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Online Reading Essay - Online Reading Essay America, a country created by the outcasts of Europe in the 1700’s, is a nation that consists of a diversity not known by any other country. Since the first settlers travelled to this new nation, people from all over the world have come to this great country for many different reasons. Some people come to make a better life for their families, some people come to experience freedom, some have come to stay alive and avoid genocide of their own nation, in the past some have even been forced to come to America with their lives being changed forever....   [tags: Education ]
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Annotated Bibliography on Online Adult Learners - ... DOI number: 10.1080/13678860701723737 (1) What is the article about. The core purpose of the article is to anatomize the relationship among the adult students ability and instructional technology competency in the online environment. This article investigates the motivation and learning approaches that the students use to learn . The article results indicate that motivation is an important factor for learning technology in an online environment....   [tags: technology, distance, student] 540 words
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The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) - In the recent years, there has been a growing conflict between American copyright holders and website owners, both domestic and foreign, over intellectual property theft. Indeed, these copyright holders have repeatedly made attempts to block websites from committing or facilitating online piracy, while websites claim that laws that try to limit the content within websites are encouraging censorship. With the internet as an international user-controlled domain, it has been a long struggle for both sides of the conflict....   [tags: The Internet]
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How to Find Discount Coupons Online - ... Also, watches are just perfect to be presented to partners, parents or friends on different occasions. So if you are thinking to buy a magnificent watch, you must visit Couponland.in, a site that currently stocks an infinite number of watches coupons that help you save a significant portion of your online watch purchases. Ghadiwala.com is one such online shopping portal for watches that has partnered with Couponland.in to provide an exclusive coupon by which 20% discount can be availed by users....   [tags: promotional codes in the internet] 638 words
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Online Reverse Auction - Q1 Beam and Segev (1997) defined an electronic auction as a special case of electronic negotiation and an electronic reverse auction (e-RA)-synonymously named online reverse auction - is a frequently used type of electronic auction in B2B commerce. Among different procurement methods an electronic reverse auction emerged in the mid 1990s started to play an important role. Initially it was adapted by automotive and aerospace procurement managers for commodity parts. Nowadays it is applied and extensively used by many companies both of public and private sectors, non-profit organizations....   [tags: suppliers, cost, competition] 2308 words
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Accredited Online Business Degree Programs - ... University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa College of Continuing Studies - Bama by Distance Since 1831, the University of Alabama has been the state's flagship institution of higher learning. That legacy carries on with UA's Distance Education programs, offering today's students flexible, economical formats to earn degrees in chosen fields. Three of UA's top distance learning programs are in business. Interested students can earn Bachelor's or Master's degrees in three different business specialty areas....   [tags: Alabama, education, schools] 615 words
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Online Course Development: Student Assessment - Assessment Student assessment was a key component in the development of this new online course. For any course; assessment should be based on measurable outcomes for the course. The assessment process in the new course in public policy would include multiple measures of assessment and be supported by a wide variety of materials and resources. The first assignment in each module was to read a chapter in the textbook, additional power point presentations, videos and articles are included to support the objectives for each module....   [tags: Education] 1315 words
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Technological Saga in the World of Online ARPANET - ... ------Signature prevents the transaction from being altered by anybody once it has been issued. THUS Bitcoin uses public-key cryptography, peer-to-peer networking, and proof-of-work to process and verify payments using common operating system called mining (Note: - number of bitcoin is limited to 21 million number may vary if regulation sets in, so there will be no way to “print” new money in the bitcoin network. This is to ensure the scarcity of bitcoin. There are currently about 12.2 million Bitcoins in circulation....   [tags: internet, bitcoin, transactions] 1288 words
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Amazon is One of the Largest Online Retailers - ... It consists of five parts: threat of new entrants to the market, power of suppliers, power of customers, threat of substitutes, and competition in the market. Threat of New Entrants: Due to the high returns, profitable markets will always attract new firms. This results in potential of new entrants, which eventually will decrease profitability for all firms within the industry. Usually, barriers to entry factors consist are shaped by governmental policies, capital requirements, patents, cost disadvantages, independent of size, economies of scale, economies of product differences, product differentiation, switching costs or sunk costs, access to distribution, customer loyalty to establ...   [tags: cloud computing, e-commerce, suppliers] 945 words
