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Real Stakes: Online Casinos

- ... Once players make a deposit, they may also get additional bonus so they can enjoy the games more. Regular people may also try playing at their own convenience and earn bonuses that will allow them to play and enjoy their online casino game. Safety and Security Carrying cash around is not a safe thing to do. Players who win may be better off getting their prize online rather than cashing all their chips and bringing home a bag full of money. Online casino players have the opportunity to play discreetly as they need not give out all of their personal information and be seen by other players just like when they go and play in a brick and mortar casino....   [tags: gambling on the internet]

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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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Online Forums: Pros and Cons

- Revolution is often known as something big and extraordinary. Usually a figure or a historical event; Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK Jr.) was a figure among the colored people. Not only to the people of colored but to everyone of equableness. His movement led to a Voting Rights Act of 1965. Revolution doesn’t have to be extraordinary; it can just be simple and influenced the world just as equal as MLK Jr. did. Internet did make a huge difference in the world. But after that, online forums created an impact and aren’t known much....   [tags: False Information, Anonymous]

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Postive Impact of Online Courses

- ONLINE COURSES AND ITS IMPACT Maybe one don’t like sitting in a classroom setting. Maybe one don’t have the time in his busy schedule to be in a classroom at a set time. Maybe the commute is too tedious. Maybe one feels that traditional college courses take too long. Maybe one is a self-paced learner. Maybe one can’t afford the expenses of furthering his education. Online courses just may be the best option for such individual. Online courses has picked up rapidly in the recent times, making it one of the most talked about concepts in the education sector and it is quickly becoming a buttress of the education industry....   [tags: virtual classrooms, high quality ]

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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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The Search for Online College Programs

- If you've been looking for online college programs, by now you've realized that it can be more difficult than you first imagined. Many online programs are very new, making them hard to find through a simple search. Other programs, seemingly ubiquitous on the internet, are either not accredited or not able to give you the professional expertise that you will need after you graduate. Wading through what's out there can be very difficult and it's easy to miss a lot. What is a prospective degree candidate to do....   [tags: technology, social media, graduates]

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Legislation for the Taxation of Online Retailers

- Americans have developed a culture of shopping. It has become a pastime enjoyed by many. But with the growth of the internet, shopping has changed from going to the mall to a mouse click away. Traditional retail owners are looking to Congress and lawmakers to even the playing field with the online stores. Online stores have enjoyed a tax free advantage over flesh and blood shops. Because the internet did not start out being taxed, it was the perfect opportunity for cheap shopping. People everywhere have always been attracted to a good deal....   [tags: shopping, sales tax, purchasing]

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What is Online Discussion?

- Many benefits of online discussion have been recorded in the literature. For example, participation in an asynchronous online discussion is time and place independent (Morse, 2003: Williams etal., 2001). Participants who involved online discussion can contribute whenever they have a useful input and wherever they are as long as they have access to a network based computer. Williams (2002, p. 266) explained the freedom from temporal and geographical constraints international students have “flexibility in the time, place and pace of communication” with others....   [tags: Technology, Communication]

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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]

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Online Child Safety Precautions

- Online Child Safety Precautions In a society that relies so heavily on technology and the Internet to make life easier, the issue of online safety is often overlooked. Such a small and simple thing as protecting the children of our community from harmful Internet content seems unimportant, but given the fact that the kids in today's society are as computer literate as most adults; there needs to be a re-evaluation of priority. Given the way that technology has become so universal in our culture today, it is hard to believe we ever survived without it....   [tags: Internet]

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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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Online Library At CTU

- As of November 26, 2009, using the online library that is provided by Colorado Technical University is an indispensable tool for a student. However within the library, you can obtain necessary articles, or Internet resources. Also, you have the benefit of asking, a librarian a question about books or resources that are available. Library • Find Articles & Books • Find Web Resources • Ask a librarian Within the resource's column, you have many tools that will help you with earning your degree and while managing your academic liaison with CTU, such as contacting a librarian when you can't find what you're looking for....   [tags: Education]

