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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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Advancements Of Online Journalism - Journalism is now no longer just black and white, no longer is it just printed in its masses by machines onto paper and shipped off to stalls, shops and petrol stations. Journalism is now easily accessed and also participated in without leaving the comfort of your own home. Interactivity has been central to the developments of online media and in many eyes was already a big missing link in the media before it became a buzzword used by the online community. A quote from Jim Hall’s 2001 book Online Journalism says that Interactivity “could be added to Impartiality, Objectivity and Truth as a core value of journalism.” (Hall, 2001) I think this has already happened, maybe it is not in official...   [tags: interactivity, blogging]
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Cyber Threats Online: Cyberbullying - ... For instance, a seventeen year old boy from New Jersey named James McMahon was being cyberbullied on Facebook by two other boys calling him “fat” and “Ugly” etc. the other two boys wrote statuses on Facebook making ghastly false rumors about him. So this is what he had to say about his traumatizing experienced “When I was being cyberbullied I felt like I wanted to never go out of the house or talk to anyone ever again. It led me to depression, and the person who was bullying me….believed that it was funny.”(James)....   [tags: abusive social media interaction] 894 words
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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 Social Media: YouTube - YouTube Mass communications have evolved over the years, especially in social media. The public sphere relies on social media as an informational channel, business growth, and peer-to-peer connection. One of the trends that continued to prosper is YouTube, an online social media video platform. As Benkler states “social production is a fact, not a fad. It is a critical long term shift caused by the Internet” (2005). This paper will review the current state, evolution, development, and implications of YouTube as it relates to individuals, society, and the public sphere....   [tags: informational channel, business, growth]
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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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Online Universities - There has always been a conflict on whether or not online universities are a legitimate form of an education. From its unconventional style to internet scams nowadays, it is clear why people feel a sort of skepticism when online universities come to mind. There are over 200 online universities on the World Wide Web, but how can it truly be discovered whether or not these online institutions offer viable forms of education. I will attempt to draw a conclusion to this question by the end of this research paper....   [tags: Higher Education, college, internet ]
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Online Communities - Communities are all about groups of individuals who share something in common. This makes going on the internet seem like an odd way to find more communities, form new ones, or strengthen pre-existing ones. The internet however is full of communities. Communities can be based upon religion, location, ethnicity, an interest, or a personal matter. The internet itself is “a global distributed data communications network” (Kirmayer, Raikhel, & Rahimi, 2013, p. 166). This is what makes the internet so full of communities because communication is the key to putting multiple individuals with commonalities into communication, which is the basis of any community....   [tags: Internet Communities, Technology]
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Online Education - Online education has grown since it first came about, there are mixed views on whether it is truly beneficial. The reasons for the huge growth of online education is money even though online education targeted working adults that have little or no time to sit in a traditional classroom for millions of men and women serving in the armed forces online education has made earning a degree much more possible. In recent years there have been significant technological growth with this growth technology has changed the way we do a lot of things from communicating to warfare with such influences on society there is no surprise that education feel its wave in researching this topic it seems that in tr...   [tags: Teaching, Education]
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Online Education - Online education has emerged in all levels of school environment. K-12, vocational institutions and colleges are incorporating online classes at an increasing rate. With advances in technology, clearly we should use the internet as a supplemental tool but with the level of education necessary for us to compete in the world economy, we must conduct due diligence to determine which classes are to be offered at what level to whom in order for online learning to be credible. Our education system needs a drastic overhaul in order for us to remain competitive in the global market, but that does not necessarily translate into the method of content delivery....   [tags: education system, technology, internet]
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Online Dating - Online Dating Some people today feel they cannot meet someone in their everyday lives so they turn to the internet to find a prospective partner, people us the internet as a way of meeting new people Online dating has become the new way of finding your soul mate The internet has made dating more convenient you no longer to have to go out to a bar and spend money trying to impress or you really don’t have, for people who are shy this is the perfect way to screen a potential in the privacy. I thought I would never talk to someone online nor consider being in a relationship statistics predict more than 100,000 marriages take place through the internet, caution is needed all websites are not saf...   [tags: profiles, internet, e-mails]
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Online Communities - Throughout history a debate has raged on whether sense of community, and more broadly community itself, is crumbling. [INSERT two quotes from early and late doomists] What I see in arguments both for and against the ability for sense of community to persevere is a tangled mess of media. Media play varying roles in arguments both for and against the survival of sense of community, but their presence should not be ignored. In some cases media are blamed for declines in sense of community. In others new media technologies are seen as saviors that can bring about a sense of community rebirth....   [tags: Technology, Media] 1784 words
