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MIS-111 Introduction to Internet Technologies Survey

To test your current skill level and knowledge of Internet concepts in order to determine if MIS-111, Introduction to Internet Technologies, is an appropriate course for you, take this survey and answer Yes or No to the following statements.

* The first four questions are pre-requisite skills, and therefore are not not taught in MIS-111. If you answer NO to either question 1, question 2, question 3 or question 4 then take the survey for IMS-100, the survey for IMS-101, and the survey for IMS-115. 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.

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Pre-requisite Skills
1. 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.)
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2. 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 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.)
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3. 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.)
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4. 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.)
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Lab Skills and Internet Concepts
5. I can identify at least three browsers and name the software developer of each browsers.

6. I can define the primary purpose of a browser.

7. I can clearly explain the difference between a browser and a search engine.

8. I can define HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) and explain why HTML was so instrumental in the growth of the Internet.

9. I can list the required tags in a basic HTML document.

10. I can create a web site with external and internal links, graphics, email links, tables and forms.

11. I can create an internal Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)to change the appearance of text on a web page.

12. I can describe different types of search indexes, such as static index/site map, keyword index, full text index.

13. I am adept at using various search engines with key phrases that include Boolean operators to quickly and efficiently find information on the web.

14. I can define online service and Internet service provider, and distinguish between dial up, DSL, Broadband Cable, ISDN connection technologies.

15. I am proficient at using FTP to transfer files using a browser, using an FTP client, and from the command line.

16. I can identify and explain the difference between and OS (operating system) and a NOS (Network Operating System.)

17. I can explain the services that use various communication protocols, such as TCP/IP, HTTP, SHTTP, FTP, Telnet, Mailto, NNTP, POP, SMTP, and IMAP.

18. I can explain client-server architecture.

19. I can identify streaming and non-streaming sound and video files used on the web.

20. I can explain WML and WAP as it relates to wireless internet appliances.

21. I can name the seven layers of the OSI model.

22. I can explain the OSI model layers as applied to a TCP/IP network.

23. I can name four or more different types of servers.

24. I can define push versus pull technology.

25. I can explain what an octet is, and how this relates to IP addressing.

26. I can explain DHCP.

27. I can explain the difference between hubs, switches, bridges, routers and gateways.

28. I can explain sub-netting versus segmenting methodologies for dividing large networks.

29. I can explain the Client/Server Database model.

30. I can define DHTML and give examples of web pages that employ dynamic content.

31. I can give some examples of client side versus server side scripts.

32. I can define the difference between compiled languages and scripting languages.

33. I can define DBMS (database management system), and RDBMS (relational database management system.)

34. I can list and explain network intrusion types, such as SYN flooding, Ping flooding and Mail flooding.

35. I can list and explain protection strategies including authentication strategies such as User ID & Passwords, Smart Cards, and Digital Certificates.

36. I can define asymmetric encryption and PGP encryption.

37. I can define computer virus and describe the four main types which are boot sector, file, Trojan horse, and macro viruses.

38. I can explain how to set up a proxy server and how to use it as a firewall.

39. I can identify at least three ways to draw more traffic to my corporate web site.

40. 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.

41. I can explain each of the following strategies for doing business on the web: EDI, Online Cataloging, Shopping Carts, EFT and EBT.

42. I can explain the legal concerns in E-business, including topics such as jurisdiction, contracts, and intellectual property rights.

43. I can explain what each of the following organizations do/have done in standardizing the Internet: InterNIC, ICANN, IEEE, ISO, ANSI, and ARIN.

44. I can explain what the HTTP 403 error is and what it mean.

45. I can demonstrate the use of TCP/IP diagnostic utilities such as: ARP, PING, TraceRT, IPCONFIG, WinIPcfg, Netstat, NBSTAT, and NSLookUP.


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