I am familiar with the
PC and use of a mouse , and know how to startup and properly shut down a personal computer. (This is a pre-requisite skill , and therefore is not taught in MIS-111. If you answered NO to this question then take the survey for IMS-100 and the survey for IMS-101 and consider taking one of these courses prior to MIS-111. If you are interested in the basics of how to use the internet consider taking MIS-108, Internet basics.)
I can use
Microsoft® Word word processing software to cut, paste, copy, and move text, and I can insert graphics into a document. (This is a pre-requisite skill , and therefore is not taught in MIS-111. If you answered NO to this question then take the survey for IMS-115 and the s urvey for IMS-101 and consider taking one of these courses prior to MIS-111. If you are interested in the basics of how to use the internet consider taking MIS-108, Internet basics.)
I understand good
file management , can create folders, and know how to navigate, find, and copy files from a location on the hard drive to a floppy and visa versa. (This is a pre-requisite skill , and therefore is not taught in MIS-111. If you answered NO to this question then take the survey for IMS-100, the survey for IMS-101 and the survey for IMS-115. Then consider taking one of these courses prior to MIS-111. If you are interested in the basics of how to use the internet consider taking MIS-108, Internet basics.)
I have an
e-mail account and know how to send and receive email with attachments. (This is a pre-requisite skill , and not taught in MIS-111. If you answered NO to this question then take the survey for IMS-100, Then consider taking IMS-100, or MIS-108 prior to MIS-111. If you are interested in the basics of how to use the internet consider taking MIS-108, Internet basics.)
Lab Skills and Internet Concepts
I can identify at least three browsers and name the software developer of each browsers.
I can define the primary purpose of a browser.
I can clearly explain the difference between a browser and a search engine.
I can define HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) and explain why HTML was so instrumental in the growth of the Internet.
I can list the required tags in a basic HTML document.
I can create a web site with external and internal links, graphics, email links, tables and forms.
I can create an internal Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)to change the appearance of text on a web page.
I can describe different types of search indexes, such as static index/site map, keyword index, full text index.
I am adept at using various search engines with key phrases that include Boolean operators to quickly and efficiently find information on the web.
I can define online service and Internet service provider, and distinguish between dial up, DSL, Broadband Cable, ISDN connection technologies.
I am proficient at using FTP to transfer files using a browser, using an FTP client, and from the command line.
I can identify and explain the difference between and OS (operating system) and a NOS (Network Operating System.)
I can explain the services that use various communication protocols, such as TCP/IP, HTTP, SHTTP, FTP, Telnet, Mailto, NNTP, POP, SMTP, and IMAP.
I can explain client-server architecture.
I can identify streaming and non-streaming sound and video files used on the web.
I can explain WML and WAP as it relates to wireless internet appliances.
I can name the seven layers of the OSI model.
I can explain the OSI model layers as applied to a TCP/IP network.
I can name four or more different types of servers.
I can define push versus pull technology.
I can explain what an octet is, and how this relates to IP addressing.
I can explain DHCP.
I can explain the difference between hubs, switches, bridges, routers and gateways.
I can explain sub-netting versus segmenting methodologies for dividing large networks.
I can explain the Client/Server Database model.
I can define DHTML and give examples of web pages that employ dynamic content.
I can give some examples of client side versus server side scripts.
I can define the difference between compiled languages and scripting languages.
I can define DBMS (database management system), and RDBMS (relational database management system.)
I can list and explain network intrusion types, such as SYN flooding, Ping flooding and Mail flooding.
I can list and explain protection strategies including authentication strategies such as User ID & Passwords, Smart Cards, and Digital Certificates.
I can define asymmetric encryption and PGP encryption.
I can define computer virus and describe the four main types which are boot sector, file, Trojan horse, and macro viruses.
I can explain how to set up a proxy server and how to use it as a firewall.
I can identify at least three ways to draw more traffic to my corporate web site.
I can name six (or more) important features to look for in selecting a hosting service, and explain why each feature is critical to a web based business.
I can explain each of the following strategies for doing business on the web: EDI, Online Cataloging, Shopping Carts, EFT and EBT.
I can explain the legal concerns in E-business, including topics such as jurisdiction, contracts, and intellectual property rights.
I can explain what each of the following organizations do/have done in standardizing the Internet: InterNIC, ICANN, IEEE, ISO, ANSI, and ARIN.
I can explain what the HTTP 403 error is and what it mean.
I can demonstrate the use of TCP/IP diagnostic utilities such as: ARP, PING, TraceRT, IPCONFIG, WinIPcfg, Netstat, NBSTAT, and NSLookUP.