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A Critique of The Times Online Website - This report gives a critique of The Times Online website using a number of design aspects which include searchability, Navigation, usability, design, interactivity and content. The main problems identified in the website include a mixture of main content with advertisement content, too long pages and some of the images appearing to be quite blurred. The recommendations for redesign include separating advertisement content from the main content by placing it on top of the page just before the logo, shortening the pages and using hyperlinks to get to various sections and using high resolution images on the site....   [tags: the times, navigation, website]
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The Benefits of Online Universities - ... However, without any historical evidence of failure and success, online university’s ratings may seem like random numbers. The place where student attained degree, as an influence to building up trust between employee and employer. Although online universities democratize education, respectively low entrance requirements makes hard selecting the best and finest students. As an expert in technology, Cormac Foster stated, “One of the key functions of a selective college is to do some pre-sorting of applicants: "if you got into Yale you must be smart." Giant online schools that accept pretty much everyone may be democratizing education, but they're not helping employers or anyone else separ...   [tags: internet and higher education] 3146 words
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The Basics of Online Dating - Love has been around since the beginning of time and for as long as romantic relationships have been around; people have tried various ways of meeting one another. The mid-1990s marked the start of online dating and since then has evolved into a much more common method of dating. Online dating is typically taken advantage of in one of two ways. Some people prefer to create their own profile and rely on themselves to choose their mate choice, while others allow the online dating services to create matches between the online subscribers....   [tags: attraction, internet, romantic relatioships] 1681 words
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Online Education and Policy Makers - In order to justify this line of research the authors pointed to several reason (Orellana, 2006). One was very basic, little research had been done on the topic and most of the information available is in the form of anecdotal reports. In addition, magnitude of online education points to the need for more research. The cost of online education, combined with the numbers of students involved, clearly justify this line of research. The primary audience for this research are policymakers. These individuals are not directly responsible for delivering the online education; however, they decide the class size for the online classes....   [tags: class size, distance education]
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The Perks of Online Education - This is a public announcement. Instead of seating home on your favorite Lazy Boy Couch and watching television, life is passing you by. The perfect opportunity is just one step away and does not require leaving the comforts of home. The enrollment of online education is just for you. Online learning offers many different programs of studies of your chosen, as well as, achieving a degree in higher education. So now you are wondering, how to deliver distance education from the convenience of your own home....   [tags: public announcement, learning alternatives] 613 words
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Online Classes or Traditional Classes - Teachers do not want to be the student to break regular classes, do they. Traditional classrooms are called traditional for a one good reason. We students are used to this way of teaching because of its effect on students. Now, there is a disagreement that online classes are a better way of education. There is better resources in a traditional classroom than in an online class. Traditional classrooms help students interact with the teacher and classmates more often. Class taken in classrooms are also use to schedules other than giving the responsibility to the students....   [tags: alternative education methods] 556 words
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Online Piracy: The Folly of a Blacklist - ... He further asserts that businesses, workers and consumers will benefit from these new governmental abilities. Finally, he claims that the actions laid out in SOPA and PIPA are widely supported (Tepp, 2011). The assertion Tepp makes regarding the lack of tools available for law enforcement is really only partly true. He states many times the numbers of sites taken down by the Department of Homeland Security as part of their “Operation in Our Sites”, so the laws do exist. The truth of his argument can be found in the fact that the current mechanisms used to fight this crime are simply inadequate; they cannot be applied to sites run in foreign countries....   [tags: websites, criminals, ineffective] 893 words
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Adult Learning and Online Classes - ... Many traditional students are expected to stay in school by their kin (Tews, 2013). Traditional learners may not always have a precise objective in mind, unlike an adult learner (Tews, 2013). Adult learners are more disposed to accepting accountability for their own learning (Tews, 2013). Critical cerebrating is an implement for making decisions and solving quandaries, both attributes of the prosperous learner whether traditional or a distance (Tomei, 2010). When research compares the duration devoted to distance versus traditional injuctive authorization in the areas of distribution of instructional content, student counsel and advisement, and the student assessment, the findings pelluc...   [tags: teachers, students, self-efficacy]
