are many new technologies that people are taking advantage of, these include
technologies such as E-Mail services, and Messenger service and also
entertainment service. Also depending on what people are into as hobbies will
also depends n what other services they ma use, for example if some one is into
walking they may plan routes online then print them out, or they may talk to
other people who share similar are arrange to meet up.
The are many reason why people use these internet service, one of the
many reasons is because the internet is an unlimited resource all the
information you would ever want to know you can find on the internet, or if you
can’t find it you can find someone who does know and e-mail them. I also think
we use Internet service a lot because it is fast and often free or very cheap.
are many services available over the internet that make life easier, for example
you can sit at home and check your bank balance, or at work and order your
shopping. There are little things that help us save time, and anything which
saves people like, because it gives them time to do what they want to instead of
having to do all the boring day to day tasks that have to be done life shopping,
or making a visit to the bank to transfer money.
banking has really taken off over the past few years with banks pushing it and
enabling it for a majority of there customers. This facility allows people to
log onto the banks website using secure ports on the computer for safety and
check there balance, ask for help and also transfer money from on account into
another. With some banks you can also transfer money from your account into
business accounts so you can clear invoices. So it is possible to purchase
something online and transfer the money electronically without having to use a
credit or debit card that come people are very keen on.
also possible to do our shopping online this process once set-up may only take a
few minutes each week just to confirm your order and add any extras on that you
may need for that week. The allow you more time to do with what you want to
instead of having to go out shopping for groceries.
There is a growing number of people who are starting to use online
services this is because they are becoming more confident with the security
provided by the sites. I feel that there are also a growing number of people
using it because the generation is changing so the people who are now young
adults were the original people to whom Internet shopping was available too.
However for the increasing number of people who now use Internet shopping
there are also those who don’t. This may be for varying reasons however the
many reason is because they still do not feel safe entering their credit card or
debit card details in to the computer. They hear stories of people who have been
charged thousands of pounds after having their details stolen. However what they
aren’t told in the stories that they hear is that it doesn’t happen to that
many people, and it is only a small percentage of people compared to the people
who have used it and have never had any problems. There are of course other
reasons why other people don’t use it as well another major one is that they
are losing the personal touch. And also that if any thing goes wrong they
won’t get he same service as if the were to have brought it from a retail
store. However this is also not true as quite often the people and service
online is better then that provided in the shop, I feel.
also possible to further your education and develop yourself personally by the
help of online training courses and educational websites. There Internet is an
endless resource, it contains any piece of information you may ever want to
know. There are also sites that offer online course were you read there
information provided and then sit an exam and you will get a qualification, an
excellent example of this is the MCSE and MCSA certification course. These are
course provided my Microsoft (Microsoft certified systems engineer and Microsoft
certified systems administrator) There are many website that will allow you to
download e-book with all the information you need to pass these courses. There
are many other sites that will give you all the information of other
qualifications as well.
chapter in this e-book is titled communications service; these are all service
that allows you to communicate with other people. Theses service can be used to
communicate with companies or with friends and family.
However in this section we will concentrate on how it can be used to
communicate with friends and family. The main communication methods over the
Internet are instant messaging and e-mails. These allow you to talk to a single
person or to a group of people and for your conversation to be private.
messenger is similar to e-mail however instead of sending a message and not
knowing if they are there you can send a message and talk to them in real time.
So you would sign into this service and your friend would also sign in, he/she
can see that you are online and you can see that they are online then can start
a conversation with them, and because you know there person is at there computer
you can send messages back and forward. Also with some of the latest messaging
services you can also send and receive web cam so you can see them, and so send
and receive audio so you can hear them as well. Effectively you can have a
conversation with them as if they were in the same room you can see them and
also hear them.
are also chat room. Chat rooms are like messenger services however anyone can
talk to you so you aren’t as safe as you are with instant messaging. With chat rooms you can meet new people, one of the major
disadvantages to these chat rooms are that anyone can talk to you. An example
you may be in a chat room and talking to someone who isn’t who they say they
are. Where as with messenger service you can only talk to people who you have
added into your contact list, so effectively you can only talk to your already
existing friends or people who your existing contacts know. So you are less
likely to talk to “dodgy” characters.
use these services because you can’t also speak to some one face to face, or
maybe you want to talk to someone on the other side of the world. I am into
programming and there are very few people in the UK who I can find to help me,
so I have found some people in different countries. And I can talk to them as if
they were in this country. I have e-mail them and asked questions and I have
spoken to them in messenger services. People use these services because again
they are faster then traditional methods and also they are either free of very
cheap to use.
can use these services however they want too. The services are always running
and are always accessible for people to use. Therefore people can use the
services whenever they want to, and where ever they want too, providing they
have a computer and connection to the Internet.
