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Eff use of internet

  1. 1. Computer Lab Group D Horwood Language Centre
  2. 2. Today’s Topic <ul><li>Effective use of internet </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Acronyms and terminology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Browsers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How to ZIP a file, unzip </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>FTP </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PDF </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Create webpage with </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MS Word </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dream weaver </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Acronyms and terminology <ul><li>www : World-Wide-Web is a system that enables the provision of, and access to, various information resources on the internet. World-wild-web documents consist of text that may incorporate links to related documents, graphics, sounds & movies. </li></ul><ul><li>Browser – a software/program that is used on a networked computer to access the world-wide-web. </li></ul><ul><li>URL – Uniform Resources Locator – the address of any thing on the internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Webpage – the file that is displayed by the browser. </li></ul><ul><li>Web Server – a computer on the network that makes webpage available. </li></ul><ul><li>HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) – Language used to create webpage. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Important terminologies <ul><li>Bandwidth - A measurement of how much information can be transmitted at a given time over the Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Book marking - A way of storing pointers to favorite Web sites in your browser. </li></ul><ul><li>AntiVirus Program - Software that monitors a computer for viruses and eliminates them before damage occurs. </li></ul><ul><li>allow the viewing, downloading, and uploading of files on remote computers. </li></ul><ul><li>HTTP - Hypertext Transfer Protocol. The Internet protocol that the Web uses to send information to the client, so the client browser can view Web pages. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Important terminologies <ul><li>HTML - Hypertext Markup Language. The standard for adding tags to a text file, so that the file is able to be interpreted by a Web browser. </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperlink - An icon, graphic, or word in a file that, when clicked with the mouse, automatically opens another file for viewing. Also called a hotlink or link. </li></ul>For more terminologies visit: http://purple.nd.edu.au/coms/bj/units/co110/co110f/110fdiction.htm http://www.netlingo.com/inframes.cfm
  6. 6. Icon - A small abstract graphic representation of an object or idea. <ul><li>Link - A word or phrase emphasized in a hypertext document that acts as a pointer to related information. Links in a Web browser are usually underlined and are a different color than the rest of the text. </li></ul><ul><li>URL - Uniform Resource Locator. Describes the location and access method of a resource on the Internet. This is also known as the &quot;Web site address.&quot; </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is internet <ul><li>&quot;The Internet is a cooperative computer network of networks that links governments, schools, libraries, corporations, individuals, and others to each other and to vast information resources. The Internet protocol links many disparate and independent networks together so that they appear as a single network to the user.... About 149 countries have connections to some sort of an international computer network; of these, about 63 countries have direct connections to the Internet [1997 statistic] </li></ul>- definition comes from a fact sheet published by the U.S. National Research Council's Board on Science and Technology for International Development (BOSTID)
  8. 8. Browsers <ul><li>Internet Explorer Vs Netscape </li></ul><ul><li>Important Buttons – Home, Forward, Backward, Reloading, Stop, Search, Print, History & hyperlinks. </li></ul><ul><li>Book Mark a webpage </li></ul><ul><li>Save a webpage - How to save/download files (“save target as”) </li></ul><ul><li>How to enter a website by entering URL </li></ul>
  9. 9. File Types <ul><li>Pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Doc </li></ul><ul><li>Zip </li></ul><ul><li>More types can be found at: http://www.matisse.net/files/formats.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.gsu.edu/~wwwdls/web_resources/web_technologies/extensions.html </li></ul>
  10. 10. Introduction to PDF <ul><li>What can I do with PDF? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating electronic documents. PDF is as close as you can get to 'the paperless office'. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More and more applications can read PDF files. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Archiving data. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive documents. PDF can be used for electronics forms in which the filled-in data can be stored in a data base. </li></ul></ul>How do I open PDF files? Acrobat reader – http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/ <ul><li>How do I create PDF files? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Adobe Acrobat </li></ul></ul></ul>Useful Links http://www.infodiv.unimelb.edu.au/telars/flds/documents/Acrobat%20-%20PDF%20and%20beyond.pdf
