Applied GCE Unit 1 Life in the Information Age
Learning Outcomes Lesson 6 <ul><li>By the end of the lesson, you should: </li></ul><ul><li>understand the impact on commun...
Communication <ul><li>Key focus of change in the Information Age </li></ul><ul><li>21 st  century communication changed en...
Email <ul><li>2001 – 12,000,000,000 messages sent daily </li></ul><ul><li>2003 – 31,000,000,000 messages </li></ul><ul><li...
Email <ul><li>Better than telephone: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No need to wait for the person to be found </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Task <ul><li>Complete Activities 3 to 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss your responses to the questions in small groups.  Try to...
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  1. 1. Applied GCE Unit 1 Life in the Information Age
  2. 2. Learning Outcomes Lesson 6 <ul><li>By the end of the lesson, you should: </li></ul><ul><li>understand the impact on communication </li></ul><ul><li>understand the role that email has to play in the developments </li></ul><ul><li>recognise the advantages of email against other methods of communication </li></ul>
  3. 3. Communication <ul><li>Key focus of change in the Information Age </li></ul><ul><li>21 st century communication changed enormously from middle of 20 th century </li></ul><ul><li>New ways to communicate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SMS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital voice and mobile videophones </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In 2004, over 40 million mobile phones (BBC) </li></ul><ul><li>People can work anywhere, play anywhere and keep in touch from anywhere </li></ul>Lesson 6 Learning outcomes: Understand the impact on communication ; understand the role of email; advantages of email
  4. 4. Email <ul><li>2001 – 12,000,000,000 messages sent daily </li></ul><ul><li>2003 – 31,000,000,000 messages </li></ul><ul><li>Http://spam-filter-review.toptenreviews.com/spam-statistics.html </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Massive benefits – especially low cost </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Drawbacks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Providers trying to find ways of charging for services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spam : between 30% and 40% of all email sent is junk </li></ul></ul>Lesson 6 Learning outcomes: Understand the impact on communication; understand the role of email ; advantages of email
  5. 5. Email <ul><li>Better than telephone: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No need to wait for the person to be found </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Send files as attachments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivery more or less instant (usually!) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time zones don’t matter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Better than fax: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No degradation of quality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No wastage of paper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Send documents as PDF : read only </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Better than ordinary mail: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quicker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cheaper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More reliable </li></ul></ul>Lesson 6 Learning outcomes: Understand the impact on communication; understand the role of email; advantages of email
  6. 6. Task <ul><li>Complete Activities 3 to 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss your responses to the questions in small groups. Try to come up with some general statements about the impact that ICT has on your communication with others. </li></ul><ul><li>This could provide some useful material for your portfolio. </li></ul>Lesson 6 Learning outcomes: Understand the impact on communication; understand the role of email; advantages of email
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