Lesson Plan for Simon Smith's Internet Course 1

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Lesson 1

WEB

A strong emphasis is put on learning the tools of the trade especially keyboard shortcuts.
Discuss the Internet
Mention Servers and Web based email
Identify email and browsing software

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Quick look at Outlook Express and Internet Explorer
Mention Eudora Netscape Navigator
Lesson 2

WEB

Internet Explorer Overview mention Netscape Navigator
Define a web address in terms of its components.
Personal view settings
Hyperlinks
Favourites look at creating folders and organising the favourites
History (Basic)

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MSN, Yahoo, Set up MSN account for use in college
Lesson 3

WEB

Dial up networks
Access specified web pages.
Demonstrate how a web site is made up
Show the source code of a web page
Discuss current limitations regarding design and how web design differs from paper design
Define the difference between Web Site and Web Page
Advantage opening a link using "Open in New Window"

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Set up MSN in pop3 set up wizard
Outlook expresses overview
Create new message
Access incoming message
Reply, Reply ALL, Forward
Copy message
Editing or deleting entries in the mail box, Deleting emails

Lesson 4

WEB

Saving and opening pages
Browsing the Hard Drive
Selection techniques,
Copy data to other programs such as email and word processors
Save Data, including pictures and animations

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Web based email overview
Outlook Express
Copy to external folders

Lesson 5

WEB

Home page and setting it
The temporary Internet file
History and leaving a trail
Search (Basic)

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Access attached files
Attach file to email message
Using the "send to" feature in external programs
Storing Web addresses Favourites and sending ones self-links

Lesson 6

WEB

Message boards discuss crossover between outlook express
URL Storage systems

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Explore account section
Look at Newsgroups
Look at setting up a newsgroup on Outlook Express
Lesson 7

WEB


The search button V's specific sites
Specific sites for different jobs
Look at site specific search engines
Set up 7 search engine pages in the favourites
Data export
Advanced search techniques Boolean terms + , OR AND, NOT ,* and ? (Wildcards)
Searching with results using the "find on this page" function
Refining a search, include better combinations of words to use and looking within results.
Looking for relevance
Spotting Adverts and closing aggressive ad systems. (Pop Ups and close button hyperlinks)
Look at taking care with regards downloading inadvertently or otherwise illegal material or material that may be against company policy.
Look at lack of privacy (Eaves dropping software) especially in the workplace

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Recall stored emails
Touch on importing emails
Address book
Exporting and importing addresses
Backing up address books
Lesson 8

WEB
Chat rooms - Etiquette, safety issues

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Storing Email attachments
Printing emails
Lesson 9

WEB
E-Commerce, The pros and Cons, legal issues and Scams to avoid,
Printing confirmation forms, and web pages.
Discuss exporting relevant data to a word processor before printing it

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Lesson 10

WEB

Overflow lesson and revision

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Overflow lesson and revision