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1. Electronic mail allows the user to send mail to anyone on the internet as long as the proper address is acquired. Each address has three parts: a name indicating who will receive the mail; an @ sign; and the host name that indicates what computer will receive the mail. Carol Alamares has more to add.

2. Hypertext is the writing text used by the World Wide Web. This text is able to be linked to within the document or from outside sources.

3. Telnet is a program that allows the user to connect with other computers on the internet. Beverly Diaz has a good definition

4. Unix is an operating system that allows you to connect with other computers on the internet. Nicole Gustie has more to say.

5. The World Wide Web is an internet service that is based on hypertext. This system allows the user to browse through many different sources of information. It is the prototype for the information super-highway. Alison Asahina has more to add

6. A Bookmark is a reminder to the user of places on the internet that he/she might like to return to. Dellia Badua has a really good definition as well.

7. The Webmaster is the person who controls the gateway to the internet. Eric Hagen controls the CSS Server. Barry Kwock has more to add about this.

8. The CSS Server is the gateway to the internet that our class and the College of Social Sciences uses. This server can erase any of the files in our class.

9. My Affective stands for the feelings, motives, and emotions that I may have while on the internet.

11. Cognitive stands for the thoughts and choices that I make while I am on the internet.

12. Sensorimotor stands for the executions and actions that I make while I am on the internet.

13. Generational Cyberspace Virtual Learning Community is the Psychology 409 class. We are en experimental group who are some of the first to take on the adventure of the internet. Please wish us luck. Read on for a more intense definition.

14. Global Browsing is when a user navigates through a document page by page by hitting the space bar or B. Jill Kaneshiro has more to say about navigation.

15. To Navigate 1st Depth a user explores by using links. One explores each link one depth and then jumps back.

16. A link is a connection between files. You can make links to anything on the Internet as long as you have the name of the anchor. I have made links to all kinds of places. I have linked all of my files so that they are easily accessible.

17. An anchor is the word that you make a link to in a file. when you are typing in your link, you use the name of the anchor in that link. You can see the names of anchors in a file by hitting the backslash key.