Introduction to World Wide Web

Schedule:

Thursdays, May 8 & 15, 2014
Time: 9:30 to 11:30 am
Two 2-hour sessions
(Previously offered five times in 2013, and in January & March 2014.)

Fee:

$30

Prerequisites:

Beginning Windows seminar, or equivalent knowledge

Description:

  • This seminar is an introduction to the Internet or the World Wide Web on the Personal Computer (PC).
  • You will get hands-on practice using the Windows operating system, gain skill in using the mouse, and get experience with some useful computer programs.
  • You will get examples of how PCs and the Internet can be useful in your life and activities.
  • The lessons are divided into a two-week seminar. Topics include E-Mail Accounts, Exploring the Internet, Backup, and Computer Security.
  • You will be given a manual to keep. The manual contains a step-by-step review of the material covered. In addition, the manual contains several standalone sections that will be helpful references as you continue your computer experiences.

Goals:

Lesson: Creating E-Mail accounts and Exploring the World Wide Web (the Internet)

  • Learn to connect to the Internet and open a browser
  • Become familiar with the parts of a browser
  • Learn how to navigate to a specific Web page
  • Learn how to browse Web sites using links and navigation arrows
  • Search the Internet
  • Learn the basics of e-mail software
  • Read, compose, send, and reply to e-mail

Lesson: Backup and Computer Security

  • Learn how to create and implement a backup plan
  • Learn about the various threats to your computer security and how to protect your computer

Instructor:

Annette L. or Steve D.



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