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Shopping: Online vs. Store

- When comparing two different ways of shopping most people do not even think about the difference, they do both and not even realize it. In today's society people shop while at work, after work and on the weekends, whenever time permits. Stop and think how can I get more time in the day for family or just myself. The best way to figure that out with all the recourses we have is to go into a store and spend time looking through racks and waiting in endless lines to just purchase something. I compared going into a store verses online shopping; to see which one will save you time and money....   [tags: Compare/Contrast, Comparison, Internet]

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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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Conditions for Profitability in Online Newspapers

- ... Nevertheless, the broadband networks, essential to go through audio and video, are growing everywhere, despite the recent time of decline of the dot com industry. Furthermore, competing on the Internet is contrary from competing in the conventional world. Competition no longer occur in the physical marketplace[4]. Its takes place through a computermediated environment with deep implications for how business may be interacted between buyers and sellers. Through this environment, it is manageable for the newspapers to take new roles as intermediaries between companies and end users, using their well known trademark to guarantee their trustworthiness....   [tags: switch from print to multimedia]

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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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Hiking Online Resources

- Hiking safety is a subject matter that I am interested in learning more about. My family and I love to hike and be out in God’s creation, taking pleasure in all of His great wonders. However, along with all the breath taking scenery, wonderful flowers, trees and animals that we get to see, there are also dangers to hiking in the wilderness. One of those dangers is stumbling upon a wild animal, such as a bear, moose, or even a snake. We could also possibly fall and twist or even break an ankle or leg....   [tags: Online Resources]

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The Advantages and Risks of Online Shopping

- The Information revolution is changing our daily lives. With the rapid development of computer and internet, online commerce become quite common and plays an important role in the modern world. The online business has booming development in these few years. US online retail sales raised an average of 11% in the first three months of 2009 (“US Online Sales Up,” 2009). The growth of online sales may due to the growing number of consumers who shop online. In the case of Asia, survey reported 77.6% of Internet users have online shopping experiences in 2003 (as cited in To, Liao & Lin, 2007)....   [tags: Online Shopping, internet, economy, ]

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Adult Learning in an Online Environment

- As an adult learner in an online learning environment, a certain amount of readiness skills will be necessary. Various information shall be presented to highlight the advantages and disadvantages of the online learning environment. This paper will identify the difference between the adult online learner and a traditional learner. The purpose of this research paper is to bring together statistics of the functionality of the adult learner within the online environment. The resources Literacy, numeracy, and edified citizenry aptitudes join the groundwork upon which is built the well-rounded adult learner (Tomei, 2010)....   [tags: education, online, success]

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Online Marketing in Sri Lanka

- Online Marketing in Sri Lanka 1.     Introduction The development of online marketing in Sri Lanka is lagging behind when compared to developed countries. The adoption of online marketing is more than a technical issue. Country specific factors such as differences in culture and business environment are influencing the nature and type of appropriate IT solutions including online marketing. Therefore the marketing strategies must be suitable for the country to reach and communicate with the target audience....   [tags: Online Consumer Marketing Internet Essays]

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The Internet and The Increase of Online Predators

- A change has occurred regarding the increase of online predators. The internet has been one of the most important technological advancements this century. The internet has allowed people from all over the world to communicate with family, friends, and strangers. But it has also caused major concern. With everyone communicating through online forums, social networks, and chat rooms, it is impossible to figure out who the people are talking to. With the internet, people are able to live multiple lives....   [tags: online forums, social networks, and chat rooms]

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Social Networking: Online vs Offline Identities

- Tom Marvolo Riddle from J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series had stored parts of his soul into different inanimate objects called horcruxes, which caused him to lose control of himself and become the infamous, Lord Voldemort. This gave him the ability to live even though his physical body was gone and his soul continued to thrive in his set of carefully selected objects, patiently waiting for the right time to strike. While the world of Harry Power is only a work of fiction, social networking sites have given some ordinary persons the ability to create their own set of horcruxes, not through inanimate objects but through various social networking accounts....   [tags: Online Identities]

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Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs)

- Technology and globalization have increased accessibility and openness to higher education. However, with the amplified number of opportunities come with some uncertainties. In the past few years, the concept of online or distance learning has prolonged to include a growing number of Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs), free higher education courses open for enrollment for any user with the internet connection regardless of the device (as most MOOCs are available to support multi-platforms). MOOCs are a recent trend in distance learning promoted by several prestigious universities especially in North America and the UK....   [tags: online learning, distance learning]

