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Higher Info Systems. R
evisions
Timetable
.
Yellow booklet “Unit 3c: The Internet”
.


Date

Chapter

Task
:


Read through chapter

identified

making key notes from the materials in
relevant section of your revision jotter. Copy and learn the summary items in
re
vision jotter, including statements from Glossary for terminology given.

06
-
Oct
-
11




Chapter 1:


Pg 1


How the
Internet works

After studying this topic, you should be able to:



describe the structure and topology of the Internet



explain what is meant by I
nternet hosting



explain how packet switching works



describe the role of routers and routing tables



explain the purpose of TCP/IP and IP addresses



explain how gateway addresses and sub
-
net masks work



explain the structure of a URL

13
-
Oct
-
11

20
-
Oct
-
11

Co
mplete end of topic test Pg 20

27
-
Oct
-
11








Chapter 2:


Pg 21


Internet
Organisations

After studying this topic, you should be able to:



describe the purpose of the following protocols

o

http

o

ftp

o

pop / smtp

o

TCP/IP

o

Telnet



describe the function of the fol
lowing organisations

o

IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force)

o

IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority)

o

W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

o

Nominet



describe the main features and purposes (as they relate to the
Internet) of

o

the Data Protection Act (DPA)

o

the Com
puter Misuse Act (CMA)



explain the need for international agreements and policing of the
Internet

03
-
Nov
-
11

10
-
Nov
-
11

Complete end of topic test Pg 40

17
-
Nov
-
11








Chapter 3:


Pg 41


Internet
resources and
services

After studying this topic, you

should be able to:



describe the main services provided over the Internet

o

web pages

o

e
-
mail

o

conferencing and newsgroups

o

file transfer

o

chat / instant messaging



describe a range of features and uses of Internet resources,
including

o

academic web pages

o

commerci
al web pages

o

personal web pages



evaluate web resources in terms of

o

accuracy

o

bias

o

credibility

24
-
Nov
-
11

01
-
Dec
-
11

Complete end of topic test Pg 64

08
-
Dec
-
11





Chapter 4
:


Pg 65


Basic web
page

construction

After studying this topic, you should be
able to:



describe the structure of a web page



explain how a web page can be constructed using

o

a web authoring package

o

direct HTML coding



use the following HTML tags to construct basic web pages

o

head

and body

o

meta

o

table, tr, td

o

h1_ to h6, font

o

p_ and br

15
-
Dec
-
11

05
-
Jan
-
12

Complete end of topic test Pg 93

12
-
Jan
-
12


Chapter 5
Pg
95


Advanced
HTML
techniques

After studying this topic, you should be able to:



describe some functions of browsers

o

HTML interpretation

o

client
-
side scripting



describe and exem
plify hyperlinks using

o

absolute page addressing

o

relative page addressing

o

graphical hyperlinks

o

anchors

o

mailto: links

o

submission forms



describe and exemplify the use of client
-
side scripting for

o

alerts

o

form validation

19
-
Jan
-
12

26
-
Jan
-
12

Complete end of
topic test Pg 115

02
-
Feb
-
12


Chapter 6
Pg
117


Website
Development

After studying this topic, you should be able to:



describe and identify website design issues, including

o

page structure and layout

o

uniformity of presentation

o

download efficiency

o

browser
compatibility issues



use a cascading stylesheet to format a web page



describe and exemplify a multi
-
paged website

09
-
Feb
-
12

16
-
Feb
-
12

Complete end of topic test Pg 132

23
-
Feb
-
12


Chapter 7
Pg
133


Internet
developments

After studying this topic, you

should be able to:



describe contemporary technical Internet developments including

o

web based databases

o

dynamic page design



describe the use of server
-
side scripting and php



describe security and privacy issues relating to

o

encryption, PGP and RSA

o

public an
d private keys, and key distribution

o

secure sockets

o

proxy servers

o

firewalls

o

cookies

o

site usage tracking

01
-
Mar
-
12

08
-
Mar
-
12

Complete end of topic test Pg 156

15
-
Mar
-
12

Revisit sections of internet Unit as directed by Staff.


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