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Introduction to Internet Architecture and Technologies


Learn basic technical concepts and services that make the Internet work. Explore "behind the screens" when connecting to and using the Internet, key standards, services and protocols that make communication possible.

Take this course individually or as part of the Web Certificate Programs.

Who Should Attend

This course was created for those who want to begin or enhance a career in Web Design or Development.

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Course Outline/Topics

Topics Covered:

  • History and structure of the Internet
  • The effect of interoperability on the Internet
  • How people and computers get connected
  • Roles of key providers of Internet services
  • Basic Internet Technologies (IP, TCP, UDP, etc)
  • Understanding the technology behind key services
  • Multimedia and the Internet
  • The Internet's ecommerce environment
  • Internet security and personal protection

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This program can be applied toward the:

No prerequisites

"I liked the wide range of topics and information that was covered in the course as well as the diagrams that helped with explaining several of the more difficult topics. Overall I feel I have a much better understanding of the topic and am very glad I took the time to take this course."
Student, 2013

"Steve really explained things well, and used good examples of how different web elements pertain to everyday usage as well as design. I would definitely recommend this course for anyone looking to further their knowledge in web-building."
Student, 2013

"Excellent course for understanding the breadth of the topic. I am considering a new career and this gives a thorough overview. It delivered as advertised."
Student, 2013

"Loved the class! The instructor explained things in a way that I could understand, demonstrated his wide breadth of knowledge and showed a passion and interest for the topic that kept students engaged. I appreciate the book and binder that comes with the course as well."
Student, 2013

Sat., Jan. 24, 2015
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Steve Robinson, Senior Web Technology Architect, Omni Resources
CEUs: 0.7
Enrollment Limit: 20
Program No. 5071-7450
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Pam Nellen, Program Manager, Business and Technology Programs,, 414-227-3208


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