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Example.ppt

  1. 1. Internet Research Practice and Experience Ravi Iyer
  2. 2. Objectives  Basic overview of technology  Practical Tips  Examples of Internet Research  Lessons from those Experiences  Stress reducing vs. stress inducing  Got a project? Got ideas?
  3. 3. Basic Internet Technology  Where do I put my studies? (domain names & hosting)  How do I create a study? (html, forms, php)  How do I get subjects? (ads, myspace, craigslist)  How do I store and retrieve data? (mysql, email)
  4. 4. A Home and an Address Web Server Space A Domain Name/URL  It’s just space on a  Owning a domain computer that’s name is cheap ($6- always connected to 20)/year. the internet.  Buying a name once  $8-30/month. you’re famous is  Includes a control expensive ($1000s) so panel (cpanel, plesk) buy your name now!  Make sure it has the  Registrars (GoDaddy) technology you want and nameservers.  Or use the psychwiki  Get your ideas out server for free! there!
  5. 5. From Your Control Panel  View Site Statistics (ie. Which search engines, what links give you traffic…are people coming and leaving?)  Create and erase databases  Administer Email  Password Protection
  6. 6. Creating a Study  A web page is just a text file.  FTP software allows you to put the text file on your web server.  HTML gives the text file formatting.  Forms are HTML items that allow data input by the user.  Javascript and PHP allow dynamic functionality.  SQL allows you to write data to a machine readable format (SPSS, excel)

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