service also allow you to meet new people, they can be done through chat rooms
or through e-mailing people whom you may have similar interests with.
are a growing number of people using these services. The number of people who
will be using e-mail and messenger service will increase as e-mail is now
national curriculum so children are now being shown how to use e-mail and the
internet safely. Almost everyone leaving schools today are computer literate so
they are all capable of using theses service, the only problem with why people
don’t use the internet is because they do not have access at home. This is the
only really problem why people don’t use these services.
and the communication of information is used allot in business. An advert is the
communication of information; they think how many adverts for different products
you see everyday.
use a majority of the service that are available because they are the ones who
fund the research into the areas. All businesses rely heavily on their
communications systems. So they may use e-mail, instant messenger and also
programs that track whether employees are in the office or out on a call.
use communication services because it is quick and allows fast replies. If they
were using traditional mail systems it may take a day for the recipient to
receive it and a day for them to send a reply and fro you to receive it. So in
total that is 2 days, if they use electronic communication systems, it make take
seconds for them to receive it, and few minutes to read it and write a reply, so
in total that may have taken a maximum of about 30 minutes, instead of a few
days. The one disadvantage of e-mails is that they aren’t physical so you
don’t always know if you have got any mail. Unless you sit with your e-mail
client open. So you can see why
businesses use electronic communications systems because it is much faster and
when you are working on a project with closing deadlines and you need to get in
contact with someone send a normal piece of mail would be to slow.
majority of businesses now have at least one e-mail address; this is because it
is quicker and cheaper then sending postal mail. However on the other hand there
are companies who have dedicated servers that do nothing but send and receive
internet, Magazine articles, personal experience, textbooks, interviews.
- ICT has seriously effected the way in which people communicate, for example
people now would rather send e-mail then send letters through the postal service
this is because an e-mail is guaranteed to get there. It is also quick as e-mail
may only take a few seconds to send and for the recipient to receive the mail.
Also if you are sending a lot of mail it is cheaper to send e-mails. This is
because to send a piece of mail through the postal service it will cost around
thirty pence, this may not be bad if you are sending a single piece of mail
however it may not be good if you have 10 letters to send (£3 for ten letters),
if you were to use e-mail the only cost that is incurred during the sending of
mail is that of your access to the internet. There are also other ways to use
the internet for communication these different methods are discussed in the
communication section of this e-book. Theses innovations have dramatically
changed the way people communicate with each other. With the new innovation
people can communicate faster and cheaper then ever before. Therefore
revolutionising the communication business.
are many teaching methods that are accepted in modern education; almost all of
these include some form of computers or different form of communication apart
from the teacher talking to you. There
have been many additions to the classroom of recent years these include device
such as project, interactive whiteboards and computers. These are all designed
to allow the students to take up more information. There are three ways in which
people learn these are auditory, visual and kinaesthetic learning. Each of these
are different, auditory learner learn by listening to information and they will
take it onboard them selves this to done through listening. Visual learners are
the same as auditory learner although instead of listening they want to be able
to see thing and see example of the thing happening. Then there is kinaesthetic
which is doing something. This is to learn something they must do the said
activity and experience it for themselves. These three learning style have to be
incorporated into compulsory education. So from the year 1 all the way through
to year 11 the teacher should be addressing the needs for each type of learner
in every lesson. This can be done extremely easily with ICT and the Internet. An
example the teacher may have a lesson to do with Word processing. With a
whiteboard in their classroom they can some the visual learner, while explain
what they are doing for the auditory learners. And then once explained to the
class, it’s the turn of the kinaesthetic learner to have a go at it.
This can easily be remembered in the acronym IDEA.
- Choi Kwang do Instructor handbook
of ICT in teaching had made teaching a lot easier as it also all the types of
learner to be incorporated into the lesson.
learning is the use of resources over the Internet to support or provide a
course. E-learning allow the contents of the course to be available anywhere so
and Example Thomas Telford school offer e-learning, this is were they write the
scheme of work to fit with the course specification and then other school
subscribe to it. Because the resources are available over the Internet, student
can access all the information they require from school or from home. This allow
student to work on there work when they want to. E-learning has allowed people
with very little time spare to fit in courses because they are able to learn
when they have time, and the course information is always there for you.
