Development of the Internet
Wednesday, Oct 29, 1969: ARPANET launched The first host-to-host network created by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) of the U.S. Department of Defense.
Sunday, Oct 2, 1988: First Commercial email The Corporation for National Research Initiatives received approval to conduct an experiment linking a commercial e-mail service (MCI Mail) to the Internet in 1988. The Chicago Sun Sentinel had an article describing this service in this day's issue.
Friday, Dec 17, 1993: Mosiac the first Web Browser University of Illinois demonstrated Mosaic, a new type of computer program, known as a browser, that ran on most types of computers and, through its “point-and-click” interface, simplified access, retrieval, and display of files through the Internet.
Thursday, May 12, 1994: Advertising Push Begins Edwin L. Artzt, chairman of Proctor and Gamble, encourages the American Association of Advertisers to embrace the new media technology.
Monday, Sep 28, 1998: Google, Inc. incorporated Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin turn their Stanford research project into a business during September 1998. On this date "Business Week" calls Google a better choice search engine.
Friday, May 28, 2004: Facebook Gets National Recognition Created in February 2004 by Havard Student, Mark Zuckerberg, with 3 months it had expanded enough to rate an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education on this day.
Sunday, Jun 21, 2009: Youtube Marytr Amateur video footage shows a young Iranian dying after being shot through the heart during opposition protests in Tehran. In one day it received almost a quarter of a milion hits on YouTube.
Wednesday, Jan 27, 2010: Apple Launches the I-PadApple® today introduced iPad, a revolutionary device for browsing the web, reading and sending email, enjoying photos, watching videos, listening to music, playing games, reading e-books and much more.
By the end of this session students should be able to:
· locate media that is solely on the Internet.
· find credible information for their projects.
· understand and utilize the criteria to evaluate Web sites.
· cite Internet sources.