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Online File Sharing and Internet Piracy - The United States of America is a free country, then why shouldn’t the internet be free. Why should we have restrictions placed on what we can and cannot do on the internet. Every day, millions of users share files on the internet through numerous online sources. Whether they download music, movies, or software, online file-sharing can give people access to a plentiful amount of information. These files are often free and easily accessible by anyone. The practice of distributing or providing access to digitally stored information represents file sharing (Peer-to-Peer File-Sharing and Copyright Infringement: Are You Vulnerable?)....   [tags: downloading music, internet, laws]
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Benefits of Online Class Registration System - ... Predictive analysis is a form of data mining that combines historical data with assumptions about future conditions to predict outcomes of events, such as future product sales or the probability that a customer will default on a loan. It is also used to upgrade occasional customers into frequent purchasers by predicting what products they will buy if offered an appropriate incentive. 5) 3G wireless communications supports wireless voice and broadband speed data communications in a mobile environment....   [tags: internet, database, hackers] 1378 words
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Online Courses versus In-Classroom Courses - In contemporary times, the technological advancement known as the Internet, has revolutionized the way in which society is educated. This tool greatly impacts not only the field of education, but every aspect of society. Indeed, Lewin documents, “those ages 8 to 18 spend more than seven and a half hours a day” (A1), connected to the Internet. This citation illustrates the extensive amount of time today’s youth are online. To that end, the Internet is prevalent in many homes throughout the world and continues to influence the way in which people are educated both in the classroom and even while performing homework....   [tags: Education]
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Online Business: Rehab Med Care - E-Commerce Solution (Ability to Pay Online) According to U.S. Census data, e-commerce sales are increasing at a rate faster than traditional offline retail sales, raking in approximately $190 billion in sales in 2011 (Beesley , 2012). This is one of the primary reasons why offline stores and business owners are using e- commerce as a means of expanding their business. Using the internet or other computer network to transact and facilitate any business is e-commerce. E-commerce may be in the form of online shopping, internet banking, online auctions, electronic payments, gathering and use of demographic data and security of business transactions to name a few....   [tags: internet, services, search engines]
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Online Dating versus Conventional Dating - ... Conventional dating usually involves you having met the person and having the same ideas/activities and having a good but general picture of who the person is leaving no surprises, unlike online dating that might have you thinking that your hooking up with a supermodel but you ending up with a Martha Stewart look-alike. Another area that puts conventional dating at the top is that sometimes opposites really do attract. In conventional dating you may not have the same attitudes about common stuff like religion, books, technology or wanting to be a secret nudist, as long as you have the same personality you will generally have a successful match (“howstuffworks.com ”)....   [tags: dating, match, attract] 671 words
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Online Social Networking Dangers and Benefits - For years and years, the internet has been offering a very extensive variety of information, social networking sites, merchandise purchases, online banking and many other services that our grandparents and our great grandparents could only dream of. This doesn’t mean that it’s all good or useful information and sites. Neither does it mean it hasn’t had a huge impact on the way society is changing just because it is a virtual space. “The internet is home to millions of sites, representing both commerce and the people who share their thoughts and experiences with anyone who visits” (Amp Your MySpace Page 99) The webpages that have had much more impact on society are social networking sites suc...   [tags: Social Networking, community, ]
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Adult Learning Theory in Online Education - ... Andragogy is the art or science of teaching adults (Knowles, 2012). Malcolm Knowles introduced the term in the United States in the 1960s (Wang, 2011). Knowles notes that a major psychological difference between children and adults is the realization that as an adult, one is the director of their own life. Additionally, because of this change in self awareness, teaching adults as if they are dependent does not harbor any sense of respect for their ability to be self directed. There are four assumptions which are made about adult learning in Knowles theory....   [tags: communication technology, college degrees]
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Wikipedia is an Evolving, Online Encyclopedia Website - ... Ss12 is 21 years old and has been registered as a Wikipedia user for 8 years (Wikipedia). As such, Ss12 is a clear example of digital natives valuing Wikipedia since this user has his own Wikipedia page while also adding and editing other Wikipedia pages. Thus Ss12 exhibits digital native values of brainstorming ideas with other digital natives which Wikipedia allows. Digital natives are more drawn toward Wikipedia than literate man because digital natives have always used the Internet with which they have learned they can receive instantaneous results....   [tags: articles, digital natives, editable] 1789 words
