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The Cost Effectiveness of Online Education - Many people think online education can be more expensive than a traditional school setting. Previous generations did not have the option for online learning experience, so why should we start now. An interesting point about online education is that LeBaron (2010) states, “The largest school in the U.S. is the University of Phoenix Online, with a whopping 380,232 students. That’s over 5x more than the largest public school, Arizona State University, which has 68,064 students” (para. 7). Despite the cost effectiveness, distance education is becoming the educational model of the future....   [tags: university of phoenix online, online classes]
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Residual Online Income and HubPages - Residual Online Income and HubPages HubPages is a residual online income site that lets you earn money from your writing. You do so by creating "hubs" (articles), which are just pages full of written content, photos, videos, polls, quizzes and -- last but certainly not least -- advertising. When you sign up and become a Hubber, as the members of HubPages are affectionately called, you are allowed to start publishing hubs. The way you earn residual online income is by sharing a portion of the ad revenue generated by these hubs....   [tags: Online Income] 803 words
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Tips for Successful Online Learning - When it comes to writing you definitely need to be self motivated and disciplined, I’ve learned in my life that committed and stable routines often lead to better learning practices. You always need to be open-minded about sharing your life with others online because the relationships you build between your classmates and instructors is a very important part of the online learning experience. I fully believe part of the learning process is sharing your personal experiences through writing and reading....   [tags: Online Learning]
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The Advantages and Risks of Online Shopping - The Information revolution is changing our daily lives. With the rapid development of computer and internet, online commerce become quite common and plays an important role in the modern world. The online business has booming development in these few years. US online retail sales raised an average of 11% in the first three months of 2009 (“US Online Sales Up,” 2009). The growth of online sales may due to the growing number of consumers who shop online. In the case of Asia, survey reported 77.6% of Internet users have online shopping experiences in 2003 (as cited in To, Liao & Lin, 2007)....   [tags: Online Shopping, internet, economy, ] 1027 words
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Analysis of Online MBA Programs - The report examines three universities to determine the one that offers the best online MBA program, which suits MegaCorp employees. The three learning institutions examined include the Walden, Washington State, and North Carolina State universities. Of the three, Walden is the cheapest, as it offers the online MBA program at the lowest cost per credit hours followed by Washington State and North Carolina State. However, the Washington State University offers the best online MBA program in terms of its quality and is the most suitable compared to the other two institutions....   [tags: Best Online MBA Program ]
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Hiking Online Resources - Hiking safety is a subject matter that I am interested in learning more about. My family and I love to hike and be out in God’s creation, taking pleasure in all of His great wonders. However, along with all the breath taking scenery, wonderful flowers, trees and animals that we get to see, there are also dangers to hiking in the wilderness. One of those dangers is stumbling upon a wild animal, such as a bear, moose, or even a snake. We could also possibly fall and twist or even break an ankle or leg....   [tags: Online Resources]
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Formation of Multiple Personae Online - In past generations identity was defined by how we viewed ourselves internally but as social media has evolved throughout the internet era, individuals forms their identities externally according to what the digital world views as acceptable; then forms multiple personas to fit each and every virtual situation. Persona can be defined as the aspect of someone's character that is presented to or perceived by others; so by way of the internet one has the ability to think through what they are about to say before they say it and present an aspect of themselves that they see as positive....   [tags: Social Networking Online, Social Medias]
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Online Courses are Superior to Traditional Courses - In 1999, Mark Bonner of PricewaterhouseCoopers accurately predicted, “Online learning will rapidly become one of the most cost-effective ways to educate the world’s expanding workforce.” Fifteen years later, his statement is truer than ever, as the price of going to a four-year university skyrockets, and technology required to get the same degree online becomes more available. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, from 2000 to 2010, the average cost for undergraduate tuition, room, and board at public institutions increased over forty percent....   [tags: technology, online learning]
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The Internet and The Increase of Online Predators - ... In the figure above, the graph explains the percentage of male online predators and the percentages of arrests in 2000 compared to 2006. From this graph, we can tell that most online predators are white males. Very few have history of violence, previous arrests, and substance abuse. There was a drastic decline over time of predators interested in child pornography. In 2000, 40% of the arrests possessed with child pornography. In 2006, there was a major decrease, down to 22% (Wolak). Even though there is a concrete definition of an online predator, the complexion they have taken on has morphed over the years, as advancements in technology and new forms of social networking has come to t...   [tags: online forums, social networks, and chat rooms]
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Online Shopping: Product Availability and Logistics - ... Italy 33117 64 46.7 73 -9 709 -36 -27 Japan 35207 68 40.1 63 6 878 -32 -37 Korea 30800 60 28.9 45 15 1067 -40 -55 Luxembourg 88276 171 82.1 128 43 1076 71 28 Mexico 18321 35 19.2 30 6 954 -65 -70 Netherlands 43146 83 60.2 94 -10 717 -17 -6 New Zealand 32898 64 37.8 59 5 871 -36 -41 Norway 65638 127 86.6 135 -8 758 27 35 Poland 22167 43 28.1 44 -1 790 -57 -56 Portugal 25275 49 34 53 -4 744 -51 -47 Slovak Republic 25323 49 34.7 54 -5 730 -51 -46 Slovenia 27493 53 39.2 61 -8 702 -47 -39 Spain 32081 62 50 78 -16 642 -38 -22 Sweden 43176 84 54.7 85 -2 789 -16 -15 Switzerland 53733 104 55.1 86 18 976 4 -14 Turkey 18114 35 28.9 45 -10 628 -65 -55 UK 37446 72 48.5 76 -3 772 -28 -24 United States...   [tags: The Logistics of Online Shopping]
