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2.9 The consequences of the use of ICT
   The Jobs available    ◦ Most jobs require use of ICT   The way we socialise and interact has changed    ◦ Social Netw...
   Cheap methods