The Internet and Its Effects Essay
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The Internet and Its Effects
The Internet was first developed in 1957 as a communication resource for the military Defense Unit. Since then the Internet remains to a service of communication that is now provided to all people with the access of a computer. Over the past several years the Internet has developed and expanded into an endless resource of information and knowledge. With billions of Internet users present in the world today, the idea of living life through the computer is not as uncommon as it used to be. Today people have the opportunity to experience relationships and receive an education through the computer. Although the quality of this kind of life is available, one may ask how realistic and healthy is it. Through the…show more content…
The process of education involves sharing knowledge through communication to another individual/s. The means through which education is provided has changed tremendously in the past few years and continues change today. Through technology, education is viewed by the US Department of Education as "no longer confined to it's campus or shaped mainly by it's own traditions, it's academic community and faculty, it's libraries and any other source of knowledge or by any other tangible factors."(Hallak 3) Education without tangible resources is an education that is more widely available to students. When time and distance are variables that are no longer present in obtaining information student's nation wide can receive an education. For the first time students have more flexibility and options in making a choice as to where, when and how they receive their education.
Conversely, some may say that education has been made easy. Students and teachers are no longer are required to travel to a classroom to meet or verbally discuss topics face to face. The communication between teachers and students has been minimized to almost nothing but reading and writing. Although reading and writing gets the job done (as far as sending information and receiving it) there is a large gap in the communication of the material as far as human expression is involved.
For example an aspect of human expression is sound. Sound is an
Show MoreCan you imagine how things were 20 years ago? How we communicate and exchange information with one another? Some things then may not be that accessible to us now, but in this day and age, everything is almost made possible by the advance communications technology surrounding us. Whether it’s printed, audio or visual materials, all are now within our reach, especially because global trading is made available to almost all over the world. And with the invention of internet all sorts of information are accessible to the youth in just a click away. Along with all these, just imagine the vast information being thrown in each and every one of us almost every second. However, as we always say, these developments may or may not be that all…show more content…
We shouldn’t take advantage of youth’s naivety. Proper guidance should be practiced.
Why do I believe greatly that responsible entrepreneurship should be the basis on doing business, it is because with the apparent global economic crisis we are experiencing, not all parents are there to give guidance to their children. Nowadays, almost both parents are force to leave their homes in order to better provide for their children. They are almost obliged to enter the workforce because; a single income household is not enough to make both ends meet. Thus, because of this, most children or the youth of today are left at their homes without proper guidance they badly needed in their growing up years. We are left vulnerable to whatever negative influences these all sorts of media may give us. We, the youth, are being exploited because we are inexperienced people which can be easily persuaded or influenced whether it is for doing the right or wrong things. Our decision is mostly poorly made since we aren’t equipped with much knowledge that we only learn through proper guidance that we should be learning from our parents.
In particular, let’s just take a closer look on the effects of internet to the youth of today. It is no doubt that a vast load of information is coming through this highly developed form of technology. Almost all of today’s youth can have easy access on