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The Internet and World Wide Web by Mind Map: The
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The Internet and World Wide Web

Objectives Overview

Discuss the evolution of the Internet

Indentify and briefly describe various broadband internet connections and state differences between broadband internet connections and dialup connections

Describe the tyeps of internet access providers

Describe the purpose of an IP address and its relationship to domain name

Explain the purpose of a Web browser and identifly the complain of a Web address

Descibe how to use a search engine to for information on the Web and differentate between a search engine and a subject directory

Describe the types of Websites

Explain how Web pages use graphics, animation, audio, video, virtual reality, and plug-ins

Identifly and briefly describe the steps required for Web publishing

Describe the types of ecommerce

Explain how e-mail, mailing lists, instant messaging chat rooms, VoIP, newsgroups and message boards, and FTP work

Identifly the rules of netiquette

The Internet

The internet is a woldwide collection of networks that links millons of business, goverment agencies, educational institutions, and individuals

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Evolution of the Internet

The internet originals as ARPANET in September 1969 and had two main golas

Each organization is reponsible only for maintaining its own network

Inyernet2 connects more than 200 universities and 115 companies via a high-speed private network

Many home and small business users connect to the internet via high-speed boradband internet service

An access provider is a business that invidials and organizations access to the Internet free or for a free

An IP address is a number that uniquely identifies each computer or device connected to the interner

A domain name is the text version of an IP address Top-level domain(TLD)

A DNS server translates the domain name into its associated IP address

The World Wide Web

The World Wide Web, or web,consists of a worldwide collection of electronic documents (Web pages)

A Web site is a collection of related Web pages and associated items

A Web server is a computer that delivers requested Web pages to your computer

Web 2.0 refers to Web sites that provide a means for users to internet

A Web browser, or browser, allows users to access Web pages and 2.0 programs

A Web page has a unique address called a URL or Web address

Tabbed browsing allows you to open and view multiple Web pages in a single Web browser window

Two types of search tools are search engines and subject directories

A search engine is helpful in locating items such as

Some Web browser contain an Instant Search box to eliminate the steps of displaying the search engine's Web page prior to entering the search text

Search operators can help to your search

There are thirteen types of Web sites

Multimedia refers to any application that combines text with:

A graphic is a digital representation of nontext information

A thumnail is a small version of a lager graphic

Animation is the appearance of motion created by displaying a series of still images in sequence

Video consists of full-motion images that are played back at various speeds

A plug-in is a progarm that extends the capabillity of a Web browser

Web publishing is the development and maintenance of Web pages


E-commerce is a business transaction that occurs over an electronic network

M-commerce identiflies e-commerce that takes places using mobile devices

Other Internet Services

Instant messsaging (IM) is a real-time internet communications service

A chat is a real-time typed conversation that takes place on a computer

A chat room is a location on an internet server that permits users to chat with each other

E-mail is the transmission of messages and files via a computer network

An e-mail program allows you to create, send,receive,forword,store,print,and delete e-mail messages

VoIP(Voice over IP) enables users to speak to other users over the internet

A newsgroup is an online area in which users have written discussions about a particular subject

Typically requires a newsreader

A message board is a Web-based type of discussion group

FTP(File Tranfer Protocol) is an internet standard that permits file uploading and dowloading with other computers on the internet

Many operating systems include FTP capabilites

An FTP server is a computer that allows users to upload and/or dowload files using FTP


Netiquette is the code of acceptable internet behavior


History and stucture of the internet

World Wide Web

Browsing,navigating,searhing,Web publishing,and e-commerce

Other internet services e-mail instant messaging, chat rooms,VoIP,newsgroups and message boards, and FTP

Rules of netiquette