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The Dangers of Online Predators - ... Since online predators target adolescents more, they do not fit in the profile of pedophiles: “Most online child molesters do not appear motivated by pedophilia, some may have a sexual compulsion for or a primal sexual attraction to adolescent boys and girls (Wolak, 2008).” Online predators can be all over the world. Predators take advantage of children’s natural vulnerabilities such as attention, depression, and insecurities. “Victims that meet face to face with their offenders are typically already expecting to engage in sexual activity....   [tags: menaces on the internet, social media] 1411 words
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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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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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Postive Impact of Online Courses - ... Online courses just may be the best option for such individual. Online courses has picked up rapidly in the recent times, making it one of the most talked about concepts in the education sector and it is quickly becoming a buttress of the education industry. Online education which is also categorised as Distance learning has taken entirely to a new level in present times with the introduction of MOOCs (Massive open online courses). These courses are accredited worldwide and are taught by well-respected professors from revered universities, including Sanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University and many such more Such online courses serve larger number...   [tags: virtual classrooms, high quality ] 641 words
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Benefits and Disadvantages of an Online Class - ... My classmates and I were very privileged to pick the topic of our choice and write about it. Some of my friends who took English 102 before me didn’t have this opportunity because they were assigned topics. The hardest part of this project for me was probably deciding what I wanted to write about and coming up with my controlling purpose. I found it difficult to narrow down my ideas into one sentence that will explain the whole purpose of my paper. Through the revsion process and help from my instructor, I was able to understand what to include in my controlling purpose....   [tags: personal experience, hybrid class] 871 words
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Shopping Online at Zalora is the Best! - ... He developed the Italian arm of a Flash Sale Home and Living website called Westwing (Dalani.it in Italy) which secured a 50 million USD funding last year. Critical Success factor of Zalora 3.1 Shipping ZALORA provide free shipping over a certain spend for customer. Customers can qualify for Free Delivery when the minimum basket size of RM75 is met, for both East and West Malaysia. If you order less than RM75, you will be charge flat shipping fee of RM10 for delivery to East Malaysia and RM5 for delivery to West Malaysia....   [tags: fashion, Maylasia, clothes] 790 words
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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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Online Privacy: Is It Really Possible? - The Internet is a vast world of virtual information. Activities like online shopping and social networking sites have put people in the position to ask themselves how private their own information is among the rest of the Internet. Can the average person completely control their privacy or are some parts of their personal information out of their control. To go along with that, is online privacy the complete responsibility of the individual. I have found that online privacy can be difficult to completely control because of the various types of tracking and third party devices....   [tags: tracking, devices, internet, activities] 1848 words
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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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The Impact of Online Education - The Impact of Online Education Is technology helping or hurting people learn. Technology is increasing every day, and is soon going to be a big part of everyday life. The change of teaching students on online class is way different to what they are used to, and will take awhile to get used to. There are disadvantages, advantages, opportunities, and challenges in the technology in education. The role that teachers play now will change in the future when the major demand for the use of technology hits....   [tags: technology, education, school, learning]
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Study of Clothing Online Shopping - Introduction The existence of many sophisticated computer systems and various innovations in the Computer Age justifies the need for new ways of sales in society. The need for share of information in a so called ‘global network’ and man’s desire to communicate from long distances called for the birth of the World Wide Web (formerly known as ARPANET). With the advent of the internet, many of the mundane tasks and businesses became feasible. Things like buying and selling can now be done online. Consumers no longer need to move from their place....   [tags: data protection systems, business analysis]
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Conventional Shopping and Online Shopping - Computer has brought about amazing revolution in the life around in the present day world. Its use, now it so seems, has become a necessity, and has created for itself indispensability. Internet has transformed the life and information technology. It is a melting pot of so many technologies which provides multi-media information facilities at low cost and great speed. The approaching trend on the internet now is online shopping. It is a process in which one can buy or sell items online via the internet....   [tags: e-bay, amazon, ]
