The ExpertRating Online Internet Course
(leading to ExpertRating Introduction to the Internet Skills
net-savvy in six short weeks! Learn where the Internet came from,
what makes it tick, and where it's headed. Learn five secrets about
e-mail that you'll wish you knew long ago. Learn how to attach
programs, documents, links, and pictures to simple e-mail messages.
Learn how to safely download, locate, decompress, and open almost
any type of file. Learn advanced search techniques so that you'll be
able to find fast answers to virtually any question.
how to get free help on almost any subject in the newsgroups, and
learn how you can conduct live conferences over the Internet with
chat or Internet Telephony. Take control of remote computers with
Telnet. Become expert at blogging, the newest and most exciting
phenomenon to sweep the Internet since the advent of the World Wide
This course includes a knowledgeable and
caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons,
facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor
for this course will be Craig Power.
ExpertRating Online Internet Course instructor :Craig Power has
worked in adult continuing education for more than 18 years. A UCLA
graduate, he created custom accounting software for state and local
governments; developed an online course delivery and marketing
platform currently used by more than 1,500 colleges and universities
in the US, Canada, and Australia; developed an interactive cellular
biology video for the Los Angeles Unified School District; taught
college-level information technology courses; started and grew a
thriving small business; and served as an executive with a large
academic publishing corporation.
Introduction to the Internet requirements:
For taking this instructor led ExpertRating Online Internet Course you need
Internet access, E-mail, and the Microsoft Internet Explorer or
Mozilla Firefox Web browser, and a computer of any type.
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the course very much. I took the course mainly to fill in my
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class. I really enjoyed learning and applying what I learned. Thanks."
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gave me a chance to work at my pace. I would strongly recommend it to others as
it was recommended to me."
learned a great deal not only from the material but also from the interaction
with the other students"
learned a lot from this course. I came into it thinking I knew all of it and
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learned more than I expected. The information was very in-depth. I am more than
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but never felt overwhelmed by the way the information was presented."
love the instructor's writing style, humor, knowledge of subject, and his
vocabulary. Also, he seems to relate to a busy person. His lessons are
informative and compact."
really enjoyed the course. The instructor made the reading very easy and
really loved taking this course and Iím looking forward to taking many other
thought the course was great and the material was easy to understand and I
learned quite a bit."
thought this was an excellent course! I did know some of the information before
I started, but what I didn't know I found to be very interesting! I really
enjoyed this course and learned a lot from it!"
Powers is by FAR a great teacher. Although we have never met each other, I
really feel we have become great friends. I someday hope to meet him in person
as so to shake his hand."
instructor, Craig Power has a very effective teaching method. The courses are
course was the first class I have taken on-line. I have acquired knowledge that
will help not only at work but also at home. It was also a great deal of fun."
is a well-written, interesting course that I found just right to squeeze in to
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interesting and thought provoking material."
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ExpertRating Internet Technologies Skills Certification)
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World wide airmail delivery of the hard
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An online transcript that can be used to
prove your certified credentials on the internet at any time.
How do I get certified?
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ExpertRating Online Internet Courseware (which would take you 6 weeks) and complete the final
Internet Technologies Skills Certification exam at your convenience. You can complete the exam within 2 months of buying the
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What learning aids will I get?
ExpertRating Online Internet Course includes the following learning aids:
24 x 7 hour access to the courseware. A printer friendly version of the
ExpertRating Online Internet Course is also provided
A friendly instructor to answer your questions online
A discussion area to have your questions answered
Chapter end quizzes to ensure that you are learning important aspects of every chapter
Chapter assignments to help you practically use the
Internet Skills that you will learn during the Internet Technologies Skills Course.
What is the final exam like?
The final exam is fully based upon the
ExpertRating Online Internet Courseware that is provided along with the
Internet Technologies Skills Certification. If you have gone through the courseware properly you should not have a problem clearing the exam. The exam consists of multiple choice questions from all chapters of the
ExpertRating Online Internet Courseware.
What are the course start dates?
ExpertRating instructor led courses commence
every month, you can always choose a suitable date for your course
commencement in any month. To see available course start dates,
please click on the "Enroll now" button.
All courses run for six weeks, with a two-week grace period at the end. Two lessons are released each week for the six-week duration of the course. You do not have to be present when the lesson is released, but you must complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.
A new section of each course starts on the second or third Wednesday of each month. If enrolling in a series of two or more courses please be sure to space the start date for each course at least two months apart.
to a survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in
August, 2005, in October 2003, 77 million persons used a computer at
work and this number is multiplying every day.
Internet got its name from the Internet Protocol, which is the basic
communications protocol used by every computer on the Internet. The
Internet connects a large number of computers and helps to exchange
data, news and opinions. The Internet is able to support
communications using the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet
Protocol (TCP/IP) suite or its subsequent extensions/follow-ons,
and/or other IP-compatible protocols.