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Online Predators and the Need for Preventative Measures

- The Internet is an immense database that provides users with a tremendous amount of information on research, commerce, and entertainment. Unfortunately, as the internet keeps advancing, online predators continue to become more successful in what they do. The internet is an ideal network for pedophiles to pursue their interests and fixations with young children. It enables them to locate and interact with adolescents more rapidly than ever before. Although the idea of pedophiles luring children in on the internet is a horrifying image, it is happening....   [tags: Online Predators, internet, information techonolog]

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Online Courses vs In-Classroom Courses

- The Internet has revolutionized the way in which children, teenagers, and young adults are educated. The Internet greatly impacts not only the field of education but every aspect of society. Tamar Lewin comments, “those ages 8 to 18 spend more than seven and a half hours a day connected to the Internet” (Lewin, A1). To that end, the Internet is prevalent in many homes throughout the world and continues to impact the way in which people are educated both in the classroom and even at home where a student performs homework....   [tags: Online Education vs. Traditional Education]

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California and Student's Preferences of Choosing Online or Traditional Class

- Introduction With the rapid pace of online courses’ increasing, enrollment in online courses have rising continuously for several years. “Over 6.1 million students were taking at least one online course during the fall 2010 term” (Allen & Seaman, 2011). Comparing to traditional class, online course offers several advantages to students, which include flexibility, adaptability, accessibility and so forth (Borstorff, 2007). For student who has high level of communication apprehension (CA), the most noticeable benefit the one could gain from online course would be communication via computer mediation, which has been called as computer-mediated communication (CMC)....   [tags: education and the internet, online courses]

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The Truth About Online Dating by Robert Epstein

- There is no doubt that recent technological advancements have changed the way humans interact with one another in the 21st century. Through email, text messages, and social networking sites, we are able to get in touch with people all over the world in a much faster and more efficient manner than in previous years. Since modern technology has become such an integral part of our everyday lives, it is certainly not uncommon for two people to meet and connect with each other via the Internet. Members of this relatively new subculture of online daters invest a great deal of time and energy into their romantic affairs....   [tags: social networking, catfish, online daters]

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Critical Review of The Journal International Online Marketing of Foods to US Consumers

- The journal International online marketing of foods to US consumers by Gregory White (1997), interested me because I want further my knowledge on the subject. I hope to study online marketing more in depth, as it is what I hope to develop into a career. It will hopefully help my research, as this topic is very similar to what I am going to write my dissertation on. The journal looks at the increase in Internet shopping and the effect that this has had on the way that consumers shop for groceries....   [tags: buying food, online shopping, gregory white]

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Online Education

- Online Education Education is an important part of people’s lives; it will either make them or break them in the future depending on the careers they choose. Education is greatly diverse today in comparison to the 1950s because of advancements in teaching and other great inventions that provide easier techniques of teaching. One major issue that has been raised is distant learning courses and online education.      Distant learning could be any format from VHS videos, DVDs, or internet courses online....   [tags: essays research papers]

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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 Communities

- Online Communities A community, according to The Living Webster Encyclopedic Dictionary of the English Language, is “a number of persons having common ties or interests and living in the same locality.” Apart from the local sense of community, a person can form a community with his or her co-workers, classmates or even a group of people with common interests. This unity is formed due to the subjects that link all of them together – those who work together, study together and have the same common interests....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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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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The Online Fear

- The internet has brought us information, convenience and time. From paying bills online in seconds to finding out information in a flash and even earning a college degree; the internet has proven to be a powerful tool. With the good, usually a little bad comes along with it. The internet has offered us convenience for everyday life, but also acts as a platform for child predators to prey upon. In an article titled If Your Kids are Awake… from the New York Times, Lewin said, “The average young American now spends practically every waking minute — except for the time in school — using a smart phone, computer, television or other electronic device, according to a new study from the Kaiser F...   [tags: Internet]

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Online Pedophiles

- Online Pedophiles As the Internet keeps making new advancements, pedophiles around the world are becoming more successful. Access to the Internet is readily available anywhere, anytime, and almost anyplace. A growing number of people within the United States are attaining access to the Internet. Internet use within the United States is predicted to grow tremendously. This brings about a large problem for America’s youth. Children are very vulnerable and chat rooms seem to be the popular place for kids and pedophiles to hang out....   [tags: Internet Crime Computers Essays]