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Online Games - With the constant advancements in technology, there are several achievements that have been realized. The advancements are categorized as per the industry that they fall in. There are several advancements that have been realized and achieved in the entertainment industry. Among the achievements include the development of the video games and the role-playing games (Prix Junior, 2006). The games developed were played electronically via the manipulation of images produced by a computer program on a display....   [tags: Gaming]
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Online Marketing - 1- Paper Free Marketing A very effective form of direct marketing is email marketing which uses electronic mail to send a sales pitch to potential customers. Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent on electronic mail marketing each year in the United States alone. Marketers work diligently to develop a mailing list of customers they can send mail to repeatedly without incurring the cost of printed newsletters or traditional direct mail. The delivery time is often just a few seconds or minutes compared with the days it takes the post office to deliver a piece of mail....   [tags: Marketing] 562 words
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Online Shopping - Online shopping is becoming more popular with Canadians. For retailers, the implications are considerable. New strategies for attracting customers are being deployed by retailers that integrate ecommerce into their 'traditional' retail businesses. While retailers are benefitting from ecommerce business they must face on-going issues associated with utilizing ecommerce technology. Technology issues, security concerns and a rapidly growing industry are some of the challenges facing retailers within the ecommerce market....   [tags: Retail, Credit Card, Ecommerce]
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Communicating Online - Introduction. Communicating in today’s society has become a lot easier with these social networking sites allowing us to communicate with people with a simple click of the mouse. This essay is going to prove that social networking sites are evolving and that communicating online is making it easier for people to communicate, easier for people to invite others to social events and allow people to have romantic relations online. Social networking makes it easier to communicate: Facebook is popular and easier for people to communicate worlwide....   [tags: Social Networking]
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Online Marketing - These days, businesses are going for different ways to promote their products. Before the inception of the Internet, businesses were trying to promote their products through conventional marketing strategies. But now the whole scenario has been changed dramatically. Whether it’s a small business or a corporate sector, every one out there is trying to promote their business through the Internet. The Internet has proven to be one of the most cost effective ways for promoting product or service. There is hardly any platform like the Internet that can bring you such a good way to exhibit your product or service on the global screen....   [tags: Marketing ] 1085 words
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Online Communities - My experience online has included years of habituating virtual communities patterned on the electronic frontier motif as defined by Rheingold in the subtitle to his book, The Virtual Community. He offers this definition of the subject: Virtual communities are social aggregations that emerge from the Net when enough people carry on those public discussions long enough, with sufficient human feeling, to form webs of personal relationships in cyberspace. (web) When I first found community online, I lived a rather isolated life in a small rural town, not given to readers or writers....   [tags: Internet]
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Online Marketing - Business has captured this internet two decades ago. Many companies are playing as third party to connect sellers with buyers. Companies like Google, Amazon, Facebook, Yahoo, and etcetera are completely dependent on such kind of business. Basically, Internet marketing means marketing all over internet including via emails and wireless media. It includes technical and creative aspects internet, including design, development, advertising, and sales. All of this comes under umbrella of “Virtual World”....   [tags: Marketing]
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Online Store - The product is more important to brand Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation with a focus on designing and manufacturing consumer electronics and closely related software products. It is formerly Apple Computer Inc. that was established in Cupertino, California on April 1, 1976 by Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs. Apple develops, sells, and supports a series of personal computers, portable media players, mobile phones, computer software, and computer hardware and hardware accessories....   [tags: Technology, Apple, Inc.] 1814 words
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Enjoy Roulette Online - ... You can play the online casino roulette in your mobile if it has java operating system installed. As the online casinos provide casino games with higher quality visuals, graphics and sound system your devices must comply with them. What are the advantages of playing roulette in the online casinos. You can play online casino roulette from any part of the world. You can play from your home, living room, dining room or guest room and anywhere you want. You can also play from your favorite places....   [tags: oline games, electronic device] 756 words
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Online Course Design - Online Design The next phase of the new program and course development process is to examine, research, and design the new proposed course as an online course. Online course delivery options must be explored. A variety of resources need to identified to successfully develop a new online course. These resources may include a variety of publications, possibly even the oversight of a faculty mentor. California State University, Chico provides a detailed site for the development of an online course....   [tags: Education ] 991 words