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Is Online Shopping Our Future? - ... Time Magazine’s article by Erin Skarda wrote about how retail technology formerly associated with online shopping is making its way to brick-and-mortar stores. “The latest digital innovations seamlessly bridge the gap between the online and offline worlds, creating user experiences that are interactive, socially integrated, personally tailored – and ingrained into our everyday activities,” she wrote. “It may very well be the next wave of a technological revolution, and at its core is one of the most social hobbies we partake in: shopping.” The pace of change in the global marketplace is breathtaking and requires a challenge of speed....   [tags: products, technology, customers] 790 words
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The Dangers of Online Gambling - ... An internet gambling addiction at a young age, could easily lead to problems in the future, like when they hit college and they really need the money. Today, college can sometimes be tough to pay for, so some college kids look for ways to earn money quickly, and one thing that they may think is a quick way to get money is gambling online. Tuition for college just keeps going up and up, and for some people today, it leads them to working hard for money, filling out scholarships, but some people do not usually get the scholarships or have enough money from working, which leads them to gambling online for quick and easy money....   [tags: immediate access to vices on the internet]
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The Increase in Online Sales - Big-box retailers such as Target & Walmart have already recognized the growing influence of e & m-commerce, and are offering online store formats. Costco, whose advantage lies in bulk-sales, also announced greater focus and online with plans for mobile applications and improvement to Costco.com. It is becoming increasingly clear that the firms that continue to invest in the growing online sales channel are likely to emerge as future leaders. Brick n Mortar retailers such as Target and Walmart are investing in creating an omni-channel environment....   [tags: growth, technology, shipping] 1159 words
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The Don'ts of Online Dating - ... Paid dating sites offer some trial periods and usually they provide safe access for their users. One of these paid dating sites, actually the first dating site, Match.com got sued by a successful Hollywood executive woman, Carole Markin. According to Andrew Springer and Alex Stone via Good Morning America, Carole got forced to perform a sexual act. After she had dinner with the man met at Match.com, he followed Markin to her house and assaulted her. Markin got traumatized by the event and was in therapy....   [tags: unnatural, waste, scam] 1220 words
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Importance of Blogs and Online Journalism - New media is taking the world by storm, changing the way that people access information – journalists and citizens alike. It is, however, difficult to concretely define as it is continually evolving (Socha & Eber-Schmid, 2012). New media encompasses digital-based content that is readily available at any time. Examples include the Internet, social media networks, blogs, mobile phones and video games (Wikimedia Foundation Inc., 2013). New media has increasingly been used since the mid-1990s to disseminate information, resulting in a media revolution....   [tags: New Media, Influence, Ethics]
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Creation of an Online Pet Shop - 1.0 Introduction 1.1 Motivation and Problem Statement Nowadays, people are busy in their daily life and having a lot of stress from their working area. Most of them would like to have a pet to accompany them in their daily life and also can release the stress that they received. For example, having a dog is a good choice for most people who want to have a pet. Dog not only a very good companions and also having deep emotional tie between people. Dogs will protect the people with literally lay down their lives....   [tags: gallery, hostel, photos] 2511 words
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The Growing Problem of Online Piracy - ... This was a major piracy site that was taken down with the system already in place allowing the RIAA to continue their business unaffected. Fast forward two years to when Harmon had written the article and the RIAA believed that by uniting the other industries affected, they alone could stop piracy. These industries were still under the assumption that piracy was problem that would go away and the RIAA was leading the charge. The music industry was hit hardest by piracy and it wasn’t willing to give up, but instead chose to work with the other industries in order for the consumer benefit from their decisions....   [tags: copyrights, music, government]
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Online and Off Line Identities - All media platforms have their own specific set of technical factors which dictate the way users interact with them, contributing to an established set of social norms (Coleman, 2011, 19); this is comparative to what Erving Goffman describes as the observable performance of identity being a ‘front’, which only exists in a single setting and social context (1959, 22). Outside of these contexts, I argue that in my representations of self there are core traits that remain fixed in each version. Beyond these few principal identifiers, the expression of my identities – both online and offline – is continually in a state of flux....   [tags: media platforms, social norms, web technologies]