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The Problem with Offline Laws for Online Complexities - As the internet has grown, subsuming nearly every facet of our daily lives on a truly global scale, the line between citizen and “netizen” has become increasingly blurred, if not nonexistent. Being the former in most modern societies now practically necessitates life as the latter – agonizing trips to the DMV can now be replaced by a few deft clicks on a government website, news is more often consumed via pixels than in print, and an email account has become a practical essentiality for both business and personal communications....   [tags: internet, communication, crime] 653 words
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Adult Learning through Online Education - Adult learners are different than youth learners because they understand why is important for them to learn and they can integrate new information with past experiences enhancing the process and overcoming barriers like fears or behaviors. In this century higher education is occurring through internet too, by online courses that led the student to a diploma of the same value as the traditional one. Adult learners enrolling in online courses are increasing year after year and more traditional institutions are starting to use online education as a method to get new students....   [tags: internet, education] 1225 words
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AMC Theaters Online Job Applications - Looking for a super place to work. Great benefits. Fun environment. AMC Theaters job application online can start you on your way. Any prospective job seeker knows that AMC is our second largest theater chain in the States. And a great employer to work for, either as a first or second job. With the online job application being a kind of norm in today’s hiring and job hunting environment, it is sometimes easier and quicker to fill out and start your way to a new career. Even though companies are using the online employment applications, the basic rules of filling out applications have remained the same....   [tags: Employment] 720 words
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Volatility Standard Deviation Online Help - Volatility standard deviation online help. Introduction to volatility standard deviation online help: Let us see about volatility standard deviation online help. Volatility deviation is the statistics term that provides a better indication of volatility. It estimates how widely values are discrete from the standard. The distribution is the distinction among the definite value and the average value. The superior differentiation among the closing prices and the average price, the superior standard deviation will be and the superior the volatility....   [tags: Math] 509 words
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Online Courses versus In-Classroom Courses - Current modern technological advancements have brought the international community to a new stage in our path through this world through utilizing the device that is the internet. In particular, the internet used as a tool has made significant everlasting changes on society’s educational process as it was in the past. Indeed, there are many similarities and dissimilarities between today’s contemporary online courses and the more classic conventional in-class experience. Both have teachers that instruct their students on the subject matter....   [tags: Education]
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Casino Bonus is Great Online Entertainment - ... If you are not registered then you are lucky. We will start you with a ten dollars free bonus. Simply enter the bonus code. Bonus code: CC5000 This new casino bonus code is also referred for its much payment, with a record jackpot of over 2.5 million dollars and, really, even if you don’t hit the next big one, you can as well make or get a big payout just by using our special Mansion Casino bonus code. Mobile Bonuses and Promotion This mobile casino bonus is currently available and is an exclusive sign up offer that gives new users an additional 100% bonus on their first 10 deposits to their account, limited to a maximum of $1000....   [tags: gaming, jackpot, club] 647 words
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Comparing Online Learning to Traditional Education - ... While students found the online course to provide convenience and access, they also cited technical issues and isolationism as drawbacks (Grimes, 2002.) If a student is unable to afford or operate the basic equipment necessary for distance learning, it is difficult to expect positive results or even intellectual growth through the classroom materials. Through self -regulated learning, many students will find an extremely beneficial learning experience when taking classes in a distance setting....   [tags: distance learning courses] 955 words
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Online Gaming Addiction Among Teenagers - ... However, these should be used with caution. Although they may be helpful in orienting you and pointing you in the right direction, you need real-life people to best benefit from group support. Helping a friend or family member with gaming addiction Tips to helping others with online gaming addiction - Be a good role model. Manage the Internet and computer use in your own life well. - Introduce the Internet addict to other people who handle their Internet use sensibly. - Get your friend involved in non-Internet related interests....   [tags: Tips, Impact, Video Games] 1572 words
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Evaluation of the myIT Labs Online System - Executive Summary This report covers an evaluation of the myIT Labs software. It provides an insight into why the software does not meet its intended objective of instructing individuals in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel. This is based on weekly testing. This report includes findings that outline the undesirable aspects that compromise the software including the layout, content learned, the ease of use and the Instruction Clarity and how these aspects fail to create a positive learning environment....   [tags: gcflearnfree]