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Growth of Online Shopping Around the World - Introduction When Amazon.com launched its online retailing strategy in 1995 and began to reap benefits, many analysts viewed doing business and shopping online with great optimism (Denise, 2004). They anticipated for a day when people would be able to order their shopping items from the comfort of their homes. Consequently, customers would see little or no need at all to physically visit traditional in-stores to make their purchases. It is now a decade and a half down the line and online shopping has taken the business world by storm with more and more companies opting to test the sweet waters of online retailing....   [tags: Technology, Amazon.com] 2032 words
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Analyzing Online Shopping - ... Consumers can look through a large inventory of items in a short period of time, and if they don’t see what they want in one store, they can always move on to the next (Boswell, n.d.). This shows that with online shopping, consumers have an infinite choice of items to be purchased as sellers don’t face space constraints for their goods. The second advantage to online shopping would be the ability to purchase items not available locally. Some items which are a speciality to a particular country may be hard to find in another....   [tags: internet commerce]
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Online Education Programs - Understanding and comparing the positive and negative aspects of both approaches The number of people enrolling in online education programs is growing at a phenomenal rate. Prospective students view the non-traditional approach, or the online option, as a way to not only further their formal education but also as a means to expand their opportunities and advance their careers. The following information is meant to illuminate and inform you about the differences between an online education program and the traditional education experience and also give you some positive and negative aspects concerning both programs....   [tags: traditional educational environment] 568 words
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Online Gaming and Fraud in Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) - ... These categories follow two major subsets: there were three types of internal attack vectors, and three external attack vectors. The internal attack vectors are areas that criminals are able to steal, cajole, or socially engineer from within officially sanctioned parts of the MMORPG or peripheral official content (Bardzell n.d.). External attack vectors come from companion sites, unofficial community forums, or other attacks like fraudulent emails where none of these are officially created or sanctioned by the MMORPG development team....   [tags: Software, Criminals] 1369 words
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Looking For Love...Online - Today, we have the ability to do a multitude of tasks online; a computer is used in almost every school, home, and business in America. It’s not so futuristic to think that people would also find ways to enhance their personal lives online. Dating online began in the 1970’s and carried with it the stigma that only desperate people used the web to search for a love; however, today this stigma is gone, and dating online is a widely excepted practice. Dating on the internet is straight forward. A person becomes acquainted with another person through the process of e-mail; the two people then explore their compatibility by finding out the other person’s likes and dislikes, before meeting face-to...   [tags: Relationships]
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Is Online Instruction an Efficient Form of Education? - In the last twenty years, internet has become the driving force for the development of our society. It significantly changed our life in many ways, such as online education. In 2002, more than 1.6 million college students took online courses and unsurprisingly, this number almost tripled in 2008 (Allen and Seaman, 2010). Queen and Lewis found (2011), “74% of school districts with distance education programs planned to expand online offerings over the next 3 years.” However, although many students and instructors are using online education, the debate about the efficiency of online instruction comparing with that by traditional mode still going on as online education does not achieved univers...   [tags: Education]
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The Development of Online Gaming Addiction in Adolescents - The online gaming community has increased drastically throughout the years. The community consists of people at the ages of five to forty years old. Among the group, adolescents that play online games are at greater risk of becoming addicted which is a detrimental problem in their daily lifestyle. Before discussing what online gaming is, an explanation must take place about the reason that the adolescent group is the most at risk. Adolescents are at the age where they are planning on going to college to follow their career....   [tags: unhealthy lifestyles, video games] 1329 words
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Research on Patterns of Online Consumer Behavior - In an analysis of the consumer behavior online, with focus group as young adults aged between eighteen and thirty-four interested in buying a mobile phone or a related product ,Petrovic Dejan explained that the most relevant behavioral characteristics of online consumers and examine several ways they find, evaluate and compare product’s information. Comparison of the freshly collected surveyed data with the present existing consumer behavior theory resulted in number of issues related to a specific consumer group....   [tags: shopping, electronics, retailers] 1358 words
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Online Sexual Predator - One out of every five youths online is approached by an online sexual predator, with the integration of social networking; these numbers are alarmingly on the rise (Guo). In present day, it is nearly impossible to find someone who doesn’t at the very least know of social networks, so it is crucial that the general public know about the many negative effects these networks bring. It’s even more imperative that the public know that any existing or rising social networks are not to be trusted. Social networking could be considered negative for society as it provides sexual predators with opportunities, is a source for unhealthy addiction, and disconnects users from the real world....   [tags: social networks, facebook]
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Protecting Yourself Online - The purpose of this research paper is to provide information that will help people understand different ways to protect themselves and their children while online. This research paper will inform readers with tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft. After reading this paper people will understand the different types of computer and cyber crimes, steps on how to protect kids online and recommendations when using a different computer network more safely. There are many different types of classifications of cyber and computer crimes....   [tags: Identity Theft, Cyber Crimes, Computer]
