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CST 106 - Internet Foundations

Credits: 1
Develops skills to access and use the Internet emphasizing easy information retrieval. Introduces essential Internet areas such as E-Mail and the use of Graphical Web Browsers. Credit may be earned in only one of the following: CST 106, CPS 160, CIS 160 or CIS 161.

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Demonstrate understanding of the features of an electronic mail system via Internet
    1. Compose and send e-mail
    2. Open, read, and delete receive e-mail
    3. Manage an e-mail account including archiving messages and the use of folders
    4. Create and manage entries in an e-mail address book
    5. Subscribe to and utilize a listserv and define the use and value of a listserv
  2. Demonstrate understanding and use of a graphical Web browser.
    1. Define what a URL is and the various URL domains
    2. Access a specific web page from a URL
    3. Navigate various Web pages through links
    4. Perform efficient searches of the World Wide Web for specific information using a variety of search tools.
  3. Apply essential Unix to support basic Internet usage.
    1. Log on to a personal Internet account
    2. Use a basic Unix text editor
    3. Create signature and ?plan? files
    4. Create and delete Unix directories
    5. Move and rename Unix files
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of Internet-related ethics and security.
    1. Define issues with personal and information security
    2. Describe Internet etiquette
    3. Define various ethical issues related to the emerging Internet

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