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

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