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Social Networking: Online vs Offline Identities - ... A theory of objective self awareness. New York, USA: Academic Press, Inc. Hatfield, E., & Sprecher, S. (1986). Mirror, mirror: The importance of looks in everyday life. Albany, NY: SUNY Press. Joinson, A. (2007). Oxford handbook of internet psychology. New York, USA: Oxford University Press. Jung, C. G. (1953). Two essays in analytical psychology (Trans. R.F. Hull). New York:Pantheon. Myers, D. (1990). Exploring psychology. (9th ed.). New York,USA: Worth Publishers,Inc. Pe-Pua, R.(1989). Sikolohiyang Pilipino: Teorya,metodo, at gamit....   [tags: Online Identities]
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Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) - ... Business organizations are applying it in areas such as human resources, marketing, productivity enhancement, training, health and wellness, sustainability, innovation, customer engagement and education. Recently I have witnessed a successful gamified semester in University of Alberta EDU-210 undergrad course. Game thinking means more than just dropping in badges and leaderboards; it requires a thoughtful understanding of motivation and design techniques. Gamification by Coursera examines the mechanisms of Gamification and provides an understanding of its effective use in the business environments....   [tags: online learning, distance learning]
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Online Writing vs Formal English - We have come full circle in forms of communication. From “cave man” grunts, body and hand gestures, and pictographic wall paintings, to “cubicle man” lols (laugh-out-loud), ttyls (talk-to-you-later), and smiley face emoticons, we are regressing to an earlier form of interactions. The expressive and communicative richness of writing is slowly becoming the archeological relics of an electronic modern society. I am no stranger to this failing. I started high school with a loose grasp of the tools of writing; I left high school with a, slightly, better grasp of those tools....   [tags: Online Chat, Texting] 760 words
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Online Predators and the Need for Preventative Measures - The Internet is an immense database that provides users with a tremendous amount of information on research, commerce, and entertainment. Unfortunately, as the internet keeps advancing, online predators continue to become more successful in what they do. The internet is an ideal network for pedophiles to pursue their interests and fixations with young children. It enables them to locate and interact with adolescents more rapidly than ever before. Although the idea of pedophiles luring children in on the internet is a horrifying image, it is happening....   [tags: Online Predators, internet, information techonolog]
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Online Courses vs In-Classroom Courses - The Internet has revolutionized the way in which children, teenagers, and young adults are educated. The Internet greatly impacts not only the field of education but every aspect of society. Tamar Lewin comments, “those ages 8 to 18 spend more than seven and a half hours a day connected to the Internet” (Lewin, A1). To that end, the Internet is prevalent in many homes throughout the world and continues to impact the way in which people are educated both in the classroom and even at home where a student performs homework....   [tags: Online Education vs. Traditional Education]
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Research Paper of Online Monetization and E-commerce - ... Even though online monetization and E-commerce have brought us unbelievable amount of benefits, they have also caused some problems. Seeking profits is beneficial for the development of internet; however, seeking profits too much can actually hurt consumers’ experience on using the function they want to use. For example, some websites have too many advertisements on them. Some search engine mix advertisements with the search results. Some online drive mix the file download link with advertisements....   [tags: online monetization, information]
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The Transformation of our Society Since the Internet: Online Dating - Imagine a world without internet. There would be no emails, no Facebook, no eBay, amongst other things. Even a simple task as booking a flight or a hotel would have to be done over the phone. To think about it… life as we know it would just not be the same. This new day and age has brought us to a point where it’s possible to find virtually anything on the internet, even love. Yes, online dating has become the new revolutionary way of finding your soul mate (Houran, & Lange, 2004), and it is to no surprise since it’s easy, provides more options and is growing each and every day....   [tags: internet, online dating, ] 1197 words
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Online or Face-to-Face Instruction: Which is Preferred? - “Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education…The human mind is our fundamental resource” (Kennedy, 1961). If our mind is a fundamental resource as President Kennedy would suggest and our progress as a nation is tied to the progress in our education, does this mean that online education can enhance or even speed up our progress. Perception of online learning is a varied one, based on conversations with individuals at different social-economic levels. “Online delivery of courses have become increasing popular due to several advantages for both education institutions and the students in terms of flexibility in scheduling” (Lu, 2012, p....   [tags: Education, Online Courses, Schooling]
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An Examination of Online and Offline Flirting and Gender - The 21st century has revolutionized the way we interact with others and view the world; technology made it is easier to communicate, network, and even flirt with others. Computers transformed themselves into becoming the new “cupid” via instant messaging, chat-rooms and online dating in which flirting is easier in these spaces. Also the rise of social networking sites even made it possible to find a significant other; for example, my friend met his current girlfriend of six months through Facebook....   [tags: Technology, History, Online Dating, Social Issues] 1790 words
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The Details of Chat Rooms and Online Communities - Online communities. What are they. Well I’m not too sure. One thing I can tell you is that when I hear those words I usually think of chat rooms. I am sure you know that if you go online one of the things you can do is go into the chat rooms. In fact, one of the first things I did when I first go America Online was go into a chat room. I remember my friends telling me how much fun it was. I wondered what was so fun about it. f I wanted to talk to someone why wouldn’t it be more exciting to just pick up the phone and call some one or just get together with some of my friends....   [tags: Online Communities, internet, USA, chat rooms,] 793 words
