Computer literacy for ic3 unit 3

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Unit 3 Living Online
Chapter 1: Understanding the Internet
Lesson 1: Survivable Communications
Topic 1 How traditional phone systems work [network of connected networks] (1.1.4)
Topic 2 Need for a system that could survive a nuclear war
Topic 3 How packet switching works (TCP/IP) (
Topic 4 Birth of the Internet to connect military and university research centers (1.1.2)
Lesson 2: Networks of Computers
Topic 1 Relationships between Computers (LAN, peer-to-peer, servers and clients) (1.1.3) (1.1.1, 1.1.2)
Topic 2 Connecting computers [node, Ethernet, fiber optic, wireless] (1.1.1,
Topic 4 Wide Area Networks (WAN) (1.1.2)
Topic 5 Connecting networks to networks [gateways, "super network?] (1.1.1, 1.1.4)
Topic 6 World-wide naming system, Universal Resource Locator (URL) (3.1.1, 3.1.2
Topic 6 Role of domain names, domain name servers (2.1.2)
Topic 7 Nodes-gateways (routers, through put) and hosts (end points)
Topic 8 Main connections between nodes [backbone, telephone companies, microwave, satellite, undersea fiber optic]
Topic 9 Benefits and risks (1.1.6, 1.1.7)
Lesson 3: Birth of the World Wide Web
Topic 1 Researcher writes code that works on all computers-Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) [HyperText Transfer Protocol, HTTP] (3.1.1)
Topic 2 Web browsers - Mozilla, Netscape, and Internet Explorer make it popular [Web site, Web page, Home Page] (3.1.1)
Topic 3 Relationship between WWW and the Internet
Topic 1 Types of Web sites [commercial, academic, organizations, government, military] and country extensions (3.1.3)
Lesson 4: Joining the World Wide Web
Topic 1 Gateway computers - onramp to the Internet [domains] (1.1.4)
Topic 2 Internet Service Providers (ISP) provide onramp service for individuals [host domains]
Topic 3 Connection speeds [bits, bytes, bits per second, bytes per second, prefixes kilo, mega, giga, tera, broadband] (1.1.1)
Topic 4 Connecting to an ISP via the telephone company [dial-up, DSL, modem, T1, Fiber Optic, cell phone cellular broadband, G3] (1.1.5)
Topic 5 Connecting to an ISP via the cable television company [co-axial cable, cable modem] (1.1.5)
Topic 6 Connecting to an ISP via Wireless radio [antenna, dead zones] (1.1.5)
Topic 7 Connecting to an ISP via satellite link (dish antenna)
Lesson 5: Control and Financing of the Internet
Topic 1 Government turns over management to private industry
Topic 2 Role of telephone companies
Topic 3 How companies charge for service
Topic 4 Control of domain names
Topic 5 Taxation
Lesson 6: Security, Privacy, and Ethics
Topic 1 Network admin code of ethics
Topic 2 Firewalls (1.1.1)
Topic 3 Encryption and Virtual Private Networks (VPN) [HTTPS] (3.1.1)
Topic 4 Network security [Login, authentication (1.1.1, 1.1.8)
Topic 5 Intranets (1.1.2)
Chapter 2: Gathering Information Online
Lesson 1: Using a Web Browser
Topic 1 Functions of a Web Browser, navigating the Web [URL or IP address, Forward and Back, Home page, (3.1.4)
Topic 2 Elements of a Web site [text, graphics, text links, graphic links, buttons/menus/check boxes] (3.1.2, 3.1.4, 3.2.2)
Topic 3 Domain names by country and function (3.1.4)
Topic 4 Storing Web pages for quick access [cache, refresh] (3.1.1, 3.1.5)
Topic 5 History of pages visited (3.1.6)
Topic 6 Modifying browser settings [Plug-ins, home page (3.1.11)
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