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PERSEKUTUAN HOKKIEN KULAI
INTERNET COURSE (DAY 1)
by LIM SEE HONG


1 What is the Internet?
i. LAN, INTRANET, WAN, INTERNET
ii. Origin: ARPAnet (Advanced Research Projects Administration)
iii. MILNET (Military Net)
iv. Internet Protocol (IP)

2 What is available on the Internet?
i. World Wide Web (WWW, W3 or Web)
ii. Electronic Mail (Email)
iii Internet Phone
iv. Newsgroup
v. Internet Relay Chat
vi. File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
vii. ICQ
viii Telnet, MUD, Finger, Gopher, WAIS, etc

3 Who manages the Internet?
i. ISOC (Internet Society)
ii IAB (Internet Architecture Board)

4 What do you need to go on the Internet?
i. Computer - Windows (Pentium), Apple Macintosh, Linux
ii Modem - internal/external V.90/56K
iii. How does a modem work? (Modulate and Demodulate)
iv. How to plug in telephone line and what safety measures to take?
v. How do we dial up and what software to choose?
vi. What is HTTP?
vii. What does YAHOO stand for?
viii. What is URL?
ix. Softwares - Browser Application
x. What is hypertext and hyperlink?


5 What is a portal?
i. What are the most popular portals in the world?
ii. What are the popular portals in Malaysia?
iii. Let's go surfing
Suggested educational links for you to browse
Some websites require ChineseStar, so launch it before browsing.

www.kid12.com
gb.chinese.yahoo.com
yahoo.com.cn
sinchew-i.com
nanyang.com
www.moon.com/star
tmsol.net.my
www.parlimen.gov.my
www.tourism.gov.my
www.jaring.my
xipworld.com/cptan
www.thestar.com.my/comics/kee
thestar.com


6. Favourites
i. Adding websites (URL) to your favourites.
ii. Managing your favourites