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Professor Chuck Severance built this course to provide a platform for informing the public at large about the significant role the internet holds in society. Internet History, Technology and Security reviews the origins of the Internet and includes interviews with innovators in web technology in order to decipher and discuss the functions of the web and the internet. Additionally, the course informs lifelong learners about current and future technological issues that will continue to arise in an information-centric world. Novice learners discover tools to become more engaged and knowledgeable network citizens while setting a framework for future scholarly endeavors in the world of web design and programming. To date, Internet History, Technology and Security has reached over 260,000 global learners and provided an environment that cultivates learning through the integration of Open Office Hours hosted online and the use of open access materials.