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Online Identity

- Hiding behind a Computer Are computers and the Internet redefining human identity as people explore the boundaries of their personalities, adopt multiple selves, and form online relationships that can be more intense than real ones. Is the World Wide Web redefining our sense of community and where we find our peers. The answer is simple. An individual should not use a false identity to produce a life on the Internet. They should also avoid using an online life to influence their identity in real life....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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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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Dell Online

- Dell Online Dell Computer Corporation’s Michael Dell’s decisive and apparently uncontested vision for the sustained growth of the corporation hinges on advancing the Dell Direct Model. A distinct advantage displayed by Dell versus his closest competitors in this arena-Gateway, Compaq, Hewlett-Packard and Digital Equipment seems to be the synergy created by the integration of marketing communication efforts and their ability to accurately adjust sales staff and production levels to meet the corresponding demand....   [tags: Papers]

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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.]

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Education and Online Classes

- The days of walking ten miles, without shoes, and uphill in the snow to get an education are gone. Today students have the opportunity to attend school via the Internet through online classes. The option of taking online classes to earn an education has become ideal for those who work or need a way to fit education to their schedule. More students are opting to take this virtual route because of the flexibility for the time and place of attending classes. As a virtual college student, I cleared up a scheduling conflict by adding an online class....   [tags: Technology and Education, internet, e-learning]

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Online 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 ]

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Online vs. Traditional Courses

- With a bad economy, high unemployment and several new educational benefit programs like the available, more and more people are going back to school to finish degrees or to gain new skills that will make them more marketable. Most of these new students wont be sitting in a chair at a local university or college, they will be sitting at their kitchen table or at a computer desk in their homes taking online courses. About six months ago, I decided that I was going to go back to school and finish my degree....   [tags: Higher Education ]

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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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Negative Aspects of Online Dating

- Negative Aspects of Online Dating With technology advances steadily in today’s society, individuals steadily advance too. One of these aspects includes dating. Individuals in today’s society hope to find companionship through online dating websites so that someday some online daters might be able to find a companion. With websites like eHarmony, Match, Christian Mingle, OkCupid, Black People Meet, and JDate, finding the one seems to be easier and more convenient than ever. Most of these websites even display statistics showing that one out of five relationships start online....   [tags: new age relationship searching]

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Effectiveness of Online Courses

- The following article is a study on the effectiveness of online courses and their effectiveness in both teacher-guided assistance and non-guided learning. The author stated the problem of online learning for students, as being the distractions of the internet itself; online shopping, gaming and social networking. While two advantages of online learning includes the convenience of studying at a place of choice and independent work, students are challenged in staying focused or being disciplined enough to continue or even complete their course of studies....   [tags: education, teaching methods, convenience]

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Online Education and Policy Makers

- In order to justify this line of research the authors pointed to several reason (Orellana, 2006). One was very basic, little research had been done on the topic and most of the information available is in the form of anecdotal reports. In addition, magnitude of online education points to the need for more research. The cost of online education, combined with the numbers of students involved, clearly justify this line of research. The primary audience for this research are policymakers. These individuals are not directly responsible for delivering the online education; however, they decide the class size for the online classes....   [tags: class size, distance education]

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Countdown Is an Online Method of Shopping

- ... Delivery allows consumers to save time and do other tasks instead of supermarket shopping. Overall, online supermarkets offer customers more utility than a conventional supermarket. Limitations: By shopping online the consumer loses the ability to assess the quality of products. This is important for consumers, as assessing quality is alternative reasoning in the purchase decision process. Since consumers have this lack alternative reasoning, they may not be willing to complete the purchase in particular items such as: fruit, meat, vegetables....   [tags: grocery store, internet, customers]

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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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DELL Online Advertising Campaign

- The development and the status of online advertising Nowadays, new media has become an indispensable and inevitable way in people’s daily life. Because of this situation, network, which is the main channel in new media period, could be seemed as a new competitive market especially in commercial advertising. Commercial advertising is the main type of advertising in mass media in recent years which has a long history to form. According to the McFall’s remark, he noticed that there are two main factors to lead to commercial advertising’s development....   [tags: Marketing, Commercial Advertising]