The Internet is a network of networks with the help of which the
users can search anything and everything in the world, connect to
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ExpertRating Online Internet Course
Coverage (6 weeks program)
Wednesday - Lesson 01
In the late 1950s,
the Soviet Union achieved something truly
astonishing--something that absolutely stunned the
world. In this fascinating history lesson, you'll
learn exactly what the Soviets did, and how their
actions triggered the birth of the Internet. You'll
hear the very same Soviet transmission--delivered at
the height of the Cold War--that chilled Western
scientists to the bone. You'll read the first
message to be transmitted across the Internet (no,
it wasn't spam), and you'll have an opportunity to
view maps of both the early Internet and its present
incarnation. By the time you finish this lesson,
you'll truly understand how the Internet works, what
it has to offer you, and how it moves information to
and from your computer.
Friday - Lesson 02
In this lesson,
you'll learn all about one of the most powerful
tools the Internet has to offer: the World Wide Web.
You'll learn where the Web came from and how it
works. You'll know the difference between a Web
server, a Web site, a Web address, a Web page, a Web
link, and a Web browser. You'll become intimately
familiar with the many powerful features of your Web
browser, and you'll finally be able to decipher the
meaning behind all those letters, numbers, colons,
slashes, and dots you find in most Web addresses.
You'll discover how to use bookmarks to keep track
of your favorite Web resources, and you'll become
adept at using shortcuts to get where you need to go
with a minimum of effort.
Wednesday - Lesson 03
There are more than
three billion documents stored on the World Wide
Web, and thousands more are being added daily. With
that many pages, your odds of locating a single Web
document by chance are worse than hopeless. This
lesson will teach you how to filter out the garbage
and dramatically improve your chances of instantly
finding the exact information you need. You'll be
able to distinguish a search engine from a
directory, and you'll know which tool is most likely
to deliver the results you want. You'll even learn
the three most important tricks all Internet
research experts rely on.
Friday - Lesson 04
This lesson is a
student favorite. On this day, you'll learn to apply
the same advanced searching techniques used by
master Internet researchers. If you can't find what
you seek after this lesson, you can bet it isn't on
the World Wide Web
Wednesday - Lesson 05-
(e-mail for short) is the single most popular
service on the Internet--and one of the major
reasons why the Internet was created. Although many
use e-mail heavily, very few take full advantage of
all its capabilities. This lesson will show you how
to get the most out of e-mail. You'll discover
concrete steps you can take to search for the e-mail
address of a long-lost friend or relative. You'll
discover how to protect your privacy when using
e-mail. You'll learn what you can send, and--more
importantly--what you should never send, via e-mail.
You'll become proficient at attaching links, text,
images, and files to your outgoing e-mail messages.
You'll learn how to send one message to multiple
recipients, and you'll be able to do so without
revealing the identity of any one recipient to the
others. You'll learn how to have free news and
information delivered directly to your e-mailbox
daily, and you'll learn how to filter and organize
your e-mail to avoid information overload. And most
importantly, you'll discover seven sure-fire
strategies to deal with unwanted e-mail.
Friday - Lesson 06
In this lesson,
you'll learn how to download, locate, open, and use
files from the Internet. You'll be guided
step-by-step through the process of downloading and
installing two critical (and free) utilities no
self-respecting Internet user would ever be without:
a document reader and a decompression program
Wednesday - Lesson 07
Today, you'll gain
practical hands-on experience with compressed files,
and you'll learn how to protect your computer and
the data it contains from viruses, worms, trojan
horses, scams, hoaxes, and other threats to your
safety and sanity.
Friday - Lesson 08
Got a tough question
you need an answer for? Looking for some advice?
Want to settle a bet with a friend? Need to find out
some obscure piece of trivia? Looking for a support
group to help you or a loved one deal with stress,
disease, or a traumatic event? Want help in deciding
which product to buy? Need information on the latest
in computer technology? Well, look no further. This
lesson will pay a visit to the Newsgroups, where
support for virtually any question you could
possibly think to ask can be found.
Wednesday - Lesson 09
This lesson will help
you enter the world of instant messaging, also known
as chat. You'll learn the lingo (IOW, you'll know
what people mean when people write TTYL, IMHO, or
any number of other IM acronyms), and you'll find
out how to have free live conversations with anyone
at any time on any subject you choose. Bored? On the
Internet, there's always somebody up for a round of
virtual bridge or a game of e-chess. Find out how to
join in the fun! And that's not all. You'll learn
about Internet telephony and explore the fascinating
world of webcams. Imagine being able to sneak an
occasional peek at your home from a distant hotel,
or keep an eye on your child care provider while
you're at the office! It's completely possible. This
lesson explains all.
Friday - Lesson 10
In this lesson,
you'll learn about blogging, a new and fast-growing
phenomenon with the potential to completely change
the way the Internet will be used. You'll explore
some of the most popular, useful, and fascinating
blogs on the Internet, and you'll understand how you
can use blogs to save time, learn something new,
make a friend, build up your business, become a
better teacher, help your favorite charity, enhance
your credibility, and more. You'll even find out how
to create and publish your own blog with no
investment other than 15 minutes of your time.
Wednesday - Lesson 11
In this lesson,
you'll discover how to use Telnet--one of the
Internet's oldest tools. Despite its age and
charmingly antiquated interface, Telnet is still
wildly popular because it allows you to remotely
control faraway computers that don't even belong to
you! By the end of this lesson, you'll be logging
into and exploring computers at some of the world's
biggest libraries, government agencies, and research
Friday - Lesson 12
What's next for the Internet?
You'll find out about some very exciting things to come in this
entertaining and information-packed grand finale.