Dec 04, 2021
CSCI 1050 - Internet Essentials: Concepts, Use and Design Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 3 Lab None
Recommendation: Basic computer competency (use of keyboard, mouse, Windows).
- Theory and application of Internet use
- Role of the ISP/choosing an account
- Installing dial-up software, TCP/IP, PPP, web browser
- Theory and application of access technology
- Multimedia formats, their delivery and display
- Internet conferencing & instant messaging
- Telnet, FTP
- How the Internet works
- Overview of webs, web servers
- Client Hardware/software requirements
- Types of connections/transmission technologies
- Other network hardware (e.g. routers, gateways)
- Client/server architectures
- Introduction to transmission technologies
- Web server hardware and software technologies
- Use of the Internet in ECommerce
- B2C concepts and examples
- B2B concepts and examples
- C2C concepts and examples
- E-money and EBPP (Electronic Bill Presentation and Payment)
- Revenue models
- Commercial products and services to establish an e-commerce site
- IV. Web Markup Languages
- Web Development Tools
- Client-side scripting languages:
- Server-side languages, applets and controls
- Database access
- Different development tools & environments
- Theory and application of Web content creation and management
- Format and structure of a web site
- Principles and application of web site design, creation, maintenance
- Publishing webs and remote administration
- Forms and different ways to handle form input
- User authentication and security
- Collaborative creation and version control
- Database use and access
- Web metrics and analytic tools
- Site monitoring
- Inclusion of simple scripts and controls
- Different tools for web site maintenance/reporting
- Web site hosting services
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- describe how information is created, stored, transmitted and accessed on the internet.
- perform advanced searches for information on the Internet.
- use a variety of internet applications and tools such as internet conferencing, list servers, peer-to-peer networking and secure e-mail.
- describe the types of internet security breaches, such as viruses, worms, spyware and “phishing” hoaxes, that may be encountered when using e-mail or performing file downloads
- describe safeguards that can be taken to minimize the security concerns given in the previous objective.
- differentiate the various forms of e-commerce found on the Internet, including Business-to-Customer, Business-to-Business, and Customer-to-Customer.
- describe the tools and technologies involved in the implementation of e-commerce sites
- use the steps and processes involved in designing, developing and maintaining a web site.
Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)
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