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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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The Rush to Online Educaiton

- Online education is emerging in all school environments. In “Disrupting Class”, the authors project that by 2019, fifty percent of all high school coursed will be delivered online. (Christenson, Horn, Staker, 8), and a growing number of universities have extended online offerings. Using the internet as a supplemental tool to traditional education is logical, but with the high levels of education necessary to compete in the world economy, individuals and institutions must conduct due diligence to determine which classes should be offered at what level, and to whom in insure we are doing the best we can for our future....   [tags: Dropout Rates, Learning Outcomes]

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Internet and Online Communities

- Internet and Online Communities The internet was designed initially by the department of defense for their own purposes. But now it has evolved into a complex network not limited to some specific area or region but extending over every part of earth. The Internet now is a form of communication to us. It has become not only a source of information and technology, but it also now houses other different kinds of things. e.g. communities(something we are going to discuss in this paper), educational institutions, online classes etc....   [tags: Internet Cyberspace Chat Blogs Essays]

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The Benefits Of Online Classes

- Breaking news just in, it has been confirmed that “in support of creating standards for online learning, the U.S. Department of Education [will be] providing 1.8 million dollars to the National Center for Accessible Media” (Bricout 4). This seems to be an appropriate announcement that could have been made on any news channel back in 2001. As most do not realize, the internet and education have been linked together extensively for a period of time. In fact, online classes have already assumed a role in college bound student’s lives....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Advertising for Online Businesses

- Advertising for Online Businesses The internet is a huge business and its constant and significant growth attracts more and more businesses to be online. In 2004, online sales reached $117 billion (www.comscore.com with more than 812 million internet users (www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm). All these internet users are potential customers and it is essential to exploit such an opportunity. However promotion is crucial, not only to increase traffic. A basic principle is: if people do not know you, they can not buy anything from you....   [tags: Papers]

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Newspaper and Online Media

- Newspaper and online media have both done a good job to spread news story to readers. Newspaper as a traditional media is accept by most people for a long time. But as the technology is growing up, online media become a competitor of newspaper. Hall (2001, p.2) state that there are 200 million people using the web regularly and the web page is around 800 million. Nowadays, the web users are still growing up very fast. But the newspaper still playing a important role in news area. These two major news media become a part of people's life....   [tags: Communication, News, Technology]

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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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The Benefits of Shopping Online

- The Benefits of Shopping Online As my fingers flutter the mouse across my computer screen, my mind is wondering in one-hundred different directions. I had just found out earlier at my sorority’s chapter meeting that we were having a semi-formal in approximately a month. Who could I invite. There’s that intelligent actor I met, no, he has a fiancé. What about the guitar player in my statistics class, no, I don’t really know him. What about that cute blue-eyed boy. He’d make a wonderful date because he is fun to be around and a great dancer....   [tags: Internet ecommerce Essays]

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Advantages of an Online Education

- Advantages of Online Education Is online education a valuable innovation that improves opportunities for students or is it a poor substitute for traditional, classroom-based teaching. It has long been recognized that students and educators need to use a variety of tools in order to keep up with the skills that are needed in the contemporary world. Online education is becoming popular, but some people raise questions about its effectiveness in comparison to traditional learning. While teachers will always be involved in the education process, there is room also to consider new ways in which teachers, students and technology can work together....   [tags: Education]

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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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Conventional Shopping and Online Shopping

- Computer has brought about amazing revolution in the life around in the present day world. Its use, now it so seems, has become a necessity, and has created for itself indispensability. Internet has transformed the life and information technology. It is a melting pot of so many technologies which provides multi-media information facilities at low cost and great speed. The approaching trend on the internet now is online shopping. It is a process in which one can buy or sell items online via the internet....   [tags: e-bay, amazon, ]

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Is Online Shopping Our Future?

