Everything I Need to Know About the Internet I Learned in ECOMP 7007
Searching the Internet <ul><li>Quotation marks </li></ul><ul><li>Specific site for specific question </li></ul><ul><li>Dog...
Reliable Information <ul><li>Sites are on multiple search engines </li></ul><ul><li>Look at domain names (.edu, .org, .gov...
Online Resources <ul><li>Education World </li></ul><ul><li>Discovery Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Scholastic </li></ul><ul><l...
New Technology <ul><li>Smartboards </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Web2 (Alpha/Beta) </li></ul><ul><li>Razr (Mot...
What to do with Limited Resources <ul><li>Webquests </li></ul><ul><li>Grouping (teach people skills) </li></ul><ul><li>Net...
Generation M <ul><li>Instant feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Emails are for “old” people </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-taskers </li><...
Web Design Do’s <ul><li>Working links – test  </li></ul><ul><li>Links open in new windows </li></ul><ul><li>Design for you...
Web Design Don’ts <ul><li>No dark background and light text </li></ul><ul><li>Not too lengthy </li></ul><ul><li>No dead-en...
Ah Ha’s <ul><li>No need for www. or http// </li></ul><ul><li>Control down arrow in Groupwise </li></ul><ul><li>Keyboard sh...
The Rest of It … <ul><li>It is just simply awesome! </li></ul><ul><li>Part of everyday life </li></ul><ul><li>Ethics and r...
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  1. 1. Everything I Need to Know About the Internet I Learned in ECOMP 7007
  2. 2. Searching the Internet <ul><li>Quotation marks </li></ul><ul><li>Specific site for specific question </li></ul><ul><li>Dogpile </li></ul><ul><li>Use synonyms </li></ul><ul><li>Order of the words </li></ul><ul><li>Stay with first page results </li></ul><ul><li>Search links on a specific site </li></ul>
  3. 3. Reliable Information <ul><li>Sites are on multiple search engines </li></ul><ul><li>Look at domain names (.edu, .org, .gov) </li></ul><ul><li>Site awards or recognitions </li></ul><ul><li>Backward linking </li></ul><ul><li>Look at advertisements on site </li></ul><ul><li>Look for errors (grammar, spelling) </li></ul><ul><li>Is it too good to be true? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it look good, do the links work? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Online Resources <ul><li>Education World </li></ul><ul><li>Discovery Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Scholastic </li></ul><ul><li>Eduplace </li></ul><ul><li>Awesome Library </li></ul><ul><li>Educause </li></ul><ul><li>4teachers.org (ORG) </li></ul><ul><li>Askjeeves.com (ask.com) </li></ul>
  5. 5. New Technology <ul><li>Smartboards </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Web2 (Alpha/Beta) </li></ul><ul><li>Razr (Motorola) </li></ul><ul><li>Treo (Sprint) </li></ul>
  6. 6. What to do with Limited Resources <ul><li>Webquests </li></ul><ul><li>Grouping (teach people skills) </li></ul><ul><li>Netiquette </li></ul><ul><li>Scavenger Hunts </li></ul>
  7. 7. Generation M <ul><li>Instant feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Emails are for “old” people </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-taskers </li></ul><ul><li>Random thinkers </li></ul><ul><li>Culturally diverse </li></ul><ul><li>Hyper communicators </li></ul><ul><li>Fundamentally different </li></ul>
  8. 8. Web Design Do’s <ul><li>Working links – test </li></ul><ul><li>Links open in new windows </li></ul><ul><li>Design for your audience (elem v. high) </li></ul><ul><li>Graphics add to content </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll down – concise </li></ul><ul><li>Vary text size and fonts </li></ul><ul><li>Light backgrounds and dark text </li></ul>
  9. 9. Web Design Don’ts <ul><li>No dark background and light text </li></ul><ul><li>Not too lengthy </li></ul><ul><li>No dead-end links </li></ul><ul><li>Annoying extras </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t add elements without ALT text </li></ul>
  10. 10. Ah Ha’s <ul><li>No need for www. or http// </li></ul><ul><li>Control down arrow in Groupwise </li></ul><ul><li>Keyboard shortcuts </li></ul><ul><li>Undo/Redo icons </li></ul><ul><li>Taskbars </li></ul><ul><li>M’s pay attention while multi-tasking </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Rest of It … <ul><li>It is just simply awesome! </li></ul><ul><li>Part of everyday life </li></ul><ul><li>Ethics and responsibility </li></ul>

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