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Archive for the ‘Web Culture’ Category

24.01.10

Online Communications & Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL)

“Today, student learning is no longer confined to a physical space. Computers and the Internet have broken through school walls, giving students greater opportunities to personalize their education, access distant resources, receive extra help or more-challenging assignments, and engage in learning in new and unique ways.” (SPELLINGS, M, 2008)…Read More

27.11.09

How does the increasing use of Information Technology within Global Societies impact Crime and Criminal Networks?

Information technology and the technological revolution of recent decades have had a broad reaching affect on many aspects of life for global societies; commerce, employment, education, entertainment and many other aspects of society have been impacted by information technology and its apparent cohesion with the day to day activities of people all over the world. Such technological advancements have been shown to have many positive effects on society, but with these advancements it seems only fitting that the scales are balanced by a number of negatives, such as the emergence of information technology related crimes.…Read More

20.11.09

E-Commerce and Online Shoppers

E-commerce is really set to innovate they way it offers its products to consumers, as attempts to maximise hits to sales ratios for business’s becomes more than preferable but essential.…Read More

13.10.09

Information Management Online – Here, Now & The Future

So how is information management online progressing? What are we doing to ensure information retains usefulness to those that have access to it and how is the commercial influence on the industry shaping the tools we use today to access information?…Read More

11.10.09

Information Management Online – Search Evolution

Search technologies are always pushing forward and allowing users greater flexibility in the way they search for and manage the information they retrieve. The days of search being reliant on a long ordered list of blue links are likely to dissolve. It is useful to consider why search developments take place? It would be encouraging…Read More

08.10.09

Information Management Online – Evolution, Equality and Accessibility

Information and knowledge management online is rapidly changing. New advances in technology and the accessibility of new media devices are allowing users to access information in a variety of contexts that don’t require them to be sat at their PC. As these developments continue it becomes increasingly important to consider the perspectives from which different societies and user groups access information. What is seemingly beneficial or usable to western users, born into societies where IT is not only accessible, it is a cohesive part of everyday existence, is not the necessarily accessible and usable to other less developed countries.…Read More