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Comparison of Online Classes to Traditional Classes - When students are deciding on where to go to college at they have the option of choosing between online classes and the traditional classroom classes. Today some students are finding it much easier to maintain a job, family and start a college career all by taking online classes. Although some students still prefer to stick with the traditional classroom classes, they still have the option to take online classes. Both online and the traditional classes will provide the educational requirements needed to obtain a college degree and opportunities in the work field....   [tags: degree, teaching, material, time, education] 893 words
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Online Professional Development: Researching the Outcome of Connecting Teachers Online - Abstract There is a movement to encourage professional development for teachers through communities of practice. This coincides with increasing opportunities for like-minded people to connect online. This article proposes a study of online education communities of practice in order to better understand how these communities impact practice and can be utilized in a systematic way. “Using the Internet both expands community and changes it in subtle ways.” (Wellman, 2004) Introduction As Wellman succinctly states, the use of new genres of Internet communication expands and changes our understanding of community....   [tags: Education, teaching, internet]
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CIS vs Online - College in school is superior than online school because a student is able to have one on one time with teachers. Students are able to interact with classmates much greater in school than they would online. Also because people can take what someone said online and get a different meaning from it. CIS gets students more prepared for life than any online class ever will. Students have better interactions with teachers in school than they do online. Traditional colleges offer more direct interaction with faculty, which many students find helps them learn more effectively than communicating via computer....   [tags: communication, education, interaction, student]
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Online Civil Behavior - With the creation of the internet, people can hide as “anonymous” and say anything they choose because they’re alone in reality. In this essay I will focus on exploring why people behave the way they do online, and present some positive recommendation changes. My main argument is that good people can behave poorly in online situations, but civil behavior can be encouraged by changes to online environment designs. It’s proven that bad experiences are focused on more than good experiences. Online interaction can relate to this in two ways....   [tags: Anonymous, Interaction] 659 words
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Online Identity Theft - Online Identity Theft What is identity. The word itself can have so many connotations, definitions, and subjects tied to it. However, the most basic definition of our identity would be the qualities, beliefs, and baggage that make up each person. An identity is something that each of us have a claim to from the moment we are born to even past our death. Through the recent technology surges however, our most basic claim is now threatened. We have all heard about crime on the streets but with the creation of social networking websites, online shopping, and just interaction websites we are making ourselves vulnerable to a new type of crime: online identity theft....   [tags: attack, technology, credit scores] 1407 words
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Online Social Networking - Online Social Networking sites have been rapidly emerging over the past decade. They are changing the way people interact, make and break friendships, gossip and communicate. This essay will explore the extent to which social networking has re-defined social relationships and consider whether or not the impact of social networking is generationally specific. Online social networking could be defined in many ways depending on which book, article or journal you are reading. One way social networking is defined is; an online service or website that focuses on reflecting the social networks or social relationships among young people who may share the same interests or activities....   [tags: Internet, Blogs]
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Online Social Networking - Social networking is the grouping of individuals into specific groups, for example like small communities or a neighborhood subdivision. Although social networking is possible in person, especially in the workplace, universities, and high schools, it is most popular online this is because unlike most high schools, colleges, or workplaces, the internet is filled with millions of individuals who are looking to meet other people, to gather and share first-hand information and experiences about cooking, golfing, gardening, developing friendships professional alliances, finding employment, and business-to-business marketing....   [tags: modern communication technology and media] 665 words
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US Citizens and Online Poker Playing - ... After online poker was begun, there has been a colossal hurry to the web gaming destinations, impelling internet gaming to being a multibillion dollar industry. The legislature has gained around a million solicitations to make us online poker lawful in United States. In any case, the poker adoring Americans were in for a discourteous stun last Friday, the fifteenth of April since US players were banned from playing on the greatest online money joint titans. The FBI has slapped charges worth $3 billion against the top online poker sites like Fulltiltpoker, and Absolutepoker on reasons going from unlawful betting and IRS evasion to misrepresentation....   [tags: internet gambling policies] 657 words
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The Impact of Online Banking on Bank Operations - Bank net India (2006) conducted “An online survey on 316 ATM users” survey is limited to India to get insight into users‟ perceptions. It is concluded from the survey that the most use (56%) of ATM services is for bill payments and pre-paid mobile recharge where 64% respondents feel comfortable with depositing cash/cheque through ATM but they have to wait in long queues and find no money left in the machine Sakkthivel A.M. (2006) Providing a specific focus to identify the impact of demographics in influencing Indian Internet users in consuming different services online....   [tags: E-banking, Sharma, Sakkthivel]