  11. 11. What are the advantages of PDF? <ul><li>It is a cross platform standard. This means that somebody can create a PDF file on a Unix workstation and you can open it on a Mac or PC and still see the document just like it was intended to be viewed. </li></ul><ul><li>PDF files are compact. PDF supports a number of sophisticated compression algorithms as well as a clever file structure to keep the file size of PDF files down to an absolute minimum. </li></ul><ul><li>PDF files can contain multimedia elements like movies or sound as well as hypertext elements like bookmarks, links to e-mail addresses or web pages and thumbnail views of pages. </li></ul><ul><li>PDF supports security. The creator of a PDF file can set various security options. It is possible to lock a PDF so it can only be opened with a password. It is also possible to forbid changing the content of a PDF or disable the option to print a PDF file. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Downloading Files <ul><li>FTP (ftp://www.unimelb.edu.au/) </li></ul><ul><li>WS_FTP demo </li></ul>
  13. 13. Compressing/Decompressing Files <ul><li>Why do we need to compress? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the program available? </li></ul><ul><li>Program need to expand </li></ul><ul><li>Example/Demo </li></ul>
  14. 14. Search On the Web <ul><li>Useful search links </li></ul><ul><li>www.lib.unimelb.edu.au/elib/www.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.searchenginewatch.com/facts/index.html </li></ul>
  15. 15. Searching On the Web Cont.. <ul><li>Demo – using www.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>How to narrow the search </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>AND, OR, NOT </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>+ and - </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Search within the results </li></ul><ul><li>Image, web searches </li></ul>
  16. 16. Virus Protection Softwares <ul><li>VirusScan Virus Protection software for PC – available to all the staff and student of the university of Melbourne. Can be found on: </li></ul><ul><li>ftp://www.unimelb.edu.au/unimelb-only/anti-virus/ </li></ul>
  17. 17. Useful Web links <ul><li>SIS – Student information service website http:// sis.unimelb.edu.au / </li></ul><ul><li>Careers & Employment Unit http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/careers/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>Current student page www.unimelb.edu.au/student </li></ul><ul><li>IT Handbook http://www.unimelb.edu.au/student/IT-handbook </li></ul>
  18. 18. Useful Web links Cont.. <ul><li>ISP – Internet Service Providers </li></ul><ul><li>What are the facts you need to consider when choosing an ISP? </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.unimelb.edu.au/student/isp.html </li></ul>
  19. 19. Useful Web links Cont.. <ul><li>Library Catalogue </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Connect to another library – CoolCat </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>View Your Circulation Record </li></ul></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Break <ul><li>15 minutes break </li></ul>
  21. 21. Introduction to Webpage creation <ul><li>How to create a personal webpage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using MS Word </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create a word document with your personal webpage contents. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Save as “html” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using Dreamweaver program </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How to save/upload it to the university server </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload to ftp address: home.student.unimelb.edu.au </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View your page http://www.student.unimelb.edu.au/~username/ </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Checklist <ul><li>Copy and paste text into a page </li></ul><ul><li>Choose fonts, font styles, font sizes and font colours. </li></ul><ul><li>Change fonts, font styles, font sizes and font colours. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose indentation and alignment for text. </li></ul><ul><li>Insert a graphic. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a size and position for a graphic. </li></ul><ul><li>Create external links to other sites. </li></ul><ul><li>Create internal links to other pages within your project. </li></ul><ul><li>Create an email link. </li></ul><ul><li>Insert and edit a table. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose background colour for table </li></ul><ul><li>Add border to table </li></ul><ul><li>Define table width in pixels or percentage </li></ul><ul><li>Define cell width in pixels or percentage </li></ul><ul><li>Set vertical and horizontal alignment of text and graphics in cells. </li></ul><ul><li>Add and remove rows and columns </li></ul><ul><li>Create bullet points. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to create different types of frames. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Useful Links <ul><li>http://www.infodiv.unimelb.edu.au/telars/flds/documents/Weblecturenotes.pdf </li></ul>
  24. 24. Any Questions? END of Session

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