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Unformatted text preview: __________ Holly Zakos CISC 101 - VA 29 October 2009 Extra Credit – Class Five Technology in Action Chapter 3: Using the Internet: Making the Most of the Web's Resources 1. Internet and Society a. Internet is a great benefit when doing school work. It is much easier to search for references (saves you a trip to the library) but it’s also harder to know whether the information is reliable. If you need extra help with course material that you’re having trouble understanding, you can look it up on the internet. You might find an article that explains the subject in a manner that’s easier to understand or find visual aids that help you learn the material. Personally I would much rather use the internet to shop than to go to a concrete store. You can search for the lowest price for a product using one of many price comparison engines. Store websites also let you sort products in a variety of ways and search by category, size, color, price range and many other attributes. Unfortunately the internet can easily be a distraction. There are too many “fun” websites that you might be tempted to visit instead of doing you schoolwork or anything else that needs to get done....
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2011 for the course CISC 101 taught by Professor Zakos during the Fall '09 term at Northampton Community College.
- Fall '09