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Online Banking Fraud Suffers Increase - A. Presentation of the issue Online banking is a service that many modern banks provide now a day and with the passage of time more and more people are using this service (Anonymous, 2010) due to the commodity and convenience of doing payment transactions (Lanham, 2008) directly from their homes instead of going to an actual bank (Ponemon, 2005). However as the number of credit cards used to make transactions on the internet increases also does the number of people that fall into frauds and phishing scams made to obtain their private information (Unknown, 2010)....   [tags: Finance]
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International Copyright vs. Online Piracy - ... Bit Torrents allowed users to download from other users, but rather than from just one, bits of a downloaded files are randomly pieced together from thousands of sources. However, The Pirate Bay, unlike other sites, was different. Its servers, as well as the men who founded the site, are Swedish. Sweden’s copyright laws are very lose, especially on content protected by foreign entities. American (as well as other nations’) copyrights don’t stand in Swedish courts. This seemingly untouchable strategy still stands today, as The Pirate Bay is the largest online piracy site in the world....   [tags: prodit, market, information, technology] 1768 words
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Case Study of Bizweek Online Services - ... Thereby, most of the time eroding the investments of ordinary shareholders, Inflation risk at a time of hyperinflation or for a lesser extent the Mortality risk which is you to receive inadequate benefit for the money invested in stocks, stocks aren’t that much liquid as opposed to money in the bank therefore and interference with investment would hinder returns maximisation (Landes, 2012). In contrast, investment in bank accounts are much safer option because bank interests do not change due to market fluctuations and are certain that money would be intact even if the bank goes bankrupt by the Australian Government Deposit Guarantee Guide (the Guarantee Scheme) (Guaranteescheme.gov.au,...   [tags: investment decision making process]
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Finding the Best Online Primary Sources - ... I would also used some analogies such as the rich get richer and the poor get poorer to persuade the reader that Great Britain only pursued colonies that would have sometime to offer such as land, natural resources, good agriculture, food, labor, and most importantly gold. We have learned that throughout history, Great Britain had needs to expand its empire due to its limited resources and space within the country. Its strategic location had allowed it to expand the way it had. Its location also allowed for goods to be imported from any angle given that its surround by water....   [tags: research, paper, gold, information, britian] 908 words
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E-Commerce Solutions for Online Business - ... As a bonus, John’s customers’ billing and shipping information will be stored with PayPal automatically, so customers don’t have to reenter information on future visits. Electronic checks is another great service, also called ACH processing. ACH allows a customer to use funds taken directly from a personal or business bank account. The funds are then deposited directly into your bank account. For John, this service represents lower processing fees per transaction than with credit cards. It can range from 29 cents per transaction to more than a dollar for each check....   [tags: business transactions over the internet] 950 words
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Dell’s Online Products and Services - ... 2) Development of Dell’s digital strategy Internal influences: -Corporative objectives and strategy: Dell Computer's strategy was built around a number of core elements: build-to-order manufacturing, mass customization, partnerships with suppliers, just-in-time components inventories, direct sales, market segmentation, customer service, and extensive data and information sharing with both supply partners and customers. -Marketing strategy: External influences: -Competitor strategies: Lenovo: Lenovo adopts “protect/attack” strategy by: 1) Expanding and maintaining leading market share in the Chinese market....   [tags: build-to-order manufacturing, partnerships] 1848 words
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Your Online Journey Starts Here - ... With the right set up you will be able to promote to that consumer through auto responder messages. People will opt into your website through a squeeze page. That squeeze page will capture the consumer’s name and email address. Once you have that information it is then your responsibility to keep them interested and wanting more information on the subject. The more information that the consumer can use the better off both of you will be. You will learn how to ensure to keep the attention of the consumer and make them like you....   [tags: internet, market, entrepreneur] 592 words
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Contemporary ERP Based Online Banking - 1. Introduction Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is an information system integrates accounting, financial, production, sales, and human-resources, and other management information of the whole organization. ERP system can be customized to the requirements of individual companies. In recent years, the fusion between ERP and on-line banking system has been blooming fast. Major bank groups like Bank of America Merrill Lynch and HSBC are promoting related services to clients. In this report, a general introduction on ERP banking technology with examples is provided....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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Let kids Run Wild Online - ... Over protective parents also harm their kids by not letting them learn from their mistakes, kids are not developing the skills to confront the struggles of the world, and kids won’t really know what their personality without their parents watching them all the time. The best way parents can help their children is not by motoring what they do in the internet but by having good communication with their kids and by teaching them values and morals because their kids will encounter dangers wherever they go and parents can’t be with them all the time....   [tags: article analysis, freedom] 673 words
