The Internet

Candidates should be able to:

  • describe the nature of the Internet as a worldwide collection of computer networks
  • describe the hardware needed to connect to the Internet including modems, routers etc
  • explain the need for IP addressing of resources on the Internet and how this can be facilitated by the role of DNS servers
  • explain the importance of HTML and its derivatives as a standard for the creation of web pages
  • describe common file standards associated with the Internet such as JPG, GIF, PDF, MP3, MPEG
  • explain the . . .

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