- ... Time Magazine’s article by Erin Skarda wrote about how retail technology formerly associated with online shopping is making its way to brick-and-mortar stores. “The latest digital innovations seamlessly bridge the gap between the online and offline worlds, creating user experiences that are interactive, socially integrated, personally tailored – and ingrained into our everyday activities,” she wrote. “It may very well be the next wave of a technological revolution, and at its core is one of the most social hobbies we partake in: shopping.” The pace of change in the global marketplace is breathtaking and requires a challenge of speed....   [tags: products, technology, customers]

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The Evolution of Online Personal Media

- The evolution of online personal media services is constantly developing into new and more efficient networking sites and applications. Looking at the history of the Internet we can see this development starting from early blogging and continuing into social networking sites, such as Twitter and mobile applications including Snapchat. The rise and fall of social media services is always in motion. For example, MySpace ran the social networking world until 2008 when Facebook took the lead (Curtis)....   [tags: social media, community, internet]

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Shopping for Online Security

- Shopping for Online Security Since the early 2000’s, people have been shopping online. More and more it has grown where now people are constantly online doing their shopping. Anything and everything is available for purchase. From a piece of fruit from around the world; to a vehicle that is a few states away. Whatever your heart desires, if you have the money for it, you are most likely going to be able to buy it. What happens though when someone else grabs ahold of your information while you are shopping online....   [tags: e-commerce, business, internet]

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The Increase in Online Sales

- Big-box retailers such as Target & Walmart have already recognized the growing influence of e & m-commerce, and are offering online store formats. Costco, whose advantage lies in bulk-sales, also announced greater focus and online with plans for mobile applications and improvement to Costco.com. It is becoming increasingly clear that the firms that continue to invest in the growing online sales channel are likely to emerge as future leaders. Brick n Mortar retailers such as Target and Walmart are investing in creating an omni-channel environment....   [tags: growth, technology, shipping]

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Massive Open Online Courses

- MOOC is an acronym for “massive open online course”; these MOOCs have had a far-reaching influence on the way education is perceived today. For the moment, MOOCs are almost always free, as students pay no fees to register or take the course. Enrollment is high, ranging anywhere from thousands to hundreds of thousands. While enrollment, and perceived interests may be high, course completion rates are extremely low; frequently, no more than five or ten percent of students who register go on to finish the course....   [tags: Global Education, Learning Styles]

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The True Online Community

- The True Online Community What makes a true online community. There are many different types of online communities. There are those that focus on role playing and living a secret life, and there are others that are there to provide a place to vent emotions and to provide helpful information. I tried to join an online classroom that was similar to blackboard in some ways, but it turned out that I could only read articles and not respond to them. The web site was http://cyberdash.net/online1102/....   [tags: Internet Blogs Experience Essays]

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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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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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The Benefits of Online Learning

- The online era is beginning to change the way we deliver the message to the students. As brokers of information, we have to seek new mediums to reach our students or consumers. Online learning is becoming more popular to reach students to help increase their reading and comprehension of what they read. As a history teacher, it becomes frustrating to assign homework that the students do not do, because they can’t. The use of technology has the ability to allow teachers to teach the student, instead of teaching the grade level....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Cost Effectiveness of Online Education

- Many people think online education can be more expensive than a traditional school setting. Previous generations did not have the option for online learning experience, so why should we start now. An interesting point about online education is that LeBaron (2010) states, “The largest school in the U.S. is the University of Phoenix Online, with a whopping 380,232 students. That’s over 5x more than the largest public school, Arizona State University, which has 68,064 students” (para. 7). Despite the cost effectiveness, distance education is becoming the educational model of the future....   [tags: university of phoenix online, online classes]

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Formation of Multiple Personae Online

- In past generations identity was defined by how we viewed ourselves internally but as social media has evolved throughout the internet era, individuals forms their identities externally according to what the digital world views as acceptable; then forms multiple personas to fit each and every virtual situation. Persona can be defined as the aspect of someone's character that is presented to or perceived by others; so by way of the internet one has the ability to think through what they are about to say before they say it and present an aspect of themselves that they see as positive....   [tags: Social Networking Online, Social Medias]

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Online Courses are Superior to Traditional Courses

- In 1999, Mark Bonner of PricewaterhouseCoopers accurately predicted, “Online learning will rapidly become one of the most cost-effective ways to educate the world’s expanding workforce.” Fifteen years later, his statement is truer than ever, as the price of going to a four-year university skyrockets, and technology required to get the same degree online becomes more available. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, from 2000 to 2010, the average cost for undergraduate tuition, room, and board at public institutions increased over forty percent....   [tags: technology, online learning]

