CIS 68I: Using The Internet

Assignment 1 Chapter 1

 

Part A

Read Chapter 1 Into the Internet pages 2 - 27

 

Part B

Define these key terms from Chapter 1 (terms must be numbered and completed on computer).


1.      Internet

2.      World Wide Web

3.      E-mail

4.      Client/Server Network

5.      FTP

6.      Upload

7.      download

8.      Telnet

9.      TCP/IP

10.  Internet backbone

11.  HTML

12.  Home Page

13.  Web Site

14.  Web Page

15.  ISPs Internet Service Providers

16.  POTS or dial-up service

17.  DSL

18.  Cable modem

19.  Satellite

20.  Wi-Fi

 


Part C

1. Visit ten of the sites listed below. Write about each site explaining what you found, what you liked, what you did not like, and whether or not you would visit the site again.

 

    1. SHOCKWAVE: http://www.shockwave.com/
    2. The Web Museum: www.louvre.fr/louvrea.htm
    3. The Wall Street Journal: interactive.wsj.com
    4. Monster.com: http://www.monster.com/
    5. Mp3.com: http://www.mp3.com/
    6. Collegenet: http://www.collegenet.com/
    7. The Smithsonian: http://www.si.edu/
    8. C/NET: http://www.cnet.com/
    9. USA Today: http://www.usatoday.com/
    10. Ebay: http://www.ebay.com/
    11. Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/
    12. Urbanlegends: http://www.urbanlegends.com/
    13. Travelocity: http://www.travelocity.com/
    14. How Stuff Works: http://www.howstuffworks.com/
    15. One World Journeys: http://www.oneworldjourneys.com/

 

Part D

 

Staple this cover page on top of your completed work. All answers should be typed.