Terms and definitions for Information Technology
Fix and take care of you computer, http://www.pchell.com/
Find out what kind of cpu, memory and other hardware you have on your computer.
Is the best on line, in any format, free encyclopedia. Always a first call.
answers.com is also an excellent place to start a search for information although it is more of a dictionary.
http://www.whatis.com/ Excellent for general definitions and questions you may have.
Webopedia is great you have to keep digging and follow the advised links.
Also an excellent site.
Free On line Dictionary of Computing
Good dictionary for computing
http://www.matisse.net/files/glossary.html Good for Internet terms.
http://www.global.com/method/index.html Six excellent points for building information systems or software.
http://www.m-w.com An excellent on line dictionary. Be warned though this is not necessarily specific to Information Technology.
http://ntia.its.bldrdoc.gov/fs-1037/ Telecommunications: Glossary of Telecommunication Terms
General Information Technology sites
http://www.hotsheet.com/ Hotsheet is a list of categorized Internet sites. Use it to help you find things. Especially useful are the meta search engines and the tech sections.
http://www.cnet.com/ Another good site is c|net an excellent source of up to date IT material.
http://www.cnet.com/Resources/Info/Glossary/index.html?st.cn.gp.ynav.gp This is a glossary at cnet
http://www.magmacom.com/~dsleeth/kids/lessons/starter.htm This is a good site for beginners or anyone who wants to make sure they know the basics.
On-line magazines help you keep up with the latest IT news but buy/borrow a hardcopy occasionally not only are they a good source of software (most ship with CDs leave them at home please!) but the advertisements for hard ware and software are not usually in the online versions. You can learn a lot from just browsing or specific searching a magazine. Try to get hold of some old ones so you understand where IT has developed from.
http://www.zdnet.com.au/ This covers PC Magazine and PC Week
http://www.winmag.com/default.htm Windows Magazine
http://www.pcuser.com.au/ PC User
http://www.ozemail.com.au/netchannels/computing_publications.html Other magazines are covered at this site. There are some other links here also.
frequently asked questions
Are always a good source of information. There is even a large list of FAQs at c/net http://www.faqs.org/
University of Melbourne site inside_the_computer_case
Tutorials on Dreamweaver
These sites have software that you can trial
for free. The software is usually shareware which means you can use it for about
http://www.curriculum.wa.edu.au/ The Curriculum Council for West Australian High Schools.
Year 11 & 12 Subject Information
Information for Year 11 & 12 Students Is specifically for students.
Other teachers sites in Western Australia
An extremely useful site for Information Systems is by Mr. Leishman at Newman College http://www.newman.wa.edu.au/technology/12infsys/html/
General course material by Mr. Leishman at Newman College http://www.newman.wa.edu.au/technology/
Resource Page for Teachers
Pages that suck how not to make web pages
Microsoft on line tutorials