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Section 1: An introduction to computers

(1.1) Section 1: An introduction to computers

(1.2) An introduction to computers

(1.3) Trajectory for technological advancement

(1.4) The arrival of the e-therapist

(1.5) Reflection

(1.6) Digital versus analogue computers

(1.7) The development of MS-DOS

(1.8) Moore's law

(1.9) Technological convergence

(1.10) Reflection

(1.11) Exploiting the power of the computer

(1.12) Section 1: Recap

(1.13) Section 1: Summary

 

Section 2: The internet and the World Wide Web

(2.1) Section 2: The internet and the World Wide Web

(2.2) Networking

(2.3) The first Transmission Control Protocol

(2.4) Tim Berners-Lee

(2.5) Section 2: Recap 1

(2.6) Hypertext

(2.7) Email and webmail

(2.8) Reflection

(2.9) Spam and phishing

(2.10) Wireless

(2.11) Section 2: Recap 2

(2.12) Section 2: Summary

 

Section 3: Where is the World Wide Web going?

(3.1) Section 3: Where is the World Wide Web going?

(3.2) Content Management Systems

(3.3) Apps on the Web

(3.4) Blogs

(3.5) Reflection

(3.6) Wikis

(3.7) Peer-to-peer programs

(3.8) Open-source programs

(3.9) Social media

(3.10) Social media

(3.11) Social media

(3.12) E-learning and mobile learning

(3.13) Section 3: Recap

(3.14) Section 3: Summary

 

Section 4: The rise and rise of the search engine

(4.1) Section 4: The rise and rise of the search engine

(4.2) Finding the right information

(4.3) Reflection

(4.4) Portals and directories

(4.5) Indexes and search engines

(4.6) Indexes and search engines

(4.7) What changes have taken place since the module was written in 2009?

(4.8) Section 4: Recap

(4.9) Section 4: Summary

 

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