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Doing2Learn European Project. Lesson about what is internet.

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What is internet

  1. 1. WHAT IS INTERNET? This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
  2. 2. WHAT IS INTERNET? <ul><li>Today the internet offers the opportunity to access to any information, to correspond with someone who has an e-mail account, or call directly (Skype) to discuss a topic in a forum, to share experiences or information on a personal website, on a blog or a page from a sharing site. It is a tool with multiple uses: professional, leisure, research, communication, etc. </li></ul>
  3. 3. HOW DOES IT WORK? <ul><li>Internet is composed of a multitude of networks around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Each network is connected to a separate entity (university, provider of internet access, military). </li></ul><ul><li>To contact them, the networks share business data establishing a direct connection. </li></ul><ul><li>Each network is connected to several other networks. </li></ul>
  4. 4. WHAT IS A DOMAIN? <ul><li>A domain name is an identification label that defines a realm of administrative autonomy, authority, or control in the Internet, based on the Domain Name System (DNS). </li></ul><ul><li>The Domain is an identification system that locates the organization owner of that domain, such as &quot;;. On an email address, it is often written at the end . </li></ul>
  5. 5. WHAT IS AN URL? <ul><li>URL (Uniform resource locator) is informally called a web address. URL are used to identify pages and websites. URL enable Web browsers to find all the sites and web pages. </li></ul><ul><li>when you look for a site or a specific page of a site, you can type the URL in the address bar search and access to the information that you want. </li></ul>
  6. 6. WHAT IS A WEB BROWSER? <ul><li>The web browser is a software application whose main function is to allow the user to consult all available information on the web. </li></ul><ul><li>A user uses the web browser in 3 different ways:  </li></ul><ul><li>When typing an address in the address bar, the browser makes the research. </li></ul><ul><li>When he has a site inscribed in the list of favorite sites, the browser makes the research. </li></ul><ul><li>When following an hyperlink, the browser makes the research. </li></ul>
  7. 7. WHAT ARE WEB PAGES? <ul><li>A webpage or web page is a document or resource of information that is suitable for the World Wide Web (www) and can be accessed through a web browser and displayed on a computer screen. </li></ul><ul><li>A web page contains: text, images, audio and attached documents. </li></ul>
  8. 8. WHAT ARE WEBSITES? <ul><li>A website is a collection of related webpages, images, videos or other digital assets that are adressed relative to a common Uniform Resource Locator (URL). </li></ul><ul><li>A website can handle any subject, it may hace commercial, informative or entertainment value. </li></ul>
  9. 9. REGISTRATION ON WEBSITE? <ul><li>Many websites ask the user registration, this to access much additional and detailed information. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The registration in a website is not difficult, you have to type your name, surname, e-mail account a nickname and a personal password to receive a personal account. </li></ul>REGISTRATION ON WEBSITE?
  11. 11. <ul><li>When you give them your dates be careful of the costs. Some website are free, but some asks you a fee. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Once registered on a website you will receive the confirmation of your registration on your e-mail address. </li></ul>REGISTRATION ON WEBSITE?
  12. 12. HOW TO FIND SOMETHING IN THE WEB? <ul><li>Click on the Search button or type in your favorite Search Engine, eg. </li></ul><ul><li>When you get to the search engine, enter your search terms (what you want to find) in the text box and click on Search. To describe what you are looking for be as specific as possible. </li></ul><ul><li>You will (hopefully) get a list of results. Review them and click on one that sounds like what you want. </li></ul>
  13. 13. THE PRIVACY IN THE WEB <ul><li>How do I protect myself online? </li></ul><ul><li>To help safeguard your privacy, the Australian Government has released a StaySmartOnline website with information and tips on how you can protect yourself online. </li></ul><ul><li>Cybersmart, developed by the Australian Communications and Media Authority, provides resources and practical advice to help young kids, teens and parents safely enjoy the online world. </li></ul>