Information Technology<br />Considering IT in today’s world.<br />July 25, 2011<br />By: Laura Perry<br />
First, let’s get to know each other…<br /><ul><li>Name
Brief Introduction
At what age did you get your first email address?  And what did you use it for?</li></li></ul><li>Information Technology<b...
IT Vocabulary<br />Background<br />Code<br />Computing<br />Data<br />Cyber<br />Hardware<br />Monitor<br />Pdf<br />Publi...
IT Explosion<br />Internet Access<br />Devices<br />Applications<br />
IT Explosion<br />Telephone use by households took 100 years to reach 95% penetration.<br />Internet use by households (ei...
IT Explosion<br />Rural vs. Urban Access in the US<br />http://www.ers.usda.gov/Briefing/Telecom/distributionservices.htm<...
IT Explosion<br />Cell phones to reach 5 Billion in 2011<br />Web access by people on the move, including through laptops ...
What is your favorite app?<br />Examples:<br />Academic Research<br />Shopping<br />Facebook<br />Photo Editing<br />Banki...
Consider the Impact<br />Information Technology’s Impact on:<br />Family<br />Work<br />Self<br />Community<br />Governmen...
Social Networking<br />In our sample, the average Facebook user has 229 Facebook friends. They reported that their friends...
Small Group<br />
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  • Extremely broad topic area
  • Taken from a list of the top 200 English vocabulary items for the information technology industry. This selection of vocabulary is based on the Occupational Handbook provided by the United States Department of Labor.(pdf)Portable Document Format
  • Feb 2010 CBS News story, http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/02/15/business/main6209772.shtml
  • Feb 2010 CMS News story, http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/02/15/business/main6209772.shtml
  • Family - FacebookWork – Work, the new play; work anywhere, anytimeSelf – Interests, connections, indulgenceCommunity - Government – civic involvement, access to information, Education – educational technologies, starfall.com, http://video.about.com/esl/ESL-Dialogue--Introductions.htmHealthcare – service enhancements, information sharing, connections, coordinationAnd so on…
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    1. 1. Information Technology<br />Considering IT in today’s world.<br />July 25, 2011<br />By: Laura Perry<br />
    2. 2. First, let’s get to know each other…<br /><ul><li>Name
    3. 3. Brief Introduction
    4. 4. At what age did you get your first email address? And what did you use it for?</li></li></ul><li>Information Technology<br />What is I.T.? <br />Wikipedia says:<br />“is the acquisition, processing, storage and dissemination of vocal, pictorial, textual and numerical information by a microelectronics-based combination of computing and telecommunications.”<br />Wikipedia says:<br />“is the acquisition, processing, storage and dissemination of vocal, pictorial, textual and numerical information by a microelectronics-based combination of computing and telecommunications.<br />
    5. 5. IT Vocabulary<br />Background<br />Code<br />Computing<br />Data<br />Cyber<br />Hardware<br />Monitor<br />Pdf<br />Publishing<br />Simultaneously<br />
    6. 6. IT Explosion<br />Internet Access<br />Devices<br />Applications<br />
    7. 7. IT Explosion<br />Telephone use by households took 100 years to reach 95% penetration.<br />Internet use by households (either in- or outside the home) has increased significantly, from 22 percent in 1997 to 71 percent in 2007.<br />Broadband Internet has been on an upward trajectory reaching 56% of households in 2007 <br />
    8. 8. IT Explosion<br />Rural vs. Urban Access in the US<br />http://www.ers.usda.gov/Briefing/Telecom/distributionservices.htm<br />What has been the experience where you are from?<br />
    9. 9. IT Explosion<br />Cell phones to reach 5 Billion in 2011<br />Web access by people on the move, including through laptops and smart mobile devices, will probably surpass web access from desktop computers within the next five years, the agency said.<br />
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    11. 11. What is your favorite app?<br />Examples:<br />Academic Research<br />Shopping<br />Facebook<br />Photo Editing<br />Banking<br />Gaming<br />Or What?<br />
    12. 12. Consider the Impact<br />Information Technology’s Impact on:<br />Family<br />Work<br />Self<br />Community<br />Government<br />Education<br />Healthcare<br />And so on…<br />
    13. 13. Social Networking<br />In our sample, the average Facebook user has 229 Facebook friends. They reported that their friends list contains:<br />22% people from high school <br />12% extended family <br />10% coworkers <br />9% college friends <br />8% immediate family <br />7% people from voluntary groups <br />2% neighbors<br />http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2011/Technology-and-social-networks/Summary.aspx<br />
    14. 14. Small Group<br />
    15. 15. Laura Perry<br />Contact Info:<br />laurap@slic.com<br />315-265-4233<br />Friend me on Facebook!<br />
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