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E Young Ch 3 & 13 Presentation

  1. 1. Overview of Chapter 3 By Elizabeth Young
  2. 2. In this presentation we will cover... <ul><ul><li>What is the Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Options to Connect to the Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is a Web Browser </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are Search Engines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Other Basics You May Need to Know </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3.   <ul><li>What is the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Worlds largest network of networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A way of technological communication between computers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to information about anything from your computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brought about by the Cold War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A useful tool for personal/business use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A great way to stay connected to everyone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Never ending and always developing </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. ?How was the Internet Started? <ul><li>Begining during the Cold War </li></ul><ul><li>  Troops needed ways to communicate through computers </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Researchers needed computers to communicate </li></ul><ul><li>These two factors were the cause for Internet </li></ul><ul><li>UCLA, Stanford Research Institute, </li></ul><ul><li>University of CA Santa Barbara and University of Utah </li></ul><ul><li>were first to sucseed in 1969 </li></ul>
  5. 5.   <ul><li>      Options for connecting to the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dial-Up...connection using a phoneline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cable... connection using modem through cable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DSL... connection using phone without interferance of calls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FiberOptics... glass or plastic tubes transmitting through light </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>FiberOptics are the fastest connection </li></ul><ul><li>Dial Up is slowest </li></ul><ul><li>Check your local providers options as some are not available everywhere </li></ul>
  6. 6.         What is a Web Browser??? <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Software installed on your computer </li></ul><ul><li>Allows you to locate, view and navigate the web </li></ul><ul><li>Popular browers include, but not limited to </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FireFox... by Mozilla </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Explorer ... by Microsoft </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Safari ... by Apple </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Chrome ... by Google </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7.       Search Engines vs Web Browser <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Web Browsers are programs used to acces Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Search Engines SEARCH the individual web sites </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Popular search engines include </li></ul><ul><li>Google, Bing, Yahoo, MSN Search, and Ask </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>There are also Metasearch Engines  </li></ul><ul><li>These generate results from search engines </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  8. 8. Other uses for the Internet <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Email.. An electronic form of mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Networking.. A way to communicate with large groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Databasing..You can import data and allow it to be accesable to anyone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shopping.. Convient shopping from home through web sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gaming.. There are video games that connect you to others playing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schooling.. Options for attending college online </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Privacy and the Internet <ul><li>PROS </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>You can adjust your settings </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Extra security is available </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>You decide what to do </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Web sites offer safety </li></ul><ul><li>CONS </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Internet is accesable to anyone </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Viruses can be contracted anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>People can acces anything you do </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  10. 10. Well, it's not the last page of the internet we have learned the Internet is never ending. It is the end of this presentation I hope you find this helpful

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