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Class introductions

Topics for Week 1, during the week beginning August 31

Please cover these topics at the start of the semester. Explore the course and get comfortable with its two web site layout. Have fun!

  • Review syllabus - Lots of information about the class, textbook, requirements, and other class features.
  • Review class web site, take a look around.
  • Visit Blackboard, an online learning system for class discussions and quizzes as well as student grades.
  • Go over a brief Internet history and then take quiz 1 on Blackboard.

Exercise for Week 1

Install a copy of Firefox on your computer. http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/
It may not be your favorite browser but it very extendable with add-ons. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/
Next, go to Chris Pederick's web site and download Web Developer, one of my favorite extensions for Firefox. http://chrispederick.com/work/web-developer/ You can also obtain the extension via Firefox menu Tools > Add-ons... and search for Web Developer.
The Web Developer extension is chock full of useful tools and features, I will be referring to some of them in future classes. Have some fun trying it out.

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