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The Role of the Internet in Education

by Sebastian Bradley


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The Role Of The Internet In Education
By Sebastian Bradley
But Why Use The Internet
1. The Internet is future oriented: Our future will be dominated by the internet, we can't let education fall behind the times
2. With the Internet, learning becomes interesting: The internet can engage and even challenge our students with interactive games, activities and resources
3. The Internet can improve our necessary motor skills
4. The Internet can improve and increase student and teacher collaboration
5. Reduces Learning Weight: Student's and teachers don't need to carry all their books around anymore, all they need is a computer
The Disadvantages
1) Sometimes students can find false information
2) Anybody can use the internet, Students need to be careful who they interact with
4) Pornography that can get in the hands of young children too easily. 
5) It is so easy to waste time when on the Internet
6) Internet has a lot of “cheater” sites. People can buy essays and pass them off as their own far more easily than they used to be able to do. 
7) There are a lot of unscrupulous businesses that have sprung up on the internet to take advantage of people. 
8) Hackers can create viruses that can get into your personal computer and ruin valuable data. 
9) Hackers can use the internet for identity theft. 
10) It can be quite depressing to be on the internet and realise just how uneducated so many people have become in today’s society.
ICT General Capabilities
Information Literacy: The ability to find, evaluate and use information effectively and responsibly
Information Literacy falls into the category of investigating with ICT
Key Information
1. Critical thinking
2. Evaluating Credibility
3. Understanding the information