Internet 5606

Course Objectives

The students will, through the theoretical syllabus and practical exercises, become familiar with how Internet is built up, how it functions and its potential uses. The students will acquire the competence necessary for making active information contributions on Internet, with particular emphasis on the worldwide web, and develop a critical attitude to how the net is used.

Course Description

The structure and mode of operation of the Internet. Basic Internet applications such as e-mail and web, searching for information, file-transfers, discussion groups (news-groups) and remote in-logging. The HTML-standard and other document formats relevant to the web. The development of static and dynamic web documents with client and server-page document processing (style-rules and scripting languages). Web documents with links to databases. Security on Internet with, for example, encrypting. E-trade. Practical exercises in the use of Internet and the development of web documents. Installation and simple configuration of web servers.

Learning Methods

Around 6-7 hours of lectures/practice sessions per week in the spring semester.

Assessment Methods

5-hour individual examination. In addition, students will be given obligatory assignments, which must be approved before the student will be permitted to sit the final examination.

Minor adjustments may occur during the academic year, subject to the decision of the Dean

Publisert av / forfatter Bergit Grivi <>, last modified Ian Hector Harkness - 16/04/2008