Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 Course Outline

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6

SECTION 1: Getting Started

Lesson 1.1: Definitions

Browser

Cache

Cookies

E-mail

FTP

Home Page

HTML

HTTP

Hyperlink

Internet

ISP

Search Engine

Server

URL

Web Site

World Wide Web

Step-by-Step

Lesson 1.2: Internet Explorer Basics

What is Required to Connect to the Internet?

Types of Internet Connections

Opening Internet Explorer

Closing Internet Explorer

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 1.3: The Internet Explorer Interface

Using Menus

Using Toolbars

Using the Explorer Bars

Using the Status Bar

Minimizing, Maximizing, Restoring

Full Screen Mode vs. Normal Mode

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 1.4: More About Toolbars

Enabling Toolbars

Disabling Toolbars

Adding Icons

Removing Icons

Customizing Toolbars

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 1.5: Getting Help

About the Help Menu

Contents and Index

Tips for Netscape Users

Tip of the Day

Online Support

Step-By-Step

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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

SECTION 2: Browsing the Web

Lesson 2.1: Access a Web Site

Using Navigation Buttons (Go, Back, Forward, Stop, Refresh, Home)

Parts of a Web Address

Accessing your Home Page

Using the Address Bar to Access a Web Site

Accessing a Web Site via a Hyperlink

Opening a Page in a New Window

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 2.2: Searching the Web

Using the Search Companion

Searching with the Address Bar

Using a Search Engine

Searching Tips (Wildcards, Quotes, Keywords)

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 2.3: Working with Data

Copying Text from the Web

Copying and Saving Pictures from the Web

Saving a Web Page

Sending a Page, Link, or Picture via E-mail

Downloading Files

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 2.4: Printing from the Web

Using Print Preview

Using Page Setup

Printing your Page

Printing a Selection

Step-By-Step

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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

SECTION 3: Favourites

Lesson 3.1: Favourite Basics

What are Favourites?

Enabling the Favourites Toolbar

Closing the Favourites Toolbar

Accessing your Favourites Outside Internet Explorer

About Offline Content

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 3.2: Creating and Using Favourites

Marking a Web Page as a Favourite

Deleting a Favourite

Accessing a Favourite

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 3.3: Organizing Favourites

Renaming a Favourite

Adding Folders to your Favourites

Saving Favourites into Folders

Moving Favourites into Folders

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 3.4: The Links Toolbar

Viewing the Links Toolbar

Adding Links

Removing Links

Step-By-Step

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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

SECTION 4: Security

Lesson 4.1: Secure Sites

Secure vs. Non-Secure Sites

About Encryption

About Digital Signatures

About Cookies

About the Browser Cache

To Display or Not to Display Images

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 4.2: Accessing Protected Sites

Entering Passwords

Filling Out Forms

About Password Manager

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 4.3: Security Features

About the Pop-up Blocker

About the Information Bar

Managing Add-Ons

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 4.4: Keeping Yourself Safe

About Anti-Virus Software

About Anti-Spyware Software

About Anti-Spam Software

About Firewalls

Safety Tips

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 4.5: Managing Information

Importing Favourites

Exporting Favourites

Importing Cookies

Exporting Cookies

Step-By-Step

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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions

SECTION 5: Advanced Topics

Lesson 5.1: Setting Your Options, Part One

Opening the Options Dialog

Overview of the Options Dialog

Setting General Options

Common Tasks in Internet Explorer

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 5.2: Setting Your Options, Part Two

Setting Security and Privacy Options

Setting Content Options and Parental Controls

Setting Connection Options

Setting Program Options

Setting Advanced Options

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 5.3: Managing Your History

What is History?

Accessing your History from the Address Bar

Viewing History from the History Pane

Manually Deleting a History Item

Clearing your Entire History

Setting History Options

Step-By-Step

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Lesson 5.4: Additional Components

What is HTML?

Viewing and Editing HTML Source Code

About JavaScript

About ActiveX

About Plug-Ins

Step-By-Step

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Section 5: Case Study

Section 5: Review Questions


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