Project #1

Project:# 1 What is the Internet?

  • SEARCH ENGINES Learn how to use them!! Then use them!
  • Glossary of Internet terms
  • NetDictionary
  • William F. Slater, III, President, ISOC-Chicago Very Cool Powerpoint presentation
  • Evaluating Web Sites
    1. History of Internet and WWW: The Roads and Crossroads of Internet History by Gregory R. Gromov
    2. The Computer Museum History Center is the world's authority on the history of computing technology. Our collection spans hardware, software, audio clips, films, documentation, etc."
    3. Hobbes' Internet History Timeline
    4. Read Internet Basics and take notes.
    5. Read An Internet History and take notes.
    6. Community Memory from David Bennahum
    7. Netizens: History of Internet
      Reviews of Netizens: History of Internet
    8. Read More Internet Information
    9. Quotes about Cyberspace
    10. WWW History Project
    11. NetHistory a personal account.
    12. Lists
    13. Cyberculture Studies
    14. As We May Think Vannevar Bush.
    15. Forbes: The Big Issue
    16. The birth of the computer.
    17. The Web is Dead or is it?
    18. Read info from PBS's Triumph of the Nerds
    19. Our MBHS Internet reference
    20. Dictionaries of Computer Terms
    21. The Internet has a great deal of information about itself, as you would expect. If you assign each student team in an Information Technology class to report on just one aspect of its history, their collected works should be a fine compendium. To make their search easier, send them to the Internet History Theme Page
    22. For students who prefer a non-technical view of the Internet, have them describe why the coffee pot at Cambridge University was such a useful part of the early Internet.
    23. Becoming a Web-Head
    24. EFF "Net
    25. Glossary of Internet Terms

    Keep notes on the info you find and where you found it!!!
    Title, Author, URL
    The URL is the most important piece of info you collect. It guarantees that you and others can return the spot.

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