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E-retailing: The Growth of Online Retaling - ... The advantages of e-Tailer have to limited or no investment on warehousing and delivery of goods either managed by sellers or third party. Till just about a year ago almost all e-tailers worked with third party courier provider to deliver goods to consumer. Then the number of express courier companies in India grown rapidly over the last decade more than 4500 companies. The retail sector of India need to go through the regulation of multiple tax system, seller collect Central Sales Tax (CST) charges by central government, when gods are shipped across the state and products are sold within the state, state government charges value added tax (VAT)....   [tags: market, deals, revenue] 830 words
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Online Associate Degrees - ... An associate degree can help launch the career of graduates in their field of study. Or it can be a step towards a higher degree level such as a bachelor’s degree. Whatever the goal is, an online associate degree is a good way to start a future career. Most institutions offer four types of associate degrees. These are: Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Science (AS), Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) and an Associate in Applied Sciences (AAS). An “Associate of Art” degree or AA, is generally pursued in preparation for a Bachelor’s degree in Arts (BA)....   [tags: higher education, on-campus] 934 words
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Trade Options Online - Options are the right to buy or sell a defined number of stocks at a predetermined price. The practice of online options trading is not something to be approached without some degree of knowledge. There are two types of options calls and puts. Both types can be bought or sold, and your decision as to what you do with them is based on your goals as an investor.1 How to Option Trade Learning option trading is by far the first thing which needs to be accomplished when making the important decision to add this type of activity to your portfolio....   [tags: Finance ]
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Online and Traditional School - ... Moreover you won’t have to spend a lot of money in clothes or other supplies more commonly needed in a classroom setting. Furthermore, you can take your classes anywhere. This is a great opportunity for those who may not have a college within a driving distance. These are just a few of the many advantages of taking online courses. People who enroll in online programs are able to manage their time, save a little bit of money and are not tie down to a particular location. Some of the disadvantages of online schooling are the lack of face to face interaction, and the lack of supervision....   [tags: cost of transportation, interaction] 597 words
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Identity Theft Online - If you have ever used the internet than you probably know that almost every website today asks for some type of your personal information. Today, identity theft is becoming more and more common. Websites used to promise more security for consumers, and today websites are no longer offering the same protection. With more and more people shopping online, criminals are gaining access to innocent shoppers’ identities easier than ever. Companies are using consumer information to help target the individual for sales of things they like....   [tags: privacy, technology, credit]
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Planned Behavior and Technology for Online Consumers - E-commerce offers significant opportunity for retailers in emerging markets like India due to the growing Internet popularity and rising incomes. But the Internet penetration growth does not commensurate with the online retail sales. This necessitates unraveling and understanding the online buying behavior. This paper employs ‘Theory of planned behavior (TPB)’, ‘Technology acceptance model (TAM)’ and self-image to unfold the online consumer behavior. It proffers an integrated model of online consumer behavior by integrating the self-image variable with the TPB and TAM models....   [tags: E-commerce, Model, Theory] 1607 words
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Online Training Programs - With so much technology at hand in today's society, it's inevitable for changes to happen within training programs. Although some companies have stuck with the "tried and true" programs, such as the classroom discussion/lecture programs, many companies are trying to find new ways to help their employees obtain the knowledge and skills needed for their particular job. For a company to stay successful, they will have to constantly comply with the new trends in training while also staying true to their mission and/or objectives....   [tags: Occupational Issues]
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Online Dating Analysis - .1. Why do some people advertise themselves for a date in a newspaper or online. There are an endless number of reasons why people put ads out for dating, which are anywhere from convenience, to time since most of us have very busy schedules. It also allows people to get themselves out to a specific group that may or may not have been able to reach without this source. Many people don’t like the bar scene and feel it to be a somewhat more secure way of getting out there to perhaps meet new people with the possibility of meeting “the one”....   [tags: dating strategy, exchange theory]
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Fictitious Identities Online - This paper will give you an insight on how fictitious identities online are upheld, and the after math that they can have on people when they have faith in a fabricated identity. “ Today the internet is used as a toll for those whom are anti social, to have a social life without the face to face interaction. The conversation can be meticulously controlled by both parties which can be defined as identity management. It is becoming the latest trend to reinvent yourself on the internet. When it comes to online dating and social media, and chat rooms most people have an opportunity to put on a more pleasurable persona to their audience....   [tags: internet, deception, honesty]