“virtual classrooms” is still a concept idea it is in some forms possible
and is already done, with video conferencing you can sit at a computer and talk
to a tutor and they may be many miles away. So it is possible in some ways to
have a lesson that is presented from somewhere else, so as the lesson isn’t
actually where you are that would make it virtual. However the idea of an entire
virtual classroom were all the information is available to you is getting
closer, it isn’t quite with us yet. You can sit at a computer with internet
access and get all the information you could ever require, in fact far much more
information they you could ever think of.
are many advantages to they use of ICT in teaching, ICT allow the information to
be put across to all the different type of learning very easily so it allow you
to accommodate all students. The
aim of a school is to achieve the best pass rate; the advantage of the use of
ICT is it allows this to be done. The advantage to the individual is also
present because it allow there learning style to be incorporated into the lesson
therefore allowing them to learn more effectively.
and the Internet (both large parts of ICT) allow information to flow freely to
people. The internet allows anyone to find information about anything, so in the
long run because it allow people to access any information they want it will
have an effect on society. It will create people who are more knowledgeable and
aware of issue that may be happening.
affect out entertainment and leisure time this is in two ways. First, with the
use of the Internet it allows instant access to movies or music so you can get
access to entertainment. And secondly, communication of information has allowed
more people to hear about different leisure activities. So in some ways the use
of ICT has effected our entertainment and leisure. However the way in which it
affects you will depend on how able you are at using a computer and how willing
you are to allow it. The way it affects you allow depends on what you would
class as leisure time. So people will find sitting a computer playing and
fiddling relaxing and would class it as leisure time, however others would class
going out and doing sporting recreation as leisure time. For those who enjoy
computer ICT has then things such as instant messenger allows you to socialize.
Instant messenger is a brilliant development as it allows you talk to people
even when you are unable to be with them. This development is international so
it is possible to have conversation with people on other countries. The
developments help us enjoy ourselves because it allows information about our
hobbies to come to us. So we can get more out of our hobbies if we know more
increase in computer users over the last few years the number of hobbies that
are supported over the internet and other information systems. An example of
this is if you are into computers on the hardware side you can find almost
unlimited information about it on the internet.
with the increase of computer users there are more people who will sit in front
of a computer and will not take an physical activities which in the long term
will result in health problems. This
problem is starting to affect some people however I predict that this problem
will increase dramatically with in the next decade.
shopping is a new trend, and is extremely popular and it is still growing. ICT
has changed the way that we shop because it is now secure to purchase items
online. This means that you can do your weekly shopping online.
This would then mean that you have more time to do the things that you
internet shopping it is possible to shop whenever you want, where ever you want
and also however you want. You can develop totally unique and odd shopping behavior
and patterns. You can purchase anything off the internet. So with the internet
you can totally customize your shopping experience, making it more popular with
some people today. This is the same with internet banking it allows you to do
what you want when you want to.
there are far more advantages then there are disadvantages. There is of course
the largest problem that people see, fraud. Well in fact it isn’t a big
problem; it is just that people hear about it and think that if they do internet
shopping it will happen to them.
are a wide jobs that have been created by ICT. The majority of jobs that have
been produced are the ones on technical support. All the jobs that are in any
other product there are in ICT from design to manufacture. From Sales assistants
to Technical support. The amount of
jobs that are produced by the ICT industry is increasing as more and more people
are required for technical support, and other jobs.
are many drawbacks to ICT an example of this is that with a computer one person
can do the job of ten with the help of a computer. So along with creating jobs
it is also destroying jobs.
currently there is a shortage in skills however there are many people who are
currently training to fill the vacant positions. As a result of this in the
future there will be an abundance of qualified ICT people. Therefore decreasing
the demand the wages that are currently high for Administrator will come down.
development of ICT is so rapid it is hard to say what the demand on new people
will be or even if people are able to do these jobs. However it is possible to
say that the number of people who support and use computers will increase as
technology improves and how it can be used at home and in business is further
are skills that employers what for there employees. These normally relate to the
use of ICT equipment such as the Internet. So that the employer doesn’t have
to spend time training there new employee who to use there systems.
We need these skills mainly because it is what employers are looking for,
if you are capable of fitting in with the information age then you are more
likely to get jobs. If you are unable to fit in, it doesn’t mean that you
won’t get jobs; you may just find it harder, as it means your new employer has
got to pay and send you on a course about how to use the information systems.
of ICT in everyday life is increase, and will continue to increase because it
makes everyday tasks easier. The use of ICT in particularly noticeable in
peoples professional lives. There are very few jobs you will go into now where
you will no meet a computer for something, even if it is only for ordering.
There are other jobs that are very heavily reliant on ICT such as administration
and technical support. ICT is also noticeable in some people’s personal and
social lives. My younger people today use services such as instant messenger as
a way of talking with friends. There are other service such as online shopping
and e-mail that are also starting to have an impact on people’s personal and
social lives. Computer and the use of ICT has changed the way that we live,
almost everything with do now has the use of a computer or use one of the
information systems. Computer have become a large part of people live, it is
making people now lazy, as what used to take some one maybe a couple of days by
hand can be done now in just a few hours or in minutes. People are now taking
computers for granted, this is making people lazy. This may of a long term have
a detrimental effect on people’s health, because if people sit at computers
all day they are taking less exercise. If would advise people to take brakes
away from computers.