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Online Support Network (OSN) for K-12 Students - This proposed quantitative, pre-experimental study evaluates best practices” to facilitate the advancement of technology for K–12 students aligned to cross curriculum strategies and activities through developing an online support network (OSN). Designing a teacher professional learning through curriculum integration strategies would precede wireless laptop classroom integration, create access for educators to share and plan new academic tasks collaboratively (Oliver, 2010). For instance, a study on OSN conducted by Stewart, Bachman and Babb (2009) promoted online teacher training technology through social constructivism (SC)....   [tags: Education, Technology, Online Network] 2126 words
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Video Game Online Addiction Among Young Adults - ... According to a survey of online gaming, people who play video game online are split into 3 groups: playing video games online to relax during free time, playing video games online because of being addicted and some people play games to earn extra income. Thus, the majority of gamers have confirmed that online video games are addictive. These are some reasons that cause addiction: Psychological conflict: Besides entertainment needs, the reason young people seek online games desire to conquer something because video games online itself are competitive presently....   [tags: mass media, online players, internet]
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Technology: Advertisements Online - ... The bridegroom is driving to the church while his bride waits impatiently. Everything is at a standstill in church awaiting the man of the moment. Suddenly his car develops a puncture and it cannot make it. He walks and finds a fuel station, which pump and launch him towards the church like a rocket. He uses a chewing gum as his landing parachute. The main point is the speed at which he is able to launch and make it to church on time. That is related to the GSM high speed technology. Scripts are one of the most important part of any advertisement (Chomski, Alder, and Warshavsky webneel.com)....   [tags: television media, online videos, GSM cellular]
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Spyware and Online Volunteers - Breaking, Entering Your PC Spyware, the newest and nastiest online plague, can paralyze or commandeer a computer. Help is hard to find, but it's out there. Photos Spycatcher (Richard Hartog / LAT) Related Stories Tech Woes. Firms Have Your Geek November 26, 2004 On The Web Aumha Lavasoft (AdAware freeware) Spybot HijackThis Times Headlines 3 Studios to Release Films in HD-DVD Sony to Pay Ampex to Settle Patent Case Intelsat Satellite Failure Could Threaten Sale Independent Course Taken by Netflix Travel at Web Speed more > ND IG COMPUTER SOFTWARE THE NATION SPYWARE SPYWARE COMPUTER SOFTWARE COMPUTER CRIME COMPUTER CRIME...   [tags: online plague] 2735 words
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Meet That Someone Special With One Of The Free Online Dating Services - The days of waiting for the special someone to come waltzing into your life have long gone. The internet has given a new outlook to dating. With the availability of free online dating services you could be talking with someone in a matter of minutes. When you date online the amount of people available for you to meet is endless. There are benefits to this form of dating, but there are also many negative aspects to be aware of before venturing out to the world of online dating. Due to the site you are considering being free to join, anyone will have access to joining....   [tags: Online Dating Services. tips, ] 522 words
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How Effective is Online Education? - Abstract: Recently, there has been a rush to create web-based instructional courses. The approach that is being taken to create web-based courses is to create websites that will function as the central distributors of information and materials. Based on the format and content of the course, the student is to go through lesson by lesson to complete courses. In this paper, I address some of the problems inherent in this approach, especially with respect to 18-22 year-old undergraduate education. Introduction Technology has had a large impact on the field of education....   [tags: Effectiveness of Online Classes]
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To Be Or Not To Be Online: The Tale Of The Big Bad Web And The Three Little Businesses - Working in the advertising industry I hear and see some cooky claims from those being approached by the topic. While most people are just looking to avoid being sold or duped into a scam or money hungry program there are those who are still simply confused by it all. The majority of the clientele we work with are service related businesses who have been around for generations. These individuals are typically high strong, very proud, and stuck in their old ways of business. Most of these owners have been in their communities for many years and have a loyal customer base that can refer new customers to them and are occasionally even iconic to a specific group in the community....   [tags: Advertising Industry, Online Marketing]
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How Effective is Trademark Law in the Context of Online Disputes? - ... The decision was in part based on the fact that the respondent had no legitimate rights or claim to the name. Bad faith registration can be described as an “international attempt to attract, for commercial gain, internet users to respondent’s website by creating a likelihood of confusion with complainant’s mark as to the source, sponsorship, affiliation, or endorsement of respondent’s website” . Cybersquatting is also deemed as evidence of registering in bad faith. Cybersquatting encompasses the passive holding of domain names with intent to prevent trademark owner usage or with intent to sell....   [tags: domain name, trademark law, online trading]
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Online Marketing in Sri Lanka - Online Marketing in Sri Lanka 1.     Introduction The development of online marketing in Sri Lanka is lagging behind when compared to developed countries. The adoption of online marketing is more than a technical issue. Country specific factors such as differences in culture and business environment are influencing the nature and type of appropriate IT solutions including online marketing. Therefore the marketing strategies must be suitable for the country to reach and communicate with the target audience....   [tags: Online Consumer Marketing Internet Essays]
