Module 1: Getting Started- Searching on Google and creating an email
Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University
Dreamy m- Learning Project’s target group is women with lower educational attainment who produce handicraft from their home. The aim is to help them to acquire mobile - digital and entrepreneurial skills to sell their handicrafts in digital markets by using smart phones efficiently. We will develop a mobile application, which is easy to understand, and easy to use; for Android and iOS operating systems, web based interface bridging mobile applications to m-learning portal. According to this aim, we prepared modules with a step-by-step approach to the needs of the target group. All of the applications provided in the modules we have prepared have been chosen free of charge smartphone mobile applications. In line with this framework, this module aims to explain how women able to create an e-mail account and to install this account to their smartphones (IOS and Android) at the first stage. In addition, this module will be a useful tool for persons who have the same background and who want to learn the relevant topics.
1. Basic concepts and explanations
What is the Internet? The internet is a network of global exchanges – including private, public, business, academic and government networks – connected by guided, wireless and fiber-optic technologies
A short history of the Internet The Internet had its roots during the 1960's as a project of the United States government's Department of Defense, to create a non-centralized network. This project was called ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network) . In order to make the network more global a new sophisticated and standard protocol developed IP (Internet Protocol) technology, which defined how electronic messages were packaged, addressed, and sent over the network.
What is the Web – (World Wide Web) The Web, or World Wide Web (W3), is basically a system of Internet servers that support specially formatted documents.
The differences between the Internet and the WebThe Internet, linking a computer to other computers around the world, is a way of transporting content. You have to access the internet to view the World Wide Web and any of the web pages or other content it contains The web is the information-sharing portion of the internet. The Web also utilizes browsers, such as Google or Internet to access Web documents called Web pages that are linked to each other via hyperlinks.
Web pages: A web page is a document that is suitable for the World Wide Web and web browsers
Website: A website is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content typically identified with a common domain name, and published on at least one web server
Web server: A web server is a system that delivers content or services to end users over the internet .
Search engine: A web search engine is a software system that is designed to search for information on the World Wide Web
Searching on internet Searching on internet: Internet search is the process of exploring the Internet for information with the use of a search engines like Google or Internet Explorer.
Meaning of e-mail: E-mail is a system of sending written messages electronically from one computer to another .
What is an Email Address? An email address is the address of an electronic post box that can receive (and send) email messages on a network.
What Does @ mean? is the symbol in an e-mail address that separates the name of the user from the user's Internet address
What is an Email Virus? An email virus is a virus that is sent with or attached to email communications. While many different types of email viruses work in different ways, there also are a variety of methods used to counteract such challenging cyberattacks
What is Email spam? Spam refers to unsolicited bulk email (junk email). This usually means that a message with an advertising or even irrelevant content is sent to a multitude of recipients, who never requested it .
2. Searching from Google and Creating an e-mail account from smartphone
Step 1: open “internet tab” from mobile phone
Step 2: open the “Google Chrome” from browser
Step 3: write whatever you want or a sentence, choose one you want to look at the results
Step 4: then, please write, «I want to create an e-mail account» in your own language
Step 5: choose “Google Account”
Step 6: go to the “Google Account” Creation page
Step 7: use the account you created to sign in to Gmail at the end of steps, send e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
congratulations you created your mail account!
3. Setting up e mail account on mobile phone for iOS device (iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch)
Step 1: go to settings menu.
Step 2: Press to select "Accounts & Passwords
Step 3: Go to “Add Account” and choose “Google” from browser
Step 4: Enter your name, your email address (with your previous mail account, password, and a description for your account
Step 5: Tap Next
Step 6: Choose whether you'd like your verification code texted or emailed to you
Step 7: When you receive the verification code, enter it in the window
Step 8: Done to complete your account setup
4. Setting up e mail account on mobile phone for Android email app (Samsung, Sony, HTC ..)
Step 1: From home screen, select settings
Step 2: Go to Account then select Add Account, choose Googles
Step 4: Enter (sign in) your full email address and tap manual setup(with your previous mail account, password, and a description for your account)
Step 5: enter your password and tap next
Congratulations you set up your e-mail account!
You can sign up to all social channels with the e-mail account you created.