A Bi-Monthly Newsletter
Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2003
Writing Specific Articles
Take Our W-O-R-D For It
By Cindy Reid
Usually lowercased. While there is one Internet, there are many intranets within companies, organizations, government agencies and other computer networks. When naming the unique internal computer network of an organization, intranet may be capitalized: The Queens County Intranet is well-liked by employees.
Though not always possible, avoid using the Web or, especially, World Wide Web when writing about an intranet. An intranet page or intranet site can look like an Internet page or site, but it's not on the World Wide Web.
Web-based training (sometimes called e-learning) is anywhere, any-time instruction delivered over the Internet or a corporate intranet to browser-equipped learners. There are two primary models of Web-based instruction: synchronous (instructor-facilitated) and asynchronous (self-directed, self-paced). Instruction can be delivered by a combination of static methods (learning portals, hyperlinked pages, screen cam tutorials, streaming audio/video, and live Web broadcasts) and interactive methods (threaded discussions, chats, and desk-top video conferencing).—http://searchwebservices.techtarget.com/sDefinition/0,,sid26_gci332239,00.html
Copyright © 1998-2003 Willamette Valley Chapter. All