intranets, Extranets, and Automated E-Mail
534(4)
Using Intranets and Extranets
535(2)
Using Automated E-Mail Messaging
537(1)
Online Auctions
538(3)
Consumer Concerns
541(2)
Transaction Security and Privacy
541(1)
Assurance Providers
542(1)
Ethical Standards
543(1)
International Nature of Electronic Commerce
543(2)
Language Issues
544(1)
Legal Issues
545(1)
Future of Electronic Commerce
545(1)
Session 10.2 Quick Check
546(1)
Tutorial Summary
546(1)
Key Terms
546(1)
Review Assignments
547(1)
Case Problems
547(4)
Lab Assignments
551(1)
Quick Check Answers
551
The Internet
Appendix A
Title Page
1(2)
Appendix A The Internet and the World Wide Web
3(1)
History, Structure, and Technologies
3(1)
The Internet and the World Wide Web: Amazing Developments
3(1)
Exploring Uses for the Internet
4(5)
New Ways to Communicate
4(1)
Information Resources and Software
4(4)
Doing Business Online
8(1)
Entertainment
8(1)
Computer Networks
9(3)
Client/Server Local Area Networks
9(1)
Connecting Computers to a Network
10(2)
Origins of the Internet
12(6)
Connectivity: Circuit Switching vs. Packet Switching
13(2)
Open Architecture Philosophy
15(1)
Birth of E-Mail: A New Use for Networks
15(1)
More New Uses for Networks Emerge
16(1)
Interconnecting the Networks
16(1)
Commercial Interest Increases
17(1)
Growth of the Internet
18(2)
From Research Project to Information Infrastructure
18(1)
New Structure for the Internet
19(1)
IP Addressing
20(1)
World Wide Web
21(4)
Origins of Hypertext
21(1)
Hypertext and Graphical User Interfaces Come to the Internet
22(2)
The Web and Commercialization of the Internet
24(1)
Business of Providing Internet Access
25(5)
Connection Bandwidth
26(4)
Appendix Summary
30(1)
Key Terms
30
The Internet Additional Research Assignments
Title Page
1(2)
Additional Research Assignment
3
Additional Research Assignment 1 Locating and Evaluating Health Care Information on the Internt
4(2)
Additional Research Assignment 2 Telemedicine
6(2)
Additional Research Assignment 3 Advances in Distance Learning
8(1)
Additional Research Assignment 4 The Future of the Semantic Web
9(2)
Additional Research Assignment 5 Using a Web Site to Translate Business Correspondence
11(1)
Additional Research Assignment 6 Using Short Messge Service to Send Text
12(1)
Additional Research Assignment 7 Evaluating the Use of Blogs in Business
13(2)
Additional Research Assignment 8 Midtown Travel Agency
15
Glossary/Index 1(22)
Task Reference 23


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