Catalog Description: An introduction to the structure, design,
and operation of the Internet, including the electronic and physical structure
of networks; how email and Web browsers work; domain names; mail and file
transfer protocols; encoding and compression of both text and graphics;
http and HTML; the design of Web pages; and the operation of search engines.
Both history and societal implications are explored.
Prerequisites: basic familiarity with word processing and email.
Limitations: Open to all students. Limit 25.
Instructor: Judy Franklin
|Tuesdays, starting Jan 27||7-9 pm||Burton B01|
|Wednesdays, starting Jan 28||7-9 pm||Seelye 212|