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Online Affiliate Marketing - ... This agreement is legal arrangement to governs how and when the merchant pays us. Who Are "Affiliates". People who make profits by promoting for merchants good and services. If you choose to try this method of making money online - promoting products for a merchant - you can call yourself an "affiliate marketer." Some other terms are:• Publishers • Associates • Program Partners. Affiliate Marketing Is Big Business. There rumor say, almost as Old as the Internet. It is widely believed that Amazon.com created the first affiliate program....   [tags: business booming model] 749 words
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The Validity of Massively Open Online Courses - The rapidly advancing innovations in technology have lead to many changes in the way things are done in the world. One innovation has been the usage of the internet for educational purposes. Many schools nowadays give the opportunity for students to take online courses. There are even some schools that take place exclusively online, such as Connections Academy, for K-12 schooling. I attended this school for the seventh grade, when I lived in Ohio. It enabled me to be able to complete most of my course work at any time of the day, and even work far ahead of schedule....   [tags: courses, internet, students, education]
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Online Learning and Traditional Classroom Instructions - ... A case study by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in 2001 examines the effectiveness of online learning in the Virtual School of Business (VBUS), a Temasek Polytechnic’s online project. The students were asked about their perceptions regarding the effect of VBUS on enhancing learning, and, in particular, in improving test and examination grades for all subjects as well as the specific subject Computer Fundamentals (CF). 39.7% (all subjects) and 37.5% (CF) subject of respondents felt the improvement was “somewhat” while 29.5% (all subjects) and 31.1% (CF) indicated improvement was “not much” (Peh & Foo, 2001)....   [tags: communication technology and higher learning]
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Online Car Sales - As we now enter our second decade in this millennium, we are becoming more technological dependent, there are still some pros and cons lingering when it comes to comparing storefront stores with ecommerce websites. One of the goods I really have seen an increase in online promotion is the sales of vehicles. Across the nation and even worldwide, people are able to post an ad and sell their vehicle, a little less than two decades ago this was a luxurious option for individuals and even car dealerships....   [tags: eBay, autotrader.com, and kelly blue book]
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Online Consumer Behavior - ... The most famous websites nowadays are: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc. All these social networks have different target groups, which mean that their facilities and services are focused on different desires of their users. For example, LinkedIn network provides information regarding companies, businesses, educational institutions and their perspectives. Facebook is popular mostly among internet users for communication opportunity and information search. Blogs and communities within social networks help people to share their ideas and objectives regarding the field of interest in one internet space....   [tags: internet purchasing] 1703 words
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Teaching Business 100 in an Online Environment - Teaching Business 100 in an Online Environment In developing a strategy for converting the Business 100 (Business English) class to an online class, I will focus on three key areas of concern: • Content • Student-Student Interaction • Student-Instructor Interaction While there are certainly other components and issues of concern, my initial effort will address these, with future refinements to be based on student assessments, evaluation and feedback. I have gleaned from the OTI course readings a wealth of ideas for creating excellent online content and for student engagement....   [tags: internet, Education, technology]
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Pros and Cons of Online Social Networks - Online social networks have grown steadily in influence, especially in the United States, as they become an integral part of the college undergraduates’ culture. One primary social network is the website Facebook, which caters to the culture of undergraduate students, with its free user profiles containing the ability to post pictures, form groups, and create events. The capability of Facebook and other social networks to influence students is evident, but whether the overall effect is positive or negative is questionable....   [tags: Facebook, David M. Eberhardt, College Life]
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Combating Online Piracy and Copyright Infringement - Counterfeiting and piracy have been problems since the industrial revolution, when market capitalism took hold of the world. These problems often occur across borders, and embody a variety of complex issues from extradition between nations to military enforcement of international laws. These issues have made it hard for enforcement efforts and prosecution to be successful. With the advent of the internet, counterfeiting and piracy have been able to move online and more effectively escape regulations and laws....   [tags: U.S. Law]
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Should the U.S. Allow Online Voting? - In the age of technology, we do almost everything through the Internet. We can take classes online, check bank accounts, shop, and even date in the virtual world. If we can do all of these things then why not vote online as well. The idea of cyber voting has not been accepted as well as one would think in this day and age. The many security risks that come with computers and technology scares many Americans to stray away from exploring this new horizon. Voting online in theory is appealing, but in practice is not realistic....   [tags: adapting to technology]
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Making Money Online - In the past 20 years, the world that we live in has evolved exponentially, technological breakthroughs have fuelled this evolution and are still continuously doing so. One such advent was the arrival of internet. Internet started its journey as a slow and unreliable tool mainly targeted at academicians for research purposes but since then it has grown in both size and services. Today it touches almost every aspect of our day to day lives. From medical field to military operations, from high speed communication to global navigation, its applications can be experienced everywhere....   [tags: affilliate marketing] 743 words
