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Internet Explorer Menu bar Internet Explorer Logo (This may animate) Title Bar Location Text box Web Page Tool bar Add to Favorites Week 1 Day 1 CS 1003 Computer Proficiency List of files you will need for this lab: Week 1 Day 1 Answer Sheet.docx . You are to obtain this file for this class from Desire2Learn. Click the link for Week 1 Day 1 on the Desire2Learn Content page and click Save as . You should save the file on your hard drive or a flash drive. This assignment does not require the textbook. Continue reading this document, which contains information about personal computers and the Internet. Starting on page 5 there will be tasks to perform on the computer and you will be asked questions about the results of those tasks. Record the answers to the questions on the answer sheet in the appropriate blank. Upon completing all the questions, you will be asked to save the answer sheet and upload it to the drop box for Week 1 Day 1 on the Desire2Learn course site. CS 1003 Week 1 Day 1 03:00:25 03:00:25 Page 1
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COMPUTER PROFICIENY Welcome to the Worldwide Web In this assignment, you will learn about Web browsers and there components and functionality. The Web browser that we will use is Internet Explorer. The Worldwide Web The Worldwide Web ( WWW ) is an Internet-based information service that has made it possible for more people to do more things on the Internet than ever before. It integrates text, graphics, audio, and video information in a way that makes them easy to access. In the past, users of the Internet had to know where the different components of a document (text, graphics, etc.) were located, have to retrieve them, and then put them together. The Web relieves the user of most of this tedium. The Web is not only a powerful research tool, but it is also a lot of fun. Web documents are called Web pages . A collection of linked or related Web pages is sometimes called a Web site . They are located on Web servers all around the world. Web pages are hypertext documents , which mean that they contain links. Links are pictures or words in the document on which you can click to be sent to yet another Web page. To access the Web, you need a client program called a Web browser . Some popular Web browsers are Microsoft Internet Explorer , and Netscape. This semester we will use Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer Internet Explorer is available for personal use on home and office computers. If you have an Internet Service Provider, they will supply you with a web browser. The labs at OSU have both Netscape Communicator Version 4.7 and Internet Explorer. 1. Start Internet Explorer. You can do this by following these directions. On the Desktop of your machine is an icon for Internet Explorer. You can see it on the right side of your screen. See Figure 1 .
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