The CIW Internet Business Associate unit prepares students to work effectively in today’s business environment. In this unit you learn about the tasks involved in various Web Technology job roles, and the skills and technologies required to perform them. The career opportunities that demand these common Web-based skills are endless.
The following topics are covered: Information Technology (IT); IT Job Roles; IT Industry Career Opportunities; Technical Concepts and Training; Technology Adoption Models; Business Modeling; Data Modeling; The Importance of Standards; and That's a Hot Site.
The following topics are covered: Communicating via the Internet; Modern Web Technologies; Social Networking; Messaging; Blogging; Communicating Effectively over the Internet; Convergence and Unified Communications Technologies; and Web 2.0 Travel Guide?
The following topics are covered: Internet Technology; Overview of Networks; Overview of the Internet; Connecting to the Internet; Internet Protocols; Domain Name System (DNS); Cloud Computing; and Computing in the Cloud.
The following topics are covered: Introduction to Web Browsing; Basic Functions of Web Browsers; Installing a Web Browser; Web Addresses; How Browsers Work; Browser Choices; Browsing Techniques; Browser Elements; Configuring Web Browser Preferences; Proxy Servers; Troubleshooting Internet Client Problems; and Working the Help Desk.
The following topics are covered: Introduction to Multimedia on the Web; Objects, Active Content and Languages; Objects and Security Issues; HTML5 vs. Plug-ins; Introduction to Plug-in Technology; Data Compression and Decompression; Plug-in Installation; Types of Plug-ins; Firefox Add-Ons; Types of Viewers; Miscellaneous File Formats; Downloading Files with a Browser; and The Right Tools for the Job.
The following topics are covered: Introduction to Data Searching Tools; Overview of Databases; Introduction to Web Search Engines; Registering a Web Site with a Search Engine; Types of Web Searches; Basic Web Searching Techniques; Boolean Operators; Advanced Web Searching Techniques; Using Web Searches to Perform Job Tasks; Unexpected Web Search Results; Web Search Strategies; Evaluating Resources; Organizing Internet Research; Citing Copyrighted Online Resources; and To Be Valid or Not to Be Valid?
The following topics are covered: Introduction to Business Electronic Mail (E Mail); How E Mail Works; E Mail Configuration Requirements; E Mail Message Components; Creating and Sending E Mail Messages; Receiving and Viewing E Mail Messages; E Mail in the Workplace; E Mail Problems and Solutions; Personal Information Management (PIM); and Mastering the Art of E-Mail.
The following topics are covered: Introduction to Protecting Yourself Online; The Right to Be Forgotten; Spam; Cookies; Configuring Browser Security; Authentication; Encryption; Malware (Malicious Software); Virus Detection and Prevention; Spyware and Virus Removal; Updates and Patches; Locking Your Computer; Typosquatting; Protecting Company Resources; Firewalls; Security-Related Ethical and Legal Issues; and Legal Protection.
The following topics are covered: Internet Resource Tools; Mass E-Mail and Texting Services; List Servers; File Transfer Protocol (FTP); Managing Downloaded Files; Virtual Network Computing (VNC); Remote Desktop Connection; Peer-to-Peer Networks; Troubleshooting Using TCP/IP Tools; Open-Source Development; Proprietary Software and EULAs; Software Patents; and These Are Sensitive Files.
The following topics are covered: Overview of IT Project and Program Management; Resources for Technical Data; Project Management Fundamentals; Project Management Skills; Project Management Phases; The Project Triangle; Project Management Software; Creating Project Schedules; Documenting Projects; Planning and Scheduling Meetings; Browsers in the Business World; Reviewing Projects; Quality Assurance; Business Implications of IT Projects; Project Management Institute (PMI); Program Management Concepts; and We Need an Intranet!