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The Dangers of Online Dating - The human need for affiliation creates the challenges and rewards of finding acquaintances, forming close friendships, as well as intimate relationships. Through technological advances cyberspace, or the internet, has become a place of multiple opportunities for people to be able to fulfill that need for affiliation. Websites, chat rooms, and online communities are just some examples of virtual platforms for people to seek others, come together, and find that special someone. These opportunities can result in positive outcomes allowing people to achieve what or whom they were seeking, but they can also result in harm to themselves and others, resulting with damaging consequences....   [tags: negative, positive, relationships, cyberspace] 1619 words
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Online, Web and Mobile Advertising - Online Advertisement|Web|Mobile Advertisement Advertising delivered over the internet is called “online advertising” has become important reference for web/mobile advertisement business. Survey which was occurred in 2008 says that fifty-six websites out 100 websites presented advertising.” these 56 accounted for 86 percent of the total page views for these 100 sites. Twenty-six of these 56 sites, accounting for 77 percent of all page views for the top 100 sites”, probably earn most of their gross income from selling advertising....   [tags: ICT marketing/publicity]
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The Stop Online Piracy Act - All of us know about the crimes committed every day by people all over the world. Theft, assault, grand theft auto, underage drinking, fraud, prostitution, and rape. But what about crimes on the internet. Last year, SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) was introduced to the world. If this bill was passed, many sites would have to censor certain pieces of information, as well as remove a lot of the content already uploaded. SOPA would also crack down on terminating torrent sites, which are used to share files such as music, movies, video games, e-books, and whatever else is a digital file....   [tags: attempts against the first ammendment] 1665 words
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Online Auctions: A Behavioral Study - ... These models have been produced for both ascending and descending4 price auctions. The second-bid price auction is what online auction websites use. Here we have a brief introductory about the classical description of second-bid price auction. It is noteworthy to mention that these classical development have done for single-object auctions (Ockenfels,Reiley,Sadrieh, 2006), while our studies in online auctions are mostly about simultaneous auctions. second-price sealed-bid auction: In this type of auction the one to the last highest bid defines the price....   [tags: economy, auctions, consumer, goods] 2064 words
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Review of an Online Course - o What features do you most appreciate. First I like the book that has been used through the course, content simplicity and easy to understand about the philosophy of online learning, pedagogical models, instructional strategies, authoring tools and the resource it backs up with the website option (www.prenhall.com.dabbagh). I appreciate the visibility of home page, very user friendly all the instructions are on the left side and easy to locate the instructions about the assignment. The way groups splits up weekly for discussions will also help the participants to get involve with everyone....   [tags: alternative learning opportunities] 592 words
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Proposal for an Online Business Expansion - A. Develop a proposal for an online business expansion in which you do the following: 1. Discuss how you will facilitate customer payment using e-commerce solutions (e.g., how the transaction will take place, including the tools customers will use). There are a wide range of options available for shopping carts solutions related to ecommerce. Many factors go into the final decision for the payment option; funding, support staff, time and security just to name a few. A shopping cart that would be a good choice for the Cancer Care and Research Center (CCRC) is Volusion 2013....   [tags: e-commerce solutions] 2840 words
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Protecting the Privacy of Users Online - ... [7] (2013) There is a case of a Spaniard (name) who sued Google for not erasing his personal data from the internet. The Spanish court did not find any fault with Google and said that the internet giant is a mere “aggregator” of the news, but not responsible for infringement of privacy [8]. Cases such as these cause concern and spark fear within the general public. According to a poll conducted by The National Journal Heartland Monitor, most Americans feel that their data with the government is not safe ....   [tags: big data, data protection] 2086 words
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How To Make Money Online? - All of us wish to have money that is earned by our own efforts and continuous hard work. But, many times it’s very difficult for us to buy things not included in our daily need goods because of limited money in hands. Several times we have to suppress our desires and needs because of lack of money and at that point most of the people think how to make money that can fulfill their wishes. If you want to earn more money and are finding different ways to produce more and more money then I am here to help you....   [tags: sales, commision, work] 520 words
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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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Online Privacy and the Internet - More people can reach one another today than in years past because of social networking sites. The world has become a lot smaller because of sites like Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, and many others. There are certainly many advantages to using these resourceful social networks, such as keeping up with friends and family, sharing photos, and staying up to date with current events. Nonetheless, there is a growing concern about privacy, or the lack thereof, because of these sites. The ability to determine your privacy settings is at times confusing, and at other times, simply misleading....   [tags: Social Network Sites, Privacy, Internet]
