Introduction to the Internet Blackbird Leys IT Zone 1 November 2006
Introduction to the Internet <ul><li>Part 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting started </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Introduct...
Introductions <ul><li>Wotcher! </li></ul><ul><li>Aims and objectives </li></ul>
Who you? <ul><li>Hi </li></ul><ul><li>Say a little about who you are and why you are here. </li></ul><ul><li>What do you w...
Who? Me? <ul><li>2 Jags? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>well, two bikes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4 Careers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chef...
Aims and objectives <ul><li>At the end of this 5-week course you should be able to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Show how to use ...
What’s the Internet? Clips from Atlas of Cyberspace:  http://www.cybergeography.org/atlas/
An INTERnational NETwork of networks
Browsers <ul><li>What’s a browser? </li></ul><ul><li>A tool that lets you use the World Wide Web </li></ul><ul><li>Basic m...
Guided tours <ul><li>Maps of cyberspace </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.cybergeography.org/atlas/   </li></ul></ul><ul><l...
Warriors of the Net <ul><li>Watch the movie </li></ul><ul><li>What did you think of it? </li></ul>
What can you do with the Net? <ul><li>Find out stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Send and receive e-Mail </li></ul><ul><li>Share int...
Find out stuff <ul><li>Google  http://www.google.co.uk/   </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_P...
Break!
E-Mail <ul><li>Setting up an account </li></ul><ul><li>Sending a message </li></ul><ul><li>Replying to a message </li></ul>
Yahoo mail <ul><li>Sign up for a mail account here: </li></ul><ul><li>http://uk.yahoo.com/   </li></ul>
 
 
 
Remember <ul><li>Write down your Yahoo Mail username </li></ul><ul><li>Write down your e-mail address </li></ul><ul><li>Wr...
Wind up
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A course for adults with little or no experience with the Internet taught at Blackbird Leys IT Zone (BLITZ) on the eastern edge of Oxford, England

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Introduction to the Internet 1

  1. 1. Introduction to the Internet Blackbird Leys IT Zone 1 November 2006
  2. 2. Introduction to the Internet <ul><li>Part 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting started </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Introductions and background </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What is the Internet? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Finding information </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Break </li></ul><ul><li>Part 2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E-Mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Setting up an account </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sending a message </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Replying to a message </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Introductions <ul><li>Wotcher! </li></ul><ul><li>Aims and objectives </li></ul>
  4. 4. Who you? <ul><li>Hi </li></ul><ul><li>Say a little about who you are and why you are here. </li></ul><ul><li>What do you want to get from this course? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Who? Me? <ul><li>2 Jags? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>well, two bikes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4 Careers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chef </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oil industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lecturer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Computers </li></ul><ul><li>Poetry </li></ul>Big Fire Kitchen by Gonzalo Barrientos Land Rig by Roozbeh Feiz Computers from the bad old days Bike by Marin Me by Al
  6. 6. Aims and objectives <ul><li>At the end of this 5-week course you should be able to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Show how to use the Web to find information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Google, BBC, maps, government, libraries, Wikipedia </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set up an e-mail account on Yahoo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Send, get, reply and save messages </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Show how to use the Web to buy and sell </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Train tickets, Amazon, e-Bay </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Show how to use the Web for sharing interests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs, mySpace, Flickr, youTube, </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. What’s the Internet? Clips from Atlas of Cyberspace: http://www.cybergeography.org/atlas/
  8. 8. An INTERnational NETwork of networks
  9. 9. Browsers <ul><li>What’s a browser? </li></ul><ul><li>A tool that lets you use the World Wide Web </li></ul><ul><li>Basic mouse moves </li></ul>
  10. 10. Guided tours <ul><li>Maps of cyberspace </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.cybergeography.org/atlas/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Warriors of the Net http://www.warriorsofthe.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>The living Internet http://www.livinginternet.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia on the Internet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet#Today.27s_Internet </li></ul>
  11. 11. Warriors of the Net <ul><li>Watch the movie </li></ul><ul><li>What did you think of it? </li></ul>
  12. 12. What can you do with the Net? <ul><li>Find out stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Send and receive e-Mail </li></ul><ul><li>Share interests </li></ul><ul><li>Buy things </li></ul><ul><li>Sell things </li></ul>
  13. 13. Find out stuff <ul><li>Google http://www.google.co.uk/ </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page </li></ul><ul><li>BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/ </li></ul><ul><li>Other sources? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Break!
  15. 15. E-Mail <ul><li>Setting up an account </li></ul><ul><li>Sending a message </li></ul><ul><li>Replying to a message </li></ul>
  16. 16. Yahoo mail <ul><li>Sign up for a mail account here: </li></ul><ul><li>http://uk.yahoo.com/ </li></ul>
  17. 20. Remember <ul><li>Write down your Yahoo Mail username </li></ul><ul><li>Write down your e-mail address </li></ul><ul><li>Write down your e-mail password (but remember to keep this private) </li></ul><ul><li>You will need this information next week </li></ul>
  18. 21. Wind up

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