# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Computer Information Systems Task 1706535618

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

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

Business Procedures


Computer Problem Solving




Electronic Career Portfolio


Help Desk


Introduction to Information Technology


Network Design


Networking Concepts


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.