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The Online Battle: Cyber Bullying - Everyday millions of kids are bullied online; they are teased and called names that most people wouldn’t have the courage to say face to face. Cyber bullying is a very big deal, especially in our country considering how advanced we are in technology. Kids worldwide get cyber bullied every day, and can never escape it; it may affect you in ways unspeakable and actually is quite frightening. Cyber bullying can be hard to deal with, but it is even harder to prevent. “The use of electronic communication to bully a person typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature” (What is Cyber Bullying)....   [tags: bullying, technology, deal, prevent]
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Australian Customers and Online Shopping - ... • Tracking the project and reports the project status to clients. • Successfully delivering the project. o Computer System Consultant • Liaising extensively with project manager and clients. • Abreast of technical and industry growth. • Able to derive choices for potential solutions. • Communicates and supervises the programmers and make sure technical compatibility. o IT Manager • Communicates directly with the project manager and computer system consultant. • Allocates Resource such that employing staff for a project....   [tags: booktopia.com, e-comerce] 1278 words
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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 - The revolution of online shopping and e-banking has changed the way the world looks at the security of its personal information. The banking industry has “been transformed by the internet” (Koskosas, 2011). This has never been more evident than with the recent Target breach. This breach affected more than 70 million people. People saw, firsthand, the measures banks took to try to secure their data. Customers need to know exactly what banks are doing to keep them safe. This research will explain why it is the job of the banks to safeguard their customers’ information....   [tags: e-banking, security, information]
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Online Piracy and File Sharing - Multimedia, everybody loves it, weather its Music, Movies, Video Games, Pictures etc. we all enjoy it. You would usually or typically buy your music, movies, video games or photos online, from some online media service, such as iTunes or Amazon .etc. or at a movie store, or at Wal-Mart. Nothings free weather you’re paying 99 cents for a song or $20.00 for a new Movie that just came out, it’s not free. Sometimes, you might let your friend borrow your movie or something, and then they might lend it to their friend, it might seem like it was free, but it wasn’t you still had to pay for it....   [tags: illegal downloading of music, movies from internet] 734 words
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Massive Online Courses in Education - ... Coursera, for example, one of the most widely known MOOC platforms, has more than 2.9 million registered users for more than 328 courses available (Nature News, 2013). Thus, criticism has been raised concerning their influence in the higher education. Moreover, recent surveys results show there is a very high dropout rate of attendance by people who register at MOOCs (Koutropoulos, et al., 2012). The aforementioned results are major causes for additional criticisms regarding the long-term success, impact and sustainability of MOOCs (Sonwalkar, 2013)....   [tags: Knowledge, Learning, Research] 705 words
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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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Benefits of Online Schools - In the 21st century the world has witnessed a huge change due to the power of technology. At one time it was necessary to physically attend class to gain a higher education. However now the development of computers and other machines have changed the face of higher education, as people know it. Online education has a number of benefits for students such as low cost, convince as well as flexibility that traditional universities do not offer. Fires, it is obvious that online schools are a good opportunity to attend in school with lower cost....   [tags: traditional schools, technology] 579 words
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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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Online Vs Traditional Classes - ... The presentation styles that teachers give are very successful in a traditional classroom. When students go to class, some teachers try to make learning fun, and give rewards to keep students coming back for more. Having to do school work online gives students the chance to do their assignments at any time or place, whatever is convenient to their schedule. The schooling online is private, and the type of instruction given a student’s driven. The student basically has to be sure that all their assignments are turned in on time, and read the materials the instructor provides....   [tags: oline classes, traditional courses] 656 words
