Jan 19, 2021  
2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

CTP 110 - Internet Fundamentals

3 credit hours - Three hours of lecture weekly; one term.
(formerly CSI 127 - Internet Fundamentals)

Learn concepts, tools, and resources available on the Internet through lectures, classroom demonstrations and supervised lab experiences. Identify characteristics of the Internet, Web browser configuration and operations, Web-based application software, and current and emerging tools for searching and acquiring information from the Internet. Learn website design and construction in HTML. Lab fee $25.

Note: It is highly recommended that students who do not have a working knowledge of computers complete CTA 103  before enrolling in CTP 110 .

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Explore the Internet Technology, tools and resources available
    • Difference between various kinds of connections to Internet
    • Select a suitable connection for business, home user
    • Accessing Internet on phones and mobile devices
    • How the Internet works
    • Difference between various types of IP addresses
    • Function of voice over IP
    • Find internet connection speed
    • Set up Internet email
    • Subscribe to listserv and newsgroup
    • Search people by name, telephone, address
  • Design and implement HTML program
    • Create a web site with inter-connected web pages using HTML
    • Insert hyperlinks in web pages to resources on the Internet (URLs)
    • Insert graphics and links to resources on a storage device
    • Make use of cascading style sheet (CSS) while developing web pages
    • HTML standards specified by W3C coding standards
    • embed image as a background
    • use text of various sizes
    • Use bulleted lists
    • Insert table to organize information
    • Create navigation bar
  • Evaluate web pages
    • Determine author credentials
    • Determine author’s knowledge on the subject
    • Figure out domain type
    • Published by entity that makes sense
    • Evidence of bias
    • Date created
  • Browse the Internet
    • Difference between directories, search engines/meta-search engines
    • Examine strengths/weaknesses of various browser
    • Boolean operators
    • Advanced searches
    • Explore grid and cloud computing
  • Create documents using Web-based software
    • Create a Word compatible document
    • Create Excel compatible worksheet
    • Create PowerPoint compatible presentation
    • Use photo-editing software
Core Competencies
Core 1 Communication Core 2 Technology Fluency Core 3 Information Literacy Core 8 Social and Civic Responsibility Core 10 Innovative and Critical Thinking