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The Effects of Online Media on Adolescents

- This world has become immersed in online media from socializing on networking sites to seeking information on search engines. People of all ages have become reliant on online media, but the most engaged users are the younger, more easily impacted generations. Although there are many positive uses for online media, there are many negative uses as well. Unfortunately, it is all too easy for these negative effects to impede upon the perceptions of adolescents. Some countries have been trying to reduce this effect by expelling the inappropriate content of online media ("Influence on Children Media...”)....   [tags: Online Media, Social Networks, Search Engines]

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Research Paper of Online Monetization and E-commerce

- People and companies online have paid more attention to the money and profit in the past few years. Even though this brought people problems, like making people more selfish, monetization under government regulation to protect users' rights, like privacy, would help the internet to develop. Online monetization and E-commerce should keep running with the expansion of internet under proper government regulation, which will help the development of internet. Usage of internet has increased dramatically....   [tags: online monetization, information]

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Online or Face-to-Face Instruction: Which is Preferred?

- “Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education…The human mind is our fundamental resource” (Kennedy, 1961). If our mind is a fundamental resource as President Kennedy would suggest and our progress as a nation is tied to the progress in our education, does this mean that online education can enhance or even speed up our progress. Perception of online learning is a varied one, based on conversations with individuals at different social-economic levels. “Online delivery of courses have become increasing popular due to several advantages for both education institutions and the students in terms of flexibility in scheduling” (Lu, 2012, p....   [tags: Education, Online Courses, Schooling]

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Online Support Network (OSN) for K-12 Students

- This proposed quantitative, pre-experimental study evaluates best practices” to facilitate the advancement of technology for K–12 students aligned to cross curriculum strategies and activities through developing an online support network (OSN). Designing a teacher professional learning through curriculum integration strategies would precede wireless laptop classroom integration, create access for educators to share and plan new academic tasks collaboratively (Oliver, 2010). For instance, a study on OSN conducted by Stewart, Bachman and Babb (2009) promoted online teacher training technology through social constructivism (SC)....   [tags: Education, Technology, Online Network]

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Video Game Online Addiction Among Young Adults

- In the 20th century, one of the leading services today is the mass media and specially appearing of the internet. The advent of the internet has had a strong influence on the life and spirit of student learning in dynamic environments and busy life today. Using the internet to meet the learning needs and research are indispensable for today's students. However, apart from the surface to meet the practical needs for academic life and work, many students came to the purpose of entertainment from the internet and abuse it almost all of the time....   [tags: mass media, online players, internet]

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To Be Or Not To Be Online: The Tale Of The Big Bad Web And The Three Little Businesses

- Working in the advertising industry I hear and see some cooky claims from those being approached by the topic. While most people are just looking to avoid being sold or duped into a scam or money hungry program there are those who are still simply confused by it all. The majority of the clientele we work with are service related businesses who have been around for generations. These individuals are typically high strong, very proud, and stuck in their old ways of business. Most of these owners have been in their communities for many years and have a loyal customer base that can refer new customers to them and are occasionally even iconic to a specific group in the community....   [tags: Advertising Industry, Online Marketing]

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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 Banking

- Online Banking: How Technology has Affected the Bank Industry Aluscine Kabia Diana Mickle Jennifer Ross Betty Tekeste University of Phoenix COM525: Managerial Communication and Ethics Edward L. Dempsey March 14, 2005 Modern technology has set the stage for today’s industries to adopt faster, more effective and efficient tools to improve their business and productivity. A vast majority of organizations within various industries are using new technology to introduce changes to their business operations....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Online Gaming

- Introduction "The video gaming industry generates revenue of between 18 and 25 billion US dollars per year (according to various estimates), with development costs, revenue and use/audience comparable (and often exceeding) that of the movie industry."--John Kirriemuir, Ceangal Why should businesses care about gaming. After all, how much are people willing to spend on entertainment. Surprisingly, quite a lot. The video gaming industry generates revenue of between 18 and 25 billion US dollars per year (according to various estimates), with development costs, revenue and use/audience comparable (and often exceeding) that of the movie industry....   [tags: Video Games Computer]

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