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Introduction to the Internet 2

  1. 1. Introduction to the Internet: Navigation basics Blackbird Leys IT Zone 8 November 2006
  2. 2. Introduction to the Internet: Information seeking <ul><li>Part 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your reflections on last week </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More on the Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Review e-Mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your account </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sending a message </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Replying to a message </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Part 2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Finding information </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Review: Reflections on last week
  4. 4. 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>
  5. 5. Course 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>
  6. 6. Session objectives <ul><li>Explain how “data” travels across the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Name the main search engine and one other </li></ul><ul><li>Explain to your colleagues different reasons you have for finding information </li></ul><ul><li>Find images on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Ask a good search question </li></ul><ul><li>Describe what is meant by “safe surfing” </li></ul>
  7. 7. An INTERnational NETwork of networks
  8. 8. Warriors of the Net <ul><li>Watch the movie </li></ul><ul><li>What did you think of it? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Break!
  10. 10. 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>
  11. 11. Session tasks <ul><li>Name the main search engine and one other </li></ul><ul><li>Find an image of the Crab Nebula on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Find a recipe for chocolate cake </li></ul><ul><li>Find out how much 135 Euros is in Sterling </li></ul><ul><li>Describe what “pop-ups” are </li></ul>
  12. 12. 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>Videojug http://www.videojug.com </li></ul><ul><li>Other sources? </li></ul>
  13. 13. What is “good” stuff? <ul><li>Can you trust what you read? </li></ul><ul><li>How can you cross check? </li></ul>
  14. 14. What is safe surfing? <ul><li>On line banking </li></ul><ul><li>On line buying </li></ul><ul><li>Scams, scams, scams </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rule of life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Never give details in an e-mail! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Never give details in an e-mail! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>You mean… </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Never! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other rules. Just say “No!” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pharma on-line: V14gr4, etc, etc? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Naughty stuff” on-line? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And, don’t click on the pop-ups! </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Wind up

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