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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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Real Stakes: Online Casinos - ... Once players make a deposit, they may also get additional bonus so they can enjoy the games more. Regular people may also try playing at their own convenience and earn bonuses that will allow them to play and enjoy their online casino game. Safety and Security Carrying cash around is not a safe thing to do. Players who win may be better off getting their prize online rather than cashing all their chips and bringing home a bag full of money. Online casino players have the opportunity to play discreetly as they need not give out all of their personal information and be seen by other players just like when they go and play in a brick and mortar casino....   [tags: gambling on the internet] 644 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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Massive Open Online Courses - ... The international perspective enriches the discussions and allows these courses to be utilized by new audiences for example people who do not have the financial means to travel to follow specific higher education classes(Stephenson, J. 2001). The enlargement of web based courses has brought a revolution in teaching and learning which has brought a new pedadogy which most teachers are not familiar with and are not trained for. This has led to the presence of too many untrained teachers. The potential impact of this is poor quality in learning (Albert, S & Thomas, C....   [tags: academic and education alternatives] 1007 words
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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 Discount Insurance Leads - Insurance leads are available for buying from online sources. This is advantageous both for the insurance agent and the customers because the internet is the quickest means for the two groups to get in touch with each other. These days a successful insurance agent would definitely try the online insurance leads. It provides a great competitive edge over others. The online Discount Insurance Leads not only serves as a profitable source of income but also provide leads with loads of discounts or at affordable pricing....   [tags: Insurance] 512 words
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Shopping for Online Security - Shopping for Online Security Since the early 2000’s, people have been shopping online. More and more it has grown where now people are constantly online doing their shopping. Anything and everything is available for purchase. From a piece of fruit from around the world; to a vehicle that is a few states away. Whatever your heart desires, if you have the money for it, you are most likely going to be able to buy it. What happens though when someone else grabs ahold of your information while you are shopping online....   [tags: e-commerce, business, internet] 1105 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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Online Dating and Sociopaths - ... They are narcissists to the extreme, with a huge sense of entitlement.” (The Romantic Sociopath 2013) The next sign your online date could be a sociopath is they are overly attentive. In the beginning they fawn all over you, for instance, they make you feel like you are the only one in the room. As Andersen (2012) explains, “If you are targeted by a sociopath’s new romantic interest, it’s quite possible that you will be showered with more attention, adoration, and maybe even gifts than you’ve ever experienced” (p....   [tags: trolling for victims, internet, social media]
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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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Textbook versus Online Book - ... They need to be able to adapt to the change of the times. People in general also spend a lot of time in front of their computers, so why not kill two birds with one stone. Yes, rhetorical question. When you also consider the fact that most textbooks are at least a few pounds, it’s so much more efficient to be able to, with the click of a mouse, open and read the same exact content on the internet. When I say ‘more efficient’, I’m attempting to come from the perspective of time. Online books in general are searchable....   [tags: technology and education] 651 words
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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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Distant Education: Online Learning - ... One of these measures is effective time management. Online students need to be proactive and also take responsibilities for their own learning. This is because of the fact that there are many things that might hinder online students from effective learning. The other factor is balancing personal obligations. This ensures that the student is able to allocate time for both learning and personal obligations. Students should also ensure that the environment they chose to conduct their studies is conducive....   [tags: academics through the web]
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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 - I. The Question The question that was posed to both the Ankeny Public Library and Ohio’s Know It Know online reference service was “I am looking for information about the weather in Daytona, Florida.” II. The Services This question was first posed both Ohio’s Know It Now online reference service on Monday, January 27th around 6:30 pm cst. The question was then asked in person at the reference desk at the Ankeny Public Library on Thursday, January 30th around 6:00 pm cst. III. The Expectations When I initially posed the question to both the Know It Now service and to the Ankeny Public library I was interested in information about the monthly temperature averages, precipitation averages, hurri...   [tags: public library, lonely planet]
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Online Teen Forum Review - ... In the post, the author comments on how much she enjoys the writing of John Green and how she feels “…like I connected with the characters and became very emotionally attached to the characters in the books”(bookwormlife, 2013). The conversation develops between this author and another as they discuss the book. As I found individuals that were apparently teens I checked their posting record and was surprised to find that they frequently posted in other forums. Often they posted in the general chat forum or in the forum dedicated to book recommendations....   [tags: books, resource, literature]
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