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The Impact of Online Reviews on Hotel Bookings - INTRODUCTION TripAdvisor.com is a travel website providing directory information and reviews of travel related content. Online reviews now shape the way travellers and international tourists choose hotel accommodation and plan for holiday destinations. Many consumers consult online trip advisor reviews before making travel and accommodation choices in hotels. However, Racherla, Cornolly & Christodoulidou, (2013: 135) argued that, existing academic understanding of these popular information sources in the tourism and hospitality domain is relatively weak....   [tags: TripAdvisor.com]
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Online Learning Environments - Terms such as “delivering education” or “delivering knowledge” have all been used at one time or another in television commercials or internet advertisements to refer to the education provided in the field of distance education. However, if we look at the official definition of the word delivered as presented in the Merriam-Webster dictionary we find that the word is derived from the term “deliver” which means “to take or hand over.” In this paper I will demonstrate that because constructivist online learning environments follow the constructivism learning paradigm that involves both cognitive and social interaction of knowledge, the term delivered should not be used to describe good online...   [tags: Education]
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Online Master of Computer Science Degree - The online Master of Computer Science is offered by many online universities and colleges those indulged in computer education.. This online Professional Degree is course work only and is designed to qualified students across the world. In this Masters degree program, you will study topics such as object-oriented hardware circuit designing, software design, software testing, network analysis, network security, logical algorithms, and machine designs. Course work develops analytical thinking, investigatory skill and in-depth knowledge of IT functionalities....   [tags: Higher Education] 607 words
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15 Most Affordable Online Schools - ... The school offers 18 different online degrees at less than $15,000 a year. Weber State University is a public, non-profit school that is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. 11. Wilmington University This regionally accredited institution offers 43 different online degrees for under $15,000 annually as well as 9 online certification programs. After applying scholarships and financial aid for undergraduate students, this private, non-profit school is cheaper than the majority of online colleges....   [tags: getting your degree through the internet] 999 words
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Online Data Tracking: An Invasion of Privacy? - The personal connection Americans have with their phones, tablets, and computers; and the rising popularity of online shopping and social websites due to the massive influence the social media has on Americans, it is clear why this generation is called the Information Age, also known as Digital Age. With the Internet being a huge part of our lives, more and more personal data is being made available, because of our ever-increasing dependence and use of the Internet on our phones, tablets, and computers....   [tags: Facebook, Google, spying]
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Who is Talking to Your Children Online? - Each time children log onto the internet, they are coming into contact with adults with malicious and often dangerous intents. The parents of this generation may have only recently started using the internet. Children, on the other hand, are starting young. With children often having secret passwords and hidden privacy settings, parents are often unaware of the danger their children are in while they are online. Only a fraction of parents actively monitor their children’s activity when they are on the internet....   [tags: supervision, internet, safety] 657 words
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Pros and Cons of Traditional and Online Schools - Sweat dripped onto the paper and a quick sweeping motion distorted freshly written words making them illegible. Whispered curses draw the attention of nearby students. The A/C is broken today and windows are propped open and the rattling of an old fan is making it difficult to make out what the teacher is saying. The sound of one student open-mouth-chewing in the back row is seemingly in rhythm with the nervous tapping of another student nearby. The professors words start to fade into the background and the words on the whiteboard blur out of focus as the minute hand nears the bottom of the hour....   [tags: Education, internet]
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The Buffalo Slot Machine Online Game - SIGNIFICANCE OF THE BUFFALO Buffalo Slot machine is the latest launch of Aristocrat Gaming which is a well known and well popular Australian slot manufacturer that has been in agreement with Next Game. These two companies have been launching online games since 2010. Buffalo slot machine is not completely new. What had been hitherto offline has been brought online. There are some changes in the looks of the online version but they are very minute. Within the last few years, Aristocrat’s online portfolio has made an exemplary progressive growth....   [tags: latest launch of Aristocrat Gaming] 748 words
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Online Coupon Offers - BagsKart Coupons If you have a propensity to acquire the best quality bags at affordable price tags, BagsKart.com should be the first website that you visit. Featuring a vast array of bags including clutches, hand bags, wallets, travel bags and wallets, BagsKart stocks a collection of trendy products that would definitely stun the young modish shoppers. However, it is the range of bagskart coupons that Couponland.in is offering to customers, which will force one to purchase from the online bag store....   [tags: getting the best and most for your money] 1398 words
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Online Economic Uncertainty - ... Whether internet service providers choose to deal with certain companies or not should not be a problem for equality, because according to Lee and Wu, network neutrality laws are not the sole reason that businesses succeed, in fact it barely impacts the business at all. It is the originality and creativeness that determines whether or not a company makes money and everyone has an equal opportunity at both of those aspects. Creating laws that prohibit companies from dealing with other companies (network neutrality laws) goes against the laissez-faire type of economy that would benefit the economy (Sheffield)....   [tags: Netflix partnership with Comcast] 1133 words