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The Relationship Between the Students’ Perception of Social Presence Online and Their Achievement - I: Introduction The period of examination on whether online learning is the way to go or not has expired. Regardless of what previous studies on online learning have found, online learning is here. The demand for it led educational organizations to adopt it. The revolution of technology facilitated implementing it. Its convenience, flexibility, and other advantages made it a favorable learning form. The existence of this learning should lead researchers to explore the factors that help in improving the quality of it rather than examining its validity....   [tags: Online Education, internet, educational research]
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The Legal and Ethical Issues of Online Gaming - Abstract:  This paper describes the new market growing around online gamers: professional gamers, wagered tournaments, and buying and selling virtual items. After outlining and describing several prime examples, the paper then discusses the legal and ethical ramifications of the virtual world having monetary value.  It shows that despite the positive effects of drawing more people into the gaming community, playing games for money compromise what many consider to be the purity of the gaming experience....   [tags: Online Gambling Essays]
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Critical Review of The Journal International Online Marketing of Foods to US Consumers - ... The results of these surveys are discussed in detail and laid out in tables for readers to be able to look at and analyse themselves. Most of the data in the article was obtained by different surveys that were given out on the topic of Internet shopping for food and drinks and the habits of consumers of buying certain international products. The university conducted two surveys to collect their data and asked the consumers filling it out to evaluate a total of thirty-two websites that were marketing food and drink products....   [tags: buying food, online shopping, gregory white]
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Online Relationships - Online Relationships Cyberspace relationships have the advantages of time, distance depletion, and fantasy abilities (Suler). Internet users can take on different identities or take part in fantasy games. They can become someone else. James Katz and Philip Aspen report that the Internet is a place to make friends and stay in touch with far away relatives (Stoll). It makes distance disappear. Also, online a person is given time before they must respond to the other person (Suler). They are given the opportunity to better articulate themselves in writing....   [tags: Internet Online Communication Essays]
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The Threat of Online Publications to the Traditional Publishing Industry - The aggregate demand of published material, both online and offline, is a fixed number. Publishers in today's mass media market face fierce competition; each customer that an online publisher wins comes at the expense of its offline counterpart. To illustrate, imagine the unequal slicing of a pumpkin pie representing market shares that vary in size. The sum of all shares, or 'slices,' adds up to the total client base. Although each publisher already owns a portion of the pie, it still covets those who have a bigger slice....   [tags: Internet Online Communication Essays]
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Online Education - Online Education Online learning is definitely one of the newest and fastest moving industries; more and more students are opting to getting their degree this way instead of going to a land college, mostly due to the convenience of the schedule, where before a full time employee, could not fit schooling into their schedule, but they are finding out now that they can do this through the online environment, so they are utilizing this alternative way of achieving their higher education. Yet, the online environment is unlike the land college, because there is no face to face contact, so the University of Phoenix tries to make the experience as realistic as it can by: 1) providing a rEsource for...   [tags: E-learning Distance learning Online] 713 words
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Online Classes vs. Traditional Classes: My Opinion - There are some students who find it easier to work in internet classrooms and some others that find it easier to stay with traditional classrooms. I think someone may choose internet classrooms if they have difficulty interacting with teachers and other students. Some people do not like being in the classroom because they do not feel at ease around certain people especially those who treat others with disrespect. It is hard for a student to concentrate and learn a lesson when they have that kind of pressure....   [tags: Online Classes, ] 405 words
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The Online Fear - The internet has brought us information, convenience and time. From paying bills online in seconds to finding out information in a flash and even earning a college degree; the internet has proven to be a powerful tool. With the good, usually a little bad comes along with it. The internet has offered us convenience for everyday life, but also acts as a platform for child predators to prey upon. In an article titled If Your Kids are Awake… from the New York Times, Lewin said, “The average young American now spends practically every waking minute — except for the time in school — using a smart phone, computer, television or other electronic device, according to a new study from the Kaiser F...   [tags: Internet]
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The Underground Online Revolution: Online Black Markets and the Bitcoin - Picture an innocent looking online marketplace, similar to those in which you shop for discounted books on Amazon or cheap surfboards on eBay, except you have the option to purchase marijuana, acid, fake passports and licenses, hacking services and potentially the ability to “order a hit” on someone, this my friends, is the Silk Road and it does have a captain. He goes by the alias of “Dread Pirate Roberts,” he’s pocketed $80 million in commissions, and he is the operator of one of the most notorious online black markets which accumulated $1.2 billion in total sales with its nearly one million customers....   [tags: Silk Road, website, trade, Dread Pirate Roberts]
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Online Module for the Poem, The River - 1.0 INTRODUCTION Our group has designed an online module and we have published it as a blog using Blogger. The url of our blog is http://theriverpoem.blogspot.com/. Our online module, or in this case, our blog, focuses on a poem named The River. The River is a poem written by Valerie Bloom and it is included in our Form 1 Literature Component. The main objective of our online module is to expose students (especially Form 1 students) to the poem, The River. At the same time, it is also used to promote e-learning among the students....   [tags: Literature Component]
