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Introduction: Getting Connected and Simple Surfing

Now that you have mastered Word, it is time to go surfing; Internet surfing that is. The links below explain how to use the Internet and why the Internet is important.

  • Internet 101
    A well-organized overview that uses simple language to explain all basic concepts of the Internet; the site can serve as a primary source for students.

  • Learn the Net: Surf the Web
    Get your net basics from Learn the Net, a top rated guide to the Internet and World Wide Web. This is their web surfing lesson.
  • GCFLearnfree.org: Internet Basics
    GCFLearnFree.org creates and provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life. These are their Internet lessons.
  • Microsoft Support: Connect to the Internet
    This is a tutorial for connecting to the Internet with Windows.
  • Apple Support: Solutions for connecting to the Internet
    Apple’s support page for connecting MACs to the Internet.
  • Webopedia: Internet
    An online computer dictionary and internet search engine for internet terms and technical support. This is their Internet definition.

  • Webopedia: Types of Internet Connections
    An online computer dictionary and internet search engine for internet terms and technical support. This entry describes different types of connections.

  • Computer Hope: How do I connect to the Internet?
    Founded in November 1998 in Salt Lake City, Utah, by Nathan Emberton, Computer Hope re-invented the term "technical support" by offering 100% free technical support to everyone no matter the computer, hardware, software, or operating system. Today, Computer Hope continues to offer free support and online services that allow any user to learn more about their computer and find technical assistance.
  • Tech Terms’ Internet Terms: Computer terms from the Internet category
    The Tech Terms Computer Dictionary is a free online dictionary of computer and technology terms. It was first published in 2005 and has since become one of the leading technical dictionaries on the Web.
  • About.com’s The Top 30 Internet Terms for Beginners, 2012
    With more than 900 topic sites (Guide sites), About.com offers expert, quality content that helps users find solutions to a wide range of daily needs – from parenting, health care and technology to cooking, travel and many others. Here you will find an article with basic Internet terms.
  • GetNetWise’s Guide to Internet Terms: A Glossary
    GetNetWise is a public service brought to you by Internet industry corporations and public interest organizations to help ensure that Internet users have safe, constructive, and educational or entertaining online experience
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