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Inline or Online - “Inline” or “online”, this very question is being asked by many different schools all around the country. As we enter a new age of technology, more and more schools are beginning to see the benefits of being “online” Over 100 years ago Albert Einstein could have never imagined this thing we call the Internet. Although he was busy discovering nuclear fusion and theory’s to explain even the most puzzling questions, the Internet was never a thought that would come up. The Internet can be used to find all sorts of information, from the author of a famous book that you’ve been dying to read, or the stock quotes for the day....   [tags: essays research papers] 1051 words
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Video-Blogging Industry: Online Video - Video-Blogging Industry Video-blogging is a relatively new form of internet communication that dates back to the year 2000 (and specifically, to the start of the longest-running video blog in history by Adam Kontras) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_blog). Nowadays online video is a very promising way of making people aware of one’s brand and company. According to YouTube statistics, each month more than 1 billion unique users visit YouTube and over 6 billion hours of video are watched each month there (i.e., almost an hour for every person on Earth)....   [tags: search engine, videos, tutorials]
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The Pros and Cons of Online Classes - Online Classes: Advantages and Disadvantages Most people have very busy lives, thus not leaving much time for anything else. Many of these people would like to have the time to return to school for different reasons (i.e. earning a higher degree, taking a class on something they enjoy, ect.). What comes to mind when trying to fit schooling into ones very busy schedule is online classes. Taking classes online has become very popular lately. Although popular, these classes have their advantages and disadvantages....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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Online Teaching – Now and the Future - Online Teaching – Now and the Future Online teaching is defined as any educational activity that requires a student to complete some learning or assessment activity via a personal computer and a connection to a network (Murdoch University Academic Council 1999). This network connection is usually to the Internet (Demirdjian 2002). It is a seen by the Murdoch University Academic Council as a teaching and learning technology, not a method of study (2002), but this depends on how it is to be used and by whom....   [tags: Internet Technology Education Essays]
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Online Shopping is a Great Way to Purchase Goods and Services - In our technologically savvy world, it can be said that the internet conquers the social and economic status of every country and its individuals. In this exciting point of time, online shopping is not an uncommon term used. Online shopping is described as the process of purchasing products and services from merchants worldwide over the internet (WiseGEEK, n.d.). Online shopping is also sometimes referred to as e-commerce in the business world. Online shopping is so revolutionary, that it has single-handedly changed the entire norms of a society....   [tags: technology, savvy word]
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Students' Perception of Online Advertisements on Fashionable Clothes - ... Billions of people are engaged in social media, this means that social media yields billions of users who are exposed and aware of online advertisements. This is true because online advertisements are also present in social media. Since then, the wide use of online advertisements has become more effective for it can interact into various range of people without mattering the distance. With the use of social media which promotes social interaction, connection towards online advertisements among these users is also present....   [tags: development, existence, advertisements]
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Play In 2014's Best Online Roulette Websites! - ... The roulette game is totally based on guessing. The online casino roulette is a very easy game. It does not require any complex strategies. It also does not require any form of skills. You just need the desire to experience the thrill of taking risk and receive the winnings when you win. Now we need to know about the important components of online roulette games. • The most important component is the wheel. The best online roulette casino also contains a digital wheel. The online roulette wheel contains thirty-seven to thirty-eight slots....   [tags: casinos, roulette games] 723 words
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Looking for Love in the Twenty First Century: Online Dating - Online dating has become a hot trend in today’s society with numbers of sites and memberships growing everyday. “First, individuals do no have to leave their homes or workplaces to date… Second, the anonymity feature of the internet allows individuals to participate privately in dating without the oversight of others or the fear of stigma. Third, interactive online dating allows customers to experience new forms of interaction… Fourth, online dating sites serve up ‘perfect matches’ quickly,” (Rege 494)....   [tags: in search for relationships website]
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Online Voting and the Digital Divide -    Abstract:  More and more Americans are tapping into the Internet in their search for convenience and expedience.  One service that offers both of these values, and more, is online voting.  However, it is not as simple as point and click.  Studies show an inequality in the ability to access the Internet across socioeconomic class and race.  This Digital Divide is a major concern in the development of an online voting system, and authors of this new technology must take care not to let these existing inequalities compromise democracy.  This paper takes an in-depth look at these challenging issues, and concludes with some suggestions to solve them....   [tags: Politics Political Essays]