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The Many Benefits of Online Dating - In the twenty-first century, we use the internet for almost everything that we do. We use search engines such as Bing or Google to find information. Websites like Netflix and Hulu allow us to watch shows and movies without an expensive cable or satellite subscription. Social networks provide a new way to communicate with friends and family. Entire companies are run through the internet. With gas prices rising every day, it has also become increasingly popular to see a lot of jobs turn to telecommuting....   [tags: social issues, netflix, hulu]
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The Dark Side of Online Education - How important is the quality of education in America to its citizens. Although it may seem obvious this question may not have a very clear answer. Traditional classroom style education that this country has followed for hundreds of years is becoming endangered to electronic takeover. Not in the way that the classrooms will become more technologically advanced, but that they are being replaced by at home online courses. Unfortunately many of the students enrolled aren’t because they need this type of education but rather that they do it out of pure convenience....   [tags: Education ]
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The Evolution of Online Personal Media - ... This is why organizations must develop a social media strategy that generates its own community in order to easily move from one platform to another as they shift in popularity throughout time. By creating communities on the Internet, people are looking to fill the human instinct for communication and developing relationships. Jenny Preece, the author of, Sociability and Usability in Online Communities, believes, “the thirst for making connections, for communication, is insatiable and that is why thousands of new communities form every day [on the Internet]” (Preece 4)....   [tags: social media, community, internet]
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Using Blogs in the Online Classroom - Introduction Beginning in Fall 2011, The Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) will be switching their Learning Management System to BlackBoard version 9.0 from an older Campus Edition of WebCT. This change is necessary as WebCT was acquired by BlackBoard in 2006 and the product is no longer supported at the level needed by a large community college like CCBC that offers over 300 academic courses online per semester. BlackBoard 9.0 allows the faculty to integrate blogs into the online course environment....   [tags: Educational Technology ]
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The Impact of Online Social Networks - Twitter, Skype, Facebook these are just a few of the online social networks we utilize day to day, which has made connecting to others easier than before. A social network is a structure made up of individuals or organizations that are tied by one or more specific types of relationships such as friendships. Although traditionally operated with person to person contact, it is now more popular online through social media networks such as Facebook and Skype. There are millions of persons with wide ranges of personalities who are looking to develop new friendships or to simply become a part of a group in order to share information on these websites....   [tags: Social Networking ]
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Online Education and Policy Makers - ... “What are typical levels of interactive qualities in online courses?” (Orellana, 2006, p. 239). Again, this question is descriptive. The researcher wants to know about the typical online class and the levels of interactiveness. “What are instructors’ perceptions of optimal class sizes for online courses with different levels of interactive qualities?” (Orellana, 2006, p. 240). This too is descriptive. The information sought is about the perceptions of instructors. However, the author does not simply present the findings as descriptive alone....   [tags: class size, distance education]
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The Rush to Online Educaiton - Online education is emerging in all school environments. In “Disrupting Class”, the authors project that by 2019, fifty percent of all high school coursed will be delivered online. (Christenson, Horn, Staker, 8), and a growing number of universities have extended online offerings. Using the internet as a supplemental tool to traditional education is logical, but with the high levels of education necessary to compete in the world economy, individuals and institutions must conduct due diligence to determine which classes should be offered at what level, and to whom in insure we are doing the best we can for our future....   [tags: Dropout Rates, Learning Outcomes]
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Online Forums: Pros and Cons - Revolution is often known as something big and extraordinary. Usually a figure or a historical event; Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK Jr.) was a figure among the colored people. Not only to the people of colored but to everyone of equableness. His movement led to a Voting Rights Act of 1965. Revolution doesn’t have to be extraordinary; it can just be simple and influenced the world just as equal as MLK Jr. did. Internet did make a huge difference in the world. But after that, online forums created an impact and aren’t known much....   [tags: False Information, Anonymous]
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The Usefulness of Collaborative Online Learning - EDU922 has been an interesting experience, allowing me to consider the usefulness of collaborative online learning. Overall, the activities in EDU922 seem to have been designed to have the student become familiar with the idea of e-tivities by working through a set of tasks similar to those in Salmon’s book/model, starting with level one “access and motivation” (Salmon, 2003, p12) and working toward higher level learning, such as week seven’s, critical reflection on practice (stage 5). I feel this has been a fairly successful approach, increasing participants’ familiarisation with what they would expect their own students to experience when collaboratively learning online, as well as with th...   [tags: Education, technology, internet]
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Online Fan Communities and the Media - Fan Culture is something that has been around for a while, but it the last twenty years, since the introduction of the Internet, it is also something that has changed dramatically. A fan is an enthusiast of something and now the Internet is a good home for fans to gather and build together a community of fans, a ‘Fandom’. The turn Fandom means a community of a group of people who all enjoy them same thing and the Internet has created a place for online communities. Fan Culture has irreversibly changed the media industry because of the ability share information and fan made created content....   [tags: Fan Culture, Fandom]
