IC3: Internet and Computing Core Certification Living Online Study Guide

Author:   Ciprian Rusen
Publisher:   John Wiley & Sons Inc
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9781118991794


Pages:   192
Publication Date:   24 April 2015
Format:   Paperback
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Use the Internet safely and ethically in preparation for the IC3 exam IC3: Internet and Computing Core Certification Living Online Study Guide is your ideal study guide to focus on the Living Online exam module in preparation for the IC3 exam. This book covers working in a networked environment, using the Internet, electronic collaboration, and the safety issues surrounding online communication, presented in a clear, concise style. Hands-on examples and self-paced exercises show readers how to perform critical tasks needed to pass the exam, and the companion website offers study tools including the Sybex test engine, a pre-assessment test, practice questions, and videos. You will also have access to over one hundred electronic flashcards, and the chapter files needed to complete the exercises in the book. The Internet and Computing Core Certification exam measures a candidate on key and fundamental computing skills, ensuring their ability to get the most value and impact from computer technology. This guide focuses on the Living Online module of the IC3, testing your skills and solidifying your understanding in preparation for the exam. Review the basics of electronic communication and collaboration Master internet navigation and the networked environment Understand computing and the Internet's impact on society at large Brush up on the safety, ethical, and responsibility issues of Internet use When you are serious about certification, IC3 provides the practice that inspires self-confidence.

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Author:   Ciprian Rusen
Publisher:   John Wiley & Sons Inc
Imprint:   Sybex Inc.,U.S.
Dimensions:   Width: 18.60cm , Height: 1.10cm , Length: 23.40cm
Weight:   0.344kg
ISBN:  

9781118991794


ISBN 10:   1118991796
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   24 April 2015
Audience:   Adult education ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   To order   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Introduction xiii Assessment Test xxiii Chapter 1 Using the Internet 1 Understanding the Terminology about the Internet and the WWW 2 Understanding the World Wide Web 4 Standard Domain Names 4 Special Domain Names 5 Understanding Hyperlinks 5 Browsing the Web with a Web Browser 6 Using Multiple Tabs While Browsing the Web 11 Downloading and Uploading Files on the Web 13 Setting a Homepage in Your Web Browser 14 Using and Clearing Your Browsing History 17 Using Favorites or Bookmarks in Your Web Browser 22 Searching for Text in a Web Page from Your Web Browser 27 Using Plug ]ins, Add ]ons, and Extensions in Your Web Browser 29 Summary 30 Exam Essentials 30 Key Terms 31 Review Questions 32 Chapter 2 Understanding Networking and Its Most Important Concepts 35 Understanding Networks: LAN vs. WAN 36 Understanding Network Addressing 39 IP Addresses 39 The Domain Name Service 40 Private IPv4 Address Ranges 42 Using and Securing Wireless Networks 43 Changing How You Authenticate to Wireless Access Points 44 Setting the Encryption for Your Wireless Network 45 Security Networks with Firewalls and Gateways 46 Using a Firewall 47 Understanding the Gateway Concept 49 Measuring the Speed of Your Internet Connection 49 Factors Limiting the Speed of Your Internet Connection 51 Wireless Networking Standards and Speeds 52 Understanding the Different Types of Internet Connections 53 Dial ]up Internet Access 54 Broadband Internet Access 55 Virtual Private Networks 56 Principles for Troubleshooting Networking Problems 58 Troubleshooting Network Problems with the Help of Windows Troubleshooting Tools 59 Troubleshooting Network Problems from the Command Prompt 65 Ping 65 Tracert 67 Ipconfig 67 Summary 69 Exam Essentials 69 Key Terms 70 Review Questions 71 Chapter 3 Communicating Online with Others 73 Creating and Securing Email Accounts 74 Sending Email Messages 76 Attaching Files to Email Massages 78 Building a Contacts List 79 Replying to and Forwarding Email Messages 82 Automating Your Email Account 84 Organizing and Archiving Your Inbox 85 Communicating through Text Messages 87 Communicating through Multimedia 90 Using Social Media and Social Networks 92 Social Networks 92 Blogs 96 Increasing the Privacy of Your Social Networking Activity 96 Summary 99 Exam Essentials 99 Key Terms 100 Review Questions 101 Chapter 4 Being a Responsible Digital Citizen 103 Personal vs. Professional Communication 104 Verbal vs. Written Communication 106 Inappropriate Ways of Communicating Online 106 Censorship and Filters in the Digital World 108 Intellectual Property, Copyright, Licensing, and Piracy 110 Avoiding Piracy 111 Creative Commons: A Less Restrictive Form of Licensing 112 Summary 113 Exam Essentials 113 Key Terms 114 Review Questions 115 Chapter 5 Maintaining Your Health and Safety While Using Computers 117 Protecting Your Identity and Your Data 118 Removing Data from Your Computer 120 Keeping Your Computer Safe from Threats and Malware 124 The Ergonomics of Using the Computer in a Healthy Way 125 Common Problems That Are Generated by Incorrect Computer Use and Posture 127 Summary 128 Exam Essentials 128 Key Terms 128 Review Questions 129 Chapter 6 Searching the World Wide Web 131 Using Search Engines to Find Information Online 132 Performing Advanced Searches Using Symbols and Search Operators 136 Searching for Files Online 137 Dealing with Online Advertisements 140 Finding Valuable Information on Internet Forums and Knowledge Bases 141 Evaluating the Information That You Find on the Web 143 Summary 144 Exam Essentials 144 Key Terms 145 Review Questions 146 Appendix A Answers to Review Questions 149 Appendix B Using the Practice Files 155 Index 157

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Ciprian Adrian Rusen is a recognized Windows Consumer Expert Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP). He has published several books about Windows and Microsoft Office, and he's an active tech blogger at http://www.7tutorials.com. At 7 Tutorials, he also provides complete tutorials for Windows, Windows Phone, and Xbox One users.

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