Introduction to the Internet 
Syllabus
CECS 5030
Fall 2000
Assignments
Schedule
Resources
Course Roster
HTML Information
Instructor of CECS 5030.020
Dr. Gerald Knezek
Instructor of CECS 5030.021
Dr. Cathleen Norris

Teaching Assistant: Jennifer Smolka

Texts: (1 is required, 2 is online, and 3-9 are optional)

  1. Gralla, Preston (1999). How the Internet Works. QUE Education and Training.
  2. Kathrine Box and Em-Amon Kumnuch. (1997). Web Spinning: Creating Web Sites for Educators.

  3. (Available online: http://www.tcet.unt.edu/pubs/distance.htm/ Scroll to the bottom of the page.)
  4. Lehnert, W. G. (1998). Internet 101: A Beginner's Guide to the Internet and the World Wide Web. Addison-Wesley
  5. Barron, A. E. & Ivers, K. S. (1996). The Internet and Instruction: Activities and Ideas. Libraries Unlimited.
  6. Harris, J. (1996). Way of the Ferret. (2nd edition) ISTE.
  7. Giagnocavo, G. et.al. (1995). Educator's Internet Companion. Wentworth.
  8. Ackermann, E. (1995). Learning to Use the Internet. Franklin Beedle.
  9. Williams, B. (1996). The Internet for Teachers. IDG Books.
  10. Leshin, C. B. (1996) Internet Adventures. Allyn and Bacon
Online Surveys
Technology Proficiency Self-Assessment
Stages of Adoption
Description:
Course to aid educators and training professionals in developing robust techniques for locating and utilizing Internet resources in their day-to-day activities. Selected exercises from representative categories of tools such as: Telnet, ftp,  WWW browsers, search engines, and HTML editors.  See the standard department course description for further information.

Requirements:
Students are responsible for making arrangements for the following:

Note: Each participant is responsible for seeking technical support via the computing center help desk (940.565.2324) or other means to resolve connectivity problems. In this course, you will:


Grading:
A total of 100 points for the course 
will be allocated as follows:
Letter grades will be the higher grade resulting 
from the following two standards:
Web site 30 points
Exam 25
3 other Assignments 30 points
Web site show & tell 05 points
Participation 10 points
Total 100 points
 
>=90 A Top 10% A
>=80<90 B Next 20% B
>=70<80 C Next 40% C
>=60<70 D Next 20% D
<=59 F Last 10% F
 
Cheating:
Cheating and disciplinary action is defined by the UNT Policy Manual Codeof Student Conduct and Discipline. Cheating is an act of academic dishonesty. It is defined and is to be handled as follows: "Plagiarism and cheating refer to the use of unauthorized books, notes, or otherwise securing help in a test; copying tests, assignments, reports, or term papers; representing the work of another as one's own; collaborating, without authority, with another student during an examination or in preparing academic work; or otherwise practicing scholastic dishonesty."

Statement on Discrimination:
The University of North Texas provides academic adjustments and auxiliary aids to individuals with disabilities as defined under the law, who are otherwise qualified to meet the institution's academic and employment requirements. Please see the instructor outside of class to make any arrangements involving special accommodations. ADA/EEO/AA

Meeting Information:
First Class: Introduction

September 9, 2000
Matthews 307
Time: 9:00 am until 1:00 pm
Second Class: Exam
October 21, 2000
Matthews 307
Time: 9:00 am until 1:00 pm
Final Class: Presentations
November 18, 2000
Matthews 307
Time: 9:00 am until 1:00 pm or until all presentations have been given.
Office Hours: To be announced
Mailing Address:
Dr. Gerald Knezek
Technology and Cognition/UNT
P.O. Box 311337
Denton, TX  76203

Voice Mail: 940.565.4195
FAX: 940.565.2185
Email:  gknezek@tenet.edu

Dr. Dana Arrowood
Email:  arrowood@coefs.coe.unt.edu
Phone: 940-565-3556

Office Hours: To be announced
Mailing Address:
Dr. Cathleen Norris
Technology and Cognition/UNT
P.O. Box 311337
Denton, TX  76203

Voice Mail: 940.565.4189
FAX: 940.565.2185
Email:  norris@tac.coe.unt.edu

Jennifer Smolka
Email: jennifer@smolka.net

Note: We will make every effort to respond to email within 48 hours (business days).