National Certificate Module 8260005
The Internet 1CD-ROM has been designed to address the learning
outcomes of the above module. There are five levels within the
CD, each one addressing a different learning outcome.
- LO1 Describe the facilities provided by the Internet
- LO2 Use the Internet to send and receive electronic
- LO3 Use the Internet to transfer files
- LO4 Access information stored on the Internet
- LO5 Outline the use made by the Internet in various
Each level works in a similiar way but the content is very different.
- The Movies
- The movies are always the best place to start. They give
a quick overview of the particular learning outcome. Later, students
can look at them as a quick reminder but not all of the answers
are in the movies. There's lots of information in the hypertext.
- The Hypertext
- The hypertext has all the details. All the knowledge needed
for assessment can be found in the hypertext. It's the "course
- The Simulations
- The simulations demonstrate how to use the different facilities.
If students forget how to use the Web, e-mail or FTP they can
always go back and view the relevant simulation. It's like having
a personal tutor always on call.
- The Quizzes
- In each quiz, students are asked to answer ten questions
but there are actually fifty possible questions for each level
so they won't get the same questions every time. It's not that
If a question is answered wrongly students are returned to
the hypertext so they can learn the correct answer. It'll be
highlighted in red. Then they can click on the quiz to continue.
A score of 8 /10 is needed to gain access to the next level.
On quitting the program students are given a new password
based on the chapter they have reached. They can also go to the
Web site for related information and hyperlinks.
Educational users can buy the CD in packs of five and at a
discount of more than 50%. The following prices are only valid
for those working in education.
- 5 CDs ... £135
- 10 CDs ... £260
- 15 CDs ... £380
- 20 CDs ... £500
- 25 CDs ... £595
- 30 CDs ... £690
Prices are exclusive of VAT and UK Postage and Packaging (£2.50).
The educational licence for the Internet 1 CD-ROM allows
use by all staff and students from the purchasing educational
establishment. The CD may be used on any Mac or PC within the
establishment and staff and students may also use the CD-ROM
on home computers.
The Internet 1 CD-ROM was developed by the Greater
Easterhouse Development Company and Integrated Media Services.
The course content was written by Media Matters.