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  • 1. How to install The Web Detectives Windows Computers – basic installation Place the CD-ROM in the relevant drive of your computer. Double-click on the Setup icon and follow the on-screen instructions. For a standard installation click Next on each screen. This will add The Web Detectives to your programs menu in the location, Start>Programs>Sherston>The Web Detectives The installed version will still require the CD-ROM to be in the drive during use. Apple Mac Computers – basic installation Place the CD-ROM in the relevant drive of your computer. Double-click on the Install The Web Detectives icon and follow the QuickStart on-screen instructions. For a standard installation click Next on each screen. Standard installation will create a shortcut to The Web Detectives on your desktop. The installed version will still require the CD-ROM to be in the drive The Web Detectives has been designed to develop pupils’ during use. understanding and application of the skills required to use the Internet safely and effectively. The program’s innovative simulated Installing Software on a Network – if you wish to install The Web Internet environment means that connection to the Internet is not Detectives on a network, please refer to the installation guide in the required – making it 100% safe for pupils. User Guide. The Two Modes of Use Recommended Minimum System Requirements Tutorial Mode – enables pupils to access each of the 12 focused Apple Mac Computers Windows Computers tutorials. Power Mac G3 233MHz Pentium® 233MHz Adventure Mode – pupils use their Web skills to complete an exciting processor processor adventure. 128MB RAM 64MB RAM OS X version 10.2 or later Main Interface Buttons Microsoft® Windows® 16 Bit colour Version 98 or later Click on this button to repeat the current narration and Soundcard 16 Bit colour animation. CD-ROM drive Soundcard Click on this button to advance through the program. CD-ROM drive Many Sherston titles will run on computers with lower specifications Click on this button to receive help from Julia. than those listed above. However, in some cases, performance may be affected. Click on this button to return to the Tutorial Menu or the Section If you require any further advice concerning our minimum specifications Menu. or if you experience any difficulties, please do not hesitate to call our Technical HelpDesk: 01666 843 224. Please note: Hold down CTRL and press the Q key, at any time, to return to the Main Menu.
  • 2. Tutorial Overviews Tutorial 8: Searching for Images Introduction: What is the Internet? Practises and develops efficient searching skills required for looking for Introduces the concept of the Internet and how computers are linked images. together worldwide. Tutorial 9: Using the History Tutorial 1: The Browser Window Demonstrates how to find and open a Web page using the History Introduces and explains the functions of the buttons and features of a button. Web browser. Tutorial 10: Designing a Web Page Tutorial 2: Elements of a Web page Demonstrates how to create and publish a Web page using a simple Explains the different elements of a Web page including hyperlinks, Web design program. text, images, address and status bars. Tutorial 11: Internet Safety Tutorial 3: Entering a URL Focuses on the key questions to consider when using the Internet and Teaches pupils about Web addresses and explains how to type an email. Further information and advice on Internet safety can be found address into a Web browser to request a page. in the User Guide. Tutorial 4: Using Hyperlinks Tips for Using the Internet Safely Demonstrates different links to other Web pages and Web sites and teaches pupils how to recognise hyperlinks. DO think about whether the information on Web pages is accurate, up-to-date, reliable or biased. Tutorial 5: Bookmarking and using the Favourites List DO tell an adult if you come across a Web page that makes you feel Teaches pupils why and how to use the Favourites list. uncomfortable or embarrassed. Tutorial 6: Using a simple Search Engine DO enjoy using the Internet safely and responsibly – it can be great Demonstrates how to use keywords effectively when searching for fun. information. DON’T tell strangers your name, email address, phone number, or Tutorial 7: Refining Searches where you live. Teaches pupils how to combine keywords into phrases and use quotation marks to refine searches. DON’T agree to meet anyone in person without checking it out with your parents.