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Advantages of an Online Education - Advantages of Online Education Is online education a valuable innovation that improves opportunities for students or is it a poor substitute for traditional, classroom-based teaching. It has long been recognized that students and educators need to use a variety of tools in order to keep up with the skills that are needed in the contemporary world. Online education is becoming popular, but some people raise questions about its effectiveness in comparison to traditional learning. While teachers will always be involved in the education process, there is room also to consider new ways in which teachers, students and technology can work together....   [tags: Education]
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Conventional Shopping and Online Shopping - ... Some websites such as Bizrate or Shopzilla, allow shoppers to compare product cost and customer satisfaction. It allows the users to read reviews by different buyers and select their purchases with additional information from satisfied customers. Time is never an issue concerning online shopping as one can shop at any time and any place without having to worry about closing of the shops, inappropriate weather or transportation to the desired store. It allows us to shop 24*7 and involves no pollution shopping....   [tags: e-bay, amazon, ]
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Online and Off Line Identities - ... 4). As Coleman describes, the icon I have chosen is the agent I embody and although I do not actively role-play, it is a persona (2011, 28-9) and other users interpret it as me despite knowing that it is not an image of my real life physical appearance. A key difference between the various ways I construct my identity is that in real life there are times when my performance is unobserved by others; when I am online, other users see everything I post. As a result, the posts I make on Tumblr are far more permanent than the spoken word in everyday life, despite the endless stream of new posts....   [tags: media platforms, social norms, web technologies]
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Online Social Networking and Politics - Introduction The internet is one of the most dynamic inventions in the history of mankind. It spreads knowledge and allows for rapid communication amongst untold numbers of people on a scale previously unimaginable. It has revolutionized countless aspects of the modern world, ranging from its effects on business practices and the economy to creating new forms of leisure activities and educational content. The multitude of ways the internet has affected the modern world is truly astonishing. Online social networking is a relatively recent phenomenon of the internet....   [tags: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest]
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Provider of Online Academic Tutorials - Section 1 Executive Summary: As the title suggests, this business is about providing tutorials to pupils and/ or students on any subject given in a course curricula. The key to operating the business is a customized server where client pupils/ students key in their questions/ assignments and sent out; and the server in turn, provides the answers/ solutions in interactive mode. The server is a storage bin and at the same time an “information refinery” where all school books and teacher lesson plans are put to order....   [tags: Business Plan] 1051 words
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Online Commerce and Consumer Protection - Electronic commerce, more commonly abbreviated as e-commerce, is the action of buying and selling products or services through the medium of electronic information systems such as computer networks - the most common of which being the World Wide Web, or internet (Dorogovtsev & Mendes, 2003). A variety of technologies are used to facilitate e-commerce including electronic funds transfer (EFT) which facilitates the electronic exchange of money, online transaction processing (OTP) which handles the data entry and retrieval for transaction processing and electronic data interchange (EDI) which is responsible for processing orders, warehouse stock control and order tracking (Turban, et al., 2009...   [tags: e-commerce, signature]
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The Revolution of Online Shopping - ... Many of them even share the same policies. One of these is zero liability protection, which has a couple different parts. The main purpose is to cover any purchases made after a customer has reported their card lost or stolen to the bank. Another facet of this policy is when their identity is stolen. In this area, a police report is needed for them to be refunded for the purchases. This allows the customers to feel a little safer in times of turmoil. Another policy in place is the issuance of a new debit card when it is suspected that one’s information has been compromised....   [tags: e-banking, security, information]
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Education and Online Classes - The days of walking ten miles, without shoes, and uphill in the snow to get an education are gone. Today students have the opportunity to attend school via the Internet through online classes. The option of taking online classes to earn an education has become ideal for those who work or need a way to fit education to their schedule. More students are opting to take this virtual route because of the flexibility for the time and place of attending classes. As a virtual college student, I cleared up a scheduling conflict by adding an online class....   [tags: Technology and Education, internet, e-learning]
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Online vs. Traditional Courses - With a bad economy, high unemployment and several new educational benefit programs like the available, more and more people are going back to school to finish degrees or to gain new skills that will make them more marketable. Most of these new students wont be sitting in a chair at a local university or college, they will be sitting at their kitchen table or at a computer desk in their homes taking online courses. About six months ago, I decided that I was going to go back to school and finish my degree....   [tags: Higher Education ] 1362 words
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Introduction - Online Learning - 1.0 Introduction Chapter 1 discusses the introduction of the background of the blended learning which are online learning and face-to-face that is use for UNIMAS Cognitive Science students in their academic study. Next, it discusses the problem statement, research question, objective of study which are divides into general objective and specific objective, also definition of terms and conceptual framework in this research. This chapter also contains the limitation and the significance of study in this research....   [tags: Education ]
