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  • Negative Advantages And Disadvantages Of Internet

    A lot of debate has come from the question, “What impression has computer-aided communication, the World Wide Web, had on the world’s social structure, and what effects will it have in the future?” Internet use has proven to have advantages and disadvantages. Some argue that Internet use has positive influences on the social structure and future by providing communication proficiency, improving individual self-esteem, enabling new opportunities for interpersonal relationships and a source for…

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  • The Basics And Treatment Of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    Out of all the disorders that affect a child’s schooling and life, nothing has a greater impact than Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. As of 2011, 11% of children (ages 4-17) have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, roughly about 6.4 million. This number has slowly risen over the years, 4% in the last 8 years alone. What is this disorder? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is defined by the Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine as “a disorder characterized…

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  • Synchronous Modes

    EVALUATION Heuristic #1 The use of synchronous modes of CMC like text-chat and instant messaging are not requirements but merely suggestions made in Baker, et. al. 2002. All four RVCS do not offer these types of synchronous modes within their environments. Hence, synchronous CMC must be done out of band. However, all four RVCS do require the group member to provide comments as to what edits and changes were made and their rationale upon checking the artifact back into the repository following…

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  • Analysis Of Talking It Out: Online Discussion Forums In The Social Studies Classroom

    The following online discussion is from a blog format in a sixth grade, single gender, 87% free and reduced lunch, diverse, World History classroom. The online capabilities used in this classroom, as well as the entire school are, iPad usage, class websites through weebly.com, a blog model, PDFs, and writing apps. I chose to analyze this discussion because of the technology being used and the way the teacher implemented and applied online discussion through a blogging format to meet the World…

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  • Hindering Social Skills

    important to know what these cues are in order to accurately express and detect the true meaning of what is being said. While these sites do allow you to talk and interact with others through many different means, (comments, messages, pictures, emoticons, etc.) these means all have one negative in common; they lack ability to engage in non-verbal communication. Some of the most common ways of communicating non-verbally, or without the use of words, are with: facial expressions, body movements…

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  • The Importance Of Virtual Teams

    Teams are formed to conquer a goal that was otherwise unachievable on your own. They are necessary in both the workforce and learning environment to push forward a task to a higher level. A team is defined as a “small task group in which the members have common purpose, interdependent roles and complementary skills that are used in various applications such as problem solving, product development, decision making, planning, negotiation, etc” (Gera, 2013). Teams have started merging into the…

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  • John Dickerson's Much Ado About Blogging

    Benefits of Technology Do you consider modern technology advances a positive direction for us to tread or a negative ideal towards a world with less interpersonal communication? Many would argue these advances have more pros than cons. Such as, Kris Axtman, a staff writer at The Christian Science Monitor, in “’r u online?’: The Evolving Lexicon of Wired Teens”, where he discussed how technology is effecting our youth’s communication (247-49). “Note to Selfie”, by American journalist John…

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  • Meaningful Conversations In Fahrenheit 451

    The divorce rate has risen tremendously compared to 50 years ago. Now, people text instead of talking face to face; some families don’t even have dinner together(and if they do, they don’t even talk to each other half the time); and friends use emoticons to express how they feel. In Ray Bradbury’s book Fahrenheit 451, families and even friends hardly ever have meaningful conversations or…

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  • Essay On Generation Of Idiots

    Globalization. The only word that can describe what society are affected the most. Globalization lies in every corner in our lives. Make this world seems tiny as if we know everything in limitless area. Yet it tighten the countries of the world as if it becoming one single country. A Country of Globalization. Whether consciously aware or not, this globalization is affected by the rapid stream of Technology of Information and Communication. Every day in our world, the technology development…

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  • Technology And Human Research Paper

    send instant communication to acquaintances, rather than meeting them face to face. We fail to acknowledge that twenty text messages can never be the same as spending an hour chatting with friends over a cup of coffee (Harkema, 2000). Sending cute emoticons or emoji’s is never the same as sharing huge grin or seeing the smiling faces of our siblings. There is a new term that has been introduced known as sensory dynamism which is closely related to our perception. Previously when we look at our…

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