Form 1 Term 2 Week 5.1

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Form 1 Term 2 Week 5.1

  1. 1. INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY Term 2 ~ Week 5.1 Specific Objective ~ 2.3.1
  2. 2. Objectives <ul><li>Use a URL (uniform resource locator) to access a specific web page of their choosing. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Required Previous Knowledge <ul><li>Student can properly use the mouse. </li></ul><ul><li>Know the parts of a web browser. </li></ul>
  4. 4. REVIEW PARTS OF THE WEB BROWSER ENVIRONMENT
  5. 5. Web Browser Environment <ul><li>The browser window allows users to navigate through the www. </li></ul><ul><li>Throbber ~ is the graphic in the top-right corner of the web browser that animates when the browser is downloading a web page. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Web Browser Features 1 5 4 3 MAIN WINDOW 2
  7. 7. Web Browser Features <ul><li>Menu Bar </li></ul><ul><li>Throbber Icon </li></ul><ul><li>Standard Toolbar </li></ul><ul><li>Status Bar </li></ul><ul><li>Address Bar </li></ul><ul><li>Main Window </li></ul><ul><li>Address Bar </li></ul><ul><li>T he location of the web page you are currently browsing. </li></ul><ul><li>Type the URL and click the Go button to access a particular website. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Back / Forward / Stop / Reload Standard Toolbar <ul><li>Back ~ Returns to a previously visited site. </li></ul><ul><li>Stop ~ Halts the loading of the current page. </li></ul><ul><li>Forward ~ Returns to a more recent visited site. </li></ul><ul><li>Reload ~ Retrieves the most recent version of that page. </li></ul>
  9. 9. ACCESSING A WEBSITE WITH A URL
  10. 10. Accessing A Website With A URL <ul><li>URL is an address that points to a specific resource on the web. </li></ul><ul><li>To access a particular website, you need to know its URL. </li></ul><ul><li>Once you know the address of the site you want to visit, you can use a web browser to access it. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Every file on the Internet has a unique URL, no matter what. </li></ul><ul><li>Web browsers use the URL to retrieve files from the host computer (i.e. where they reside) and download them to the users computers to be displayed on the monitor. </li></ul>Accessing A Website With A URL
  12. 12. Accessing A Website With A URL By The Numbers <ul><li>Open a web browser window. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be certain your computer is connected to the internet. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SLC in the ADDRESS BAR and remove the existing URL if any. </li></ul><ul><li>Type the desired URL. (Don't worry about the “http://”.) </li></ul><ul><li>Click on “GO” or press “ENTER”. </li></ul>
  13. 13. BROWSING A WEB PAGE USING HYPER-LINKS
  14. 14. Browsing A Web Page Using Hyper-Links <ul><li>Is a navigation tool to another section of the same web page to different website. </li></ul><ul><li>Typically identified as being underlined . </li></ul><ul><li>Changes colour when selected or if the link has already been clicked/visited. </li></ul><ul><li>The mouse pointer changes as you view a web page, changing its function. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Browsing A Web Page Using Hyper-Links <ul><li>Pointer Arrow ~ For controlling the browser main features. </li></ul><ul><li>Insertion Pointer ~ For typing and selecting text. </li></ul><ul><li>Pointer Finger ~ For selecting hyper-links you wish to follow. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Browsing With Hyper-Links By The Numbers <ul><li>Place the mouse pointer on any hyper-link within a web page. You can see the link's URL in the STATUS BAR. </li></ul><ul><li>To follow a link to its location or content, single left click. </li></ul><ul><li>Wait for the new web page to load the content. You can watch the Throbber or Progress Bar. </li></ul>
  17. 17. DEMONSTRATION BROWSING A WEB PAGE USING HYPER-LINKS
  18. 18. PRACTICAL WORK BROWSING A WEB PAGE USING HYPER-LINKS
  19. 19. Practicals ~ Browsing A Web Page Using Hyper-Links <ul><li>Working in groups, please do the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Internet Explorer. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Goto http://www.ghana.gov.gh </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Browse through the website using the Hyper-Links, Forward, Back, and Reload, buttons. </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. QUESTIONS

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