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Effectiveness of Online Courses - The following article is a study on the effectiveness of online courses and their effectiveness in both teacher-guided assistance and non-guided learning. The author stated the problem of online learning for students, as being the distractions of the internet itself; online shopping, gaming and social networking. While two advantages of online learning includes the convenience of studying at a place of choice and independent work, students are challenged in staying focused or being disciplined enough to continue or even complete their course of studies....   [tags: education, teaching methods, convenience]
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Are You Naked Online? - Cyber Security is of extreme importance of this day and age. Ted Claypoole and Theresa Payton bring some light on what we have already done and what we can do moving forward in protecting our identities. Everything about us today is involving computer networking. Our society simply relies on computer and the internet more and more each year. It is necessary that we protect ourselves from online predators and from online attacks. With so much information online about each of us, we must take the necessary steps in order to protect our identity....   [tags: personal privacy, cyber security, identity theft]
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DELL Online Advertising Campaign - The development and the status of online advertising Nowadays, new media has become an indispensable and inevitable way in people’s daily life. Because of this situation, network, which is the main channel in new media period, could be seemed as a new competitive market especially in commercial advertising. Commercial advertising is the main type of advertising in mass media in recent years which has a long history to form. According to the McFall’s remark, he noticed that there are two main factors to lead to commercial advertising’s development....   [tags: Marketing, Commercial Advertising] 1977 words
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Technology in Online Education - Introduction There has been much research into both online and traditional education that includes instructional methods and program design. In order for a learner to decide how they want to learn, we must evaluate the choice from their perspective. This paper examines both traditional and the various forms of online education from that perspective. It also considers the pros and cons of each form of education. Further, because educators now have a plethora of technological tools to assist them with course design and instruction, the discussion continues about how these tools can both obviate the negative aspects of online education....   [tags: Educational Technology ]
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Newspaper and Online Media - Newspaper and online media have both done a good job to spread news story to readers. Newspaper as a traditional media is accept by most people for a long time. But as the technology is growing up, online media become a competitor of newspaper. Hall (2001, p.2) state that there are 200 million people using the web regularly and the web page is around 800 million. Nowadays, the web users are still growing up very fast. But the newspaper still playing a important role in news area. These two major news media become a part of people's life....   [tags: Communication, News, Technology] 1927 words
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What is Online Discussion? - Many benefits of online discussion have been recorded in the literature. For example, participation in an asynchronous online discussion is time and place independent (Morse, 2003: Williams etal., 2001). Participants who involved online discussion can contribute whenever they have a useful input and wherever they are as long as they have access to a network based computer. Williams (2002, p. 266) explained the freedom from temporal and geographical constraints international students have “flexibility in the time, place and pace of communication” with others....   [tags: Technology, Communication] 730 words
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Online Library At CTU - As of November 26, 2009, using the online library that is provided by Colorado Technical University is an indispensable tool for a student. However within the library, you can obtain necessary articles, or Internet resources. Also, you have the benefit of asking, a librarian a question about books or resources that are available. Library • Find Articles & Books • Find Web Resources • Ask a librarian Within the resource's column, you have many tools that will help you with earning your degree and while managing your academic liaison with CTU, such as contacting a librarian when you can't find what you're looking for....   [tags: Education]
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Shopping: Online vs. Store - When comparing two different ways of shopping most people do not even think about the difference, they do both and not even realize it. In today's society people shop while at work, after work and on the weekends, whenever time permits. Stop and think how can I get more time in the day for family or just myself. The best way to figure that out with all the recourses we have is to go into a store and spend time looking through racks and waiting in endless lines to just purchase something. I compared going into a store verses online shopping; to see which one will save you time and money....   [tags: Compare/Contrast, Comparison, Internet] 738 words
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Massive Open Online Courses - MOOC is an acronym for “massive open online course”; these MOOCs have had a far-reaching influence on the way education is perceived today. For the moment, MOOCs are almost always free, as students pay no fees to register or take the course. Enrollment is high, ranging anywhere from thousands to hundreds of thousands. While enrollment, and perceived interests may be high, course completion rates are extremely low; frequently, no more than five or ten percent of students who register go on to finish the course....   [tags: Global Education, Learning Styles]
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Life After Death, Online - A. Presentation of the issue. Online data has always created different social issues among society, as more and more people join the on-line networks and change from physical to online data more problems arise. We all focus on the issues we have to face now, however people input more and more information into the cloud, photos, passwords, bank accounts and online status every day. So what happens to all this digital data once the people die. Online privacy once a person dies has brought different issues into society, especially to the closest relatives (Lee,2010)....   [tags: Social Issues]