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Playing Online Pokies: Casino Game - ... Their payments will automatically be transferred so players need to be aware as they tend to get engrossed with the game. How much to bet Online pokies players have the option to select how much to bet and how many lines to play. Online casino players would use their credits just like as they would use coins when playing in a brick and mortar casino. They may choose the maximum amount if they would like to bet that much. Once the online pokies players have set their bets, they may start playing through the spin button....   [tags: players, bet, payout, odds] 634 words
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Writing for the Future: What is online publishing? - ... If you're reading 40 or more books per year on your e-reader, that would be the right choice. But if you use it only occasionally, probably better to stick to a "regular" book.” This was due to a study that cannot be referenced due to copyright issues. So an e-reader is only as effective environmentally as its frequent usage. But in a similar study The New York Times, retorted, “…if you were to read three books a month over four years, the e-reader would significantly outperform conventional paper books in carbon emitted....   [tags: e-learning, publishing business, books]
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Online Friendships Hurt Adolescent Development - ... On the other hand, the standpoints of the opposite side Valkendburg and Peter are also convincing. They argued the issue counter that online friendships actually can enhance offline relationships, and it does not damage psychological well-being. Valkendburg and Peter claimed that the relationship between online communication and the quality of friendships my not be direct. One's friends' quality may not be judged by the amount of their online friends. A person who enjoy surfing the Internet often can also be popular and outgoing in their daily life....   [tags: communication, relationships, internet] 878 words
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Online Shopping versus Mall Shopping - ... In addition, shoppers will take their purchases home immediately instead of waiting for the purchase to arrive in the mail. If I was a people person shopping in the mall would be an excellent place to shop. There are multitude of people to interact with. Some people feel malls are like indoor parks and they are friendly place to meet people. If you are shopping in the mall and feel hungry the food court offers several selections of food to choose from. Malls are large enough that you can map out a path to get your walking exercise completed without having to deal with weather conditions....   [tags: contrast and comparison, personal opinion] 533 words
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Online Social Networks - ... Other social networks such as Flickr, YouTube, and Google Video, are used to share multimedia content, and others such as Live Journal and BlogSpot are used to share blogs. Facebook, My Space, Linkedln, Twitter and Youtube are the most visited web sites in the world. OSNs are not only a way to keep in touch, but a way of life. Today’s there are more than 300 social networking sites currently in existence. Here this study is proposing a multicast model for providing the better privacy. As social media is used for making good relationship and keep in touch with friends and aware with current environment....   [tags: communication technology] 1021 words
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Big Data Impact on Online Shopping - Big Data Impact on Online Shopping Big data is the term for massive data sets that require computer processing to uncover minute bits of data that may have otherwise gone unnoticed. As calculating power increases, such data points are becoming used for many things, and retail is one of them. Macy (2013) notes that the use of big data has been driven by retailers as they seek to enhance their "path to purchase" methods. Online retailers in particular seek to develop their websites in ways that encourage the most purchases, and that requires the use of big data....   [tags: statistical analysis of purchasing preferences]
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Posting Online and Social Networking Sites - To maintain a sense of balance of privacy and posting online can be a fragile balance and wind the scale apart in either focal point can lead to serious issues. After shaping the terms social networking site (SNS) and privacy, the link between the two is discovered by inspecting the cautions of privacy versus the benefits of revelation and goes on to state that a balance must be found. It is talked about why SNSs support share-out over seclusion (privacy) and that while users must know how to protect their privacy online, nowadays sites themselves are required to handgrip personal information in an ethical manner....   [tags: privacy, technology]
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Online Courses vs. Traditional Courses - Today, more and more colleges are offering courses to students that are entirely online. Students who are drawn to online courses include students working full-time jobs, students who would prefer a private study environment, or students who find that online courses are easier than traditional (campus-based) courses. Advertisements geared to encourage students to register for online classes have the tendency to portray them as being easier and requiring less work than its campus counterpart. For instance, some television advertisements show students wearing night clothes working in a relaxed environment within their home - free of the pressures caused by deadlines and testing....   [tags: Higher Education, Internet Classes, College] 903 words
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Implications for Today’s Online Educators - Introduction This research includes a comprehensive understanding of the current outlook of present online educators in which the applicable implications can be extracted and retained for novice web-based instructors. The problems relating to this research are the various factors that arise in the provision of web-based instruction. These various factors include variables of interest that pertain to particular successes and barriers in which web-based instructors have encountered. For purposes of this research, online and web-based instruction (instructors) will refer only to higher education environments provided through universities and colleges....   [tags: Education ]
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