Internet & Emailing


Course Objectives:

This course provides trainees with an introduction to the concept of the Internet and the opportunity to gain a broad understanding of how the World Wide Web works. They will become proficient at using the browsers, learning how to search for, find and access information on the Web using a variety of different software tools. They will be able to communicate information with others by means of Internet e-mail and newsgroups.


A working knowledge of PCs and Windows is assumed, gained from the workplace or by prior attendance on a "PC Fundamentals" course.


People interested in connecting to the Internet and browsing the World Wide Web using current browsers.

What you will learn:

Ø Getting Started with Internet Explorer

· What is the Internet?

· Starting Internet Explorer

· The Internet Explorer Screen

· The Title Bar

· The Menu Bar

· The Standard Toolbar

· The Address Bar

· The Links Bar

· The Status Bar

· The Explorer Bar

· Getting Help

· Exiting Internet Explorer

Ø Browsing Web Pages

· What is a Web Page?

· Browsing the Web

· The Back and Forward Buttons

· The Stop and Refresh Buttons

· The Home Page

· Full-Screen Browsing

· Links and the Browser

· Finding Items on a Page

· Opening HTML Files

· Internet Explorer 5.0 Speed Keys

Ø Browsing the World Wide Web

· Uniform Resource Locators (URLs)

· Jumping Directly to URLs

· Returning to a URL

· Links to Favorite URLs

· Browsing and Creating Favorite Links

· Organizing Your Favorite List

· The Links Toolbar

Ø Security

· Security Zones

· Securing Transactions

· Content Advisor

Ø Searching for Information on the Web

· How Search Engines Work

· Using the Search Assistant

· Search Operators and Syntax

· Using Different Search Engines

· Using a Web Directory

Ø Working Offline and Downloading Files

· Browsing a Website Offline

· Managing Offline Content

· Saving, Editing and Printing Pages

Ø Downloading Files

· Internet Explorer and E-mail

· Internet E-mail Addresses

· Sending an Internet E-mail with Outlook Express

· Receiving and Replying to E-mail Messages

· Working with File Attachments

· Newsgroups

· Joining a Newsgroup Using Outlook Express

· Posting and Retrieving Newsgroup Messages

· Using Another Program to Send E-mail

Ø Customizing Your Browser

· Making Pages Load Quicker

· Setting Disk Space/Cache Usage

· Customizing the Toolbars

· Changing the Look of Web Pages.

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