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Trading Stock Options Online - The popularity of online options trading has exploded in recent years. The Internet has fueled a booming business of small investors throwing money at the derivatives market. The upside to an expanding array of financial products is a greater potential for profit to be made by investors skilled in daily trading; the downside is increased risk and a more complex trading environment. For the amateur investor who is ready to learn how to trade stock options the derivatives market can be enticing, but also frightening....   [tags: Finance ]
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Online Training and Support - Online Training and Support Stewart, Bachman, and Babb (2009) found that online teacher training delivered a strong traditional teaching method, which can be incorporated to traditional pedagogy. The information collected based on the responses from a teacher assessment showed a change in the attitudes with indicating that 89% of teacher trainers enjoyed the format of the course. Stewart, Bachman, and Babb’s research showed that 67% of teachers felt the course was well organized. Seventy three percent of teachers found the lectures to be informative....   [tags: Technology, Wireless Laptops] 1545 words
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Starting a Business Online - 1. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of taking your small business online by performing a SWOT analysis. Include 2-4 items in each category. What is a SWOT analysis. It is an evaluation of strengths and weaknesses of a business unit and identification of opportunities presented by the markets of business units and threats posed by competitors. Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats is what the letters of SWOT resemble (Schneider 2001 page 32).. Inside a business are where the strengths and weaknesses are found and what each business is capable of handling....   [tags: Business Analysis ]
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Online Child Sex Trafficking - Theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer once said “The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.” If the morality of our society were to be determined based on the risk and danger faced by children around the world today, we would not be praised to be a moral society at all. The lives of children and their innocence have always been of high importance to members of the society. With increasing importance placed on material gains, the priorities of people have shifted. As such, the exploitation of children for material gains is prevalent in various avenues in the world....   [tags: morality, children, globalization, technology]
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Online vs In-Person Reference - ... The entire reference interaction took approximately 12 minutes. At the beginning of the reference interview, Patricia indicated that it would take a few minutes to research the reference question. She was conscious of the time as it only took her two minutes to locate the first reference. When researching information about hurricanes within Daytona, obtaining this information took an additional 4 minutes to locate. While it might not have been a very lengthy reference transaction, Patricia was very efficient in asking the right questions to help me obtain the information that I was looking form....   [tags: public library, lonely planet]
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Marketing With Online Platforms - Introduction There are several of online platforms that can give businesses the enormous opportunity to engage potential customers. For instance, it is essential to have social media, this way, one doesn’t have to chase and annoy people with phone calls or direct mail. Continuing this further, in the late 2011 more than 1,000 businesses were surveyed on, “What is the top challenge in content marketing programs?” and this assessment showed that “producing engaging content” was the challenge. So, in order to make people come to you, then one must be able to create and publish good stuff....   [tags: business, social media]
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California Criminalizes Online Impersonation - Social networks like Facebook have been big targets for malicious actions in the past. This is why California has brought up a new law, which will criminalize a person committing these procedures. Besides this the person will be punished with a $1,000 fine and a year in county jail under SB 1411 . The law states that “harming, intimidating, threatening or defrauding another person” online and without their consent a misdemeanor. It allows the victim to sue the imitator for damages and losses” . This law will help California because one of the biggest issues is happening in the youth as they are falling in love....   [tags: Crime ]
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Massive Open Online Courses - Introduction to MOOCs Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, have recently come into the public eye as a topic of interest. Whether as an alternative to traditional education, a way to enhance skills in the work-place, or as a way to make education freely available to everyone, many teachers, institutions and students are currently participating in MOOCs. However, as with any new technology, MOOCs are not yet fully understood, in terms of their impact, quality, and effectiveness. In this vein, the MOOCs have the potential to change the face of education, and how teaching is done, but at what cost, or at what benefit....   [tags: education, effectiveness, technology, teaching]
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Online Learning - Should online courses be offered in more colleges. Today, there is a growing demand of students who are determined to pursue their education without having to go to school. The critics of online education argue that traditional teaching in classrooms is better than online education. However, online courses should be offered in more colleges. One of the reasons for online courses to be offered in colleges is level of comfort. In this case, students get less intimidated by some students around them in classrooms....   [tags: Education]
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Online Learning - According to the New York Times, more than 500,000 American children take online classes (1). Although online classes have been available for a few decades, the number of students taking them is increasing rapidly. This era that people are now living in has been nicknamed the “digital age.” Many people are modernizing the way that they live by incorporating more technology into their lives. Taking an online class is a remarkable way for a student to keep up with their studies. However some opposers say that online classes will take the place of teachers....   [tags: Educational Technology, internet ]
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