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Does online social networking hinder the development of teenagers? - The 21st century has seen the internet transformed into a tool that has made communication easier and more accessible. This transformation came about side by side with ideas of online social networks that would enable the interaction of citizens of different countries. Teenagers, being the main players of the online generation, have been caught up in the mix of online social networks as they have grown into a period whereby technology has revolutionized the way people go about their daily activities....   [tags: Social Networking, Facebook]
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Online Shopping has Greatly Imrpoved Life for Consumers - Online shopping, also known as web store, is defined as a form of electronic commerce which allows consumers to directly purchase goods or services from a seller over the Internet using a web browser. It is not web storage, a built-up system in the Internet whereby one stores and shares data. Online shopping is similar to social shopping; a method of e-commerce where shoppers meet online to shop together. It is not similar to communal shopping; a method of shopping where the shopper enlists others to participate in purchase decision by giving reviews on a product to help customers decide....   [tags: web store, manage products, amazon]
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Digital Media's Positive Effects on Online Interviews - Digital media is “a form of electronic media where data is stored in digital (as opposed to analog) form. It can refer to the technical aspect of storage and transmission (e.g. hard disk drives or computer networking) of information or to the "end product", such as digital video, augmented reality or digital art. Florida's digital media industry association, Digital Media Alliance Florida, defines digital media as "the creative convergence of digital arts, science, technology and business for human expression, communication, social interaction and education"....   [tags: broadcasting, digital interview]
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Online Behavior: How to Become Proficient with Netiquette - ... Core rule number one states that one should “remember the human” (Shea, 1994). This means that one should take into account the other persons thoughts and feelings. Not everyone is going to agree on the same topic, food, or ideas. Core rule number eight states that one should “respect other people’s privacy” (Shea, 1994). One can assume that people prefer privacy but many tend to invade each others privacy quite often. There are ways to help keep invasion of privacy at bay. For example, if a colleague gets up from their desk and leaves, ask them to turn their computer screen off....   [tags: privacy, hacker, technology] 764 words
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America Online: Is It For Me? - America Online: Is It For Me. You have probably heard of the Internet, but you weren't really sure if it was for you. You thought about it, but after all it costs so much and things like pornography and improper language are used everywhere, right. Wrong. Perhaps, I can convince you that America Online will be worth your time and money. One of the main reasons that people don't go online is that they think that it costs too much. America Online or AOL doesn't really cost all that much. When you sign on you get from 10 to 50 hours free, depending on the software that you download....   [tags: essays research papers] 616 words
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Online Learning Can help Students Learn Better - Online learning can help students learn better Throughout the development of education, online learning is becoming more and more popular. Some students think it is good for them since they can get the latest news on the Internet. On the other hand, some students prefer to use their computer to play games rather than study. Educators debate whether implementing online learning might improve students’ academic performance. Online education is rapidly increasing and becoming as a feasible alternative for traditional learning....   [tags: Technological Advancements, Education]
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Traditional Classrooms Are More Effective Than Online Learning - As every college student knows, the process of registering for class is daunting. State University students can especially relate at this time of year, the peak time for registering for spring classes. Finding classes that fit in between clubs, organizations, work schedules, family commitments, and other classes seems like an impossible task. Many students on college campuses across the nation are turning to online classes, a flexible alternative that allows students to juggle their busy schedules while keeping on track for graduation....   [tags: argumentative essay]
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The Debate: Online Learning Versus Brick and Mortar Learning - Unlike many people who attended college after they graduated from high school I was not one of them. I chose to be a wife and a mother of two; later after my children were grown and my first marriage was over I realized I needed a change. I decided to attend a community college taking the traditional classroom courses. It was a major struggle for me because I was working full-time and part-time jobs while working on an Associates Degree. What should have taken me only two years to complete it took me four because I was not able to work in all the classes needed to graduated in a two year time period my work crazy hours and take care of my family would not allow it....   [tags: Education ]
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