EDEXCEL GCSE ICT: ONLINE COMMUNITIES PART 2

What do user generated reference sites allow users to do?
contribute and share information
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User generated reference sites allow users to generate what?
content collaboratively on a website
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Wikis are websites where users can what?
add or edit content collaboratively using wiki software
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Internet forums or message boards allow people to hold what?
discussions by posting messages about a certain subject
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Newspapers are communities, like message boards that allow users to what?
discuss a particular subject
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Review sites allow users to what?
post reviews to inform potential customers of the product/service they are considering buying
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What is the target audience of a user generated reference sites?
is anyone who wants to contribute to the site and to access the information stored on the site
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State a feature of user generated reference sites
ability for all users to add and edit the content in a wiki reference sites using only a simple browser
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State a feature of user generated reference sites
Changes can be tracked to see who has made contibutions
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State a feature of user generated reference sites
Hyperlinked pages and images
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State an advantage of wikis
People from different parts of the world can work together to create content
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State an advantage of wikis
Wikis can be easily changed by users so the information can be up to date
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State an advantage of wikis
They often do not require users to pay a fee and contain a huge amount of information
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State a disadvantage of wikis
As anyone can contribute information, it can become inaccurate, biased or untrue if not carefully managed
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State a disadvantage of wikis
An Internet connection is needed for people to work collaboratively
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State a disadvantage of wikis
The information may become disorganised and include errors and duplication
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Social bookmarking websites are similar to wikis but users add what?
bookmarks (weblinks) rather than content then share these bookmarks with others
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State a feature of a social bookmarking site
users can store URLs online
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State a feature of a social bookmarking site
Users can give tag words to categorise the URLs
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State a feature of a social bookmarking site
The tags can then be used to search bookmarks by topic/category
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State a feature of a social bookmarking site
Users can share their bookmarks with others online
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State a feature of a social bookmarking site
Users can search for similar bookmarks from other users using tags
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State a feature of a social bookmarking site
Users can like or dislike content
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What is Knowledge?
it is the information and skills gained through experience or education
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Tools such as spreadsheets and databases help to what?
create ideas, model different situations and solve problems
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People can communicate, collaborate and share ideas on what?
a global scale
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Information is constantly updated and is what?
always open for improvement
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Information and knowledge can be made accessible to everyone through what?
ICT
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Users rather than editors can decide what information is what?
important
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Over 500 years ago the invention of what changed the lives of ordinary people because they could afford books and learn to read?
the printing press
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The ability to create content and knowledge and publish information is no longer confined to what?
traditional publishers and newspapers, but is open to anyone with an Internet connection. This has made an enormous difference to the way we create and share information
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State an advantage of how online communities have changed the way knowledge is created
A large number of viewpoints can give richer,more rounded picture
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State a disadvantage of how online communities have changed the way knowledge is created
The variety of viewpoints can be overwhelming for users
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State a disadvantage of how online communities have changed the way knowledge is created
In many cases, nobody checks or edits what is published online so it is important to be able to select what is relevant to you and also know which information source comes from a valid source
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State an advantage of how ICT and online communities have changed the way people work
Many workers now telecommute and work from home. You no longer have to live close to where you work
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State an advantage of how ICT and online communities have changed the way people work
Cloud computing allows workers to access documents and programs from anywhere they can get Internet access
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State an advantage of how ICT and online communities have changed the way people work
Decisions can be made more effectively through an online workspace as everyone can see and agree changes to a document at the same time
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State an advantage of how ICT and online communities have changed the way people work
Employers can check social networks to research potential employees
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State a disadvantage of how ICT and online communities have changed the way people work
People avoid face to face contact
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State a disadvantage of how ICT and online communities have changed the way people work
Some employees may feel pressured to work when away from the office
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State a disadvantage of how ICT and online communities have changed the way people work
Workers without Internet access may be left out of making important decisions
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State a disadvantage of how ICT and online communities have changed the way people work
Some employees have been disciplined for defamatory posts on social networks because such posting is considered to be the same thing as publishing in a newspaper
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What is collaborative working about?
is about working together as a group to achieve common goals. This can be helped by VoIP,email, online chat, social networking and online work spaces
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State an advantage of collaborative working
Users can work together on the same documents online and share ideas
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State an advantage of collaborative working
Working as a group, users can get more work done in less time
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State an advantage of collaborative working
Users can help each other solve problems
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What is Teleworking about?
is about working at home but staying in touch with others with the help of technology
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State an advantage of teleworking
Saves money- no need to pay for transport to work
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State an advantage of teleworking
Flexible- people can work when and where they like
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State an advantage of teleworking
Increased productivity- less time lost travelling
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State an advantage of teleworking
Reduces pollution- no need to travel to work
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State a disadvantage of teleworking
Less social contact- can feel isolated
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State a disadvantage of teleworking
It is easy to work for long hours and get no break
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State a disadvantage of teleworking
Distractions at home so work does not get completed
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State a disadvantage of teleworking
Dependent on having an Internet connection
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What is socialising about?
is about how you get along with others
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State one way to behave in an acceptable way in a online community
respecting other people's computers and files
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State one way to behave in an acceptable way in a online community
keeping your passwords private
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State one way to behave in an acceptable way in a online community
keeping your computer safe by using antivirus software and firewalls
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State one way to behave in an acceptable way in a online community
respecting others' opinions online
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State one way to behave in an acceptable way in a online community
thanking people online
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State one way to behave in an acceptable way in a online community
abiding by copyright law by not making unauthorised copies of files
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State one way to behave in an acceptable way in a online community
not posting inappropriate images or videos
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State an advantage of the impact of the internet on socialising
easy way for people to keep in contact
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State an advantage of the impact of the internet on socialising
easy translations between languages
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State an advantage of the impact of the internet on socialising
available 24/7 365 days a year
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State a disadvantage of the impact of the internet on socialising
need an Internet connection to keep in touch
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State a disadvantage of the impact of the internet on socialising
people can pretend to be someone they are not
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State a disadvantage of the impact of the internet on socialising
people spend less time with real friends
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When you set up an online account you are asked to agree to what?
the rules given in an acceptable use policy or code of conduct. Breaking the rules will result in your online account being withdrawn
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ICT and the Internet allows us all to what?
communicate and collaborate on a global scale
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What does globalisation mean?
it means the increasing global relationships between cultures,people and economic activity
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ICT has speeded up what?
the process of globalisation
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It is now easy to make what?
purchases from around the world 24/7 365 days a year so different time zones and public holidays in different countries do not prevent sales being made
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We can select and pay for goods from around the world without what?
leaving our homes
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Helped by ICT many companies have now what?
gone global with office and customers around the world
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Some countries now censor or control access to what?
to social networking sites and search engines to help them control access to Information
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State a reason why some countries now censor or control access to social networking sites
politics- to repress opposition to the government
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State a reason why some countries now censor or control access to social networking sites
security- to prevent dangerous plans being coordinated online
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State a reason why some countries now censor or control access to social networking sites
protection- to protect people from harmful content
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State how ICT is used on a global scale
social bookmarking sites
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user generated reference sites
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online works spaces
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VLEs
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blogs
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social networking
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sharing data online
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microblogging
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email
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video conferencing
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VoIP
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cloud computing
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Internet forums or message boards allow people to hold what?

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