Describe how the Internet works (e.g., network structures, devices and components, protocols, Internet service providers, online services).
Description should include a general overview of the Internet’s structure and functionality, and a discussion of
- the concept of the Internet as a global network of linked computer networks
- the seven-layer OSI (open systems interconnection) model of computer communication
- network and telecommunication devices and components (e.g., switches, routers, telephone lines)
- network protocols for transmitting data (e.g., HTTP, FTP, TCP/IP)
- services such as e-mail and the World Wide Web.
Other Related Standards
FBLA Competitive Events and Activities Areas
Computer Problem Solving
Electronic Career Portfolio
Introduction to Information Technology
Web Site Design
The topic for this event changes from year to year. The annual topic may or may not correlate with this particular course. Please refer to the current Virginia FBLA State Handbook.
Microsoft Imagine Academy Resources
[2.012] Microsoft Digital Literacy: Internet and the World Wide Web—Lesson 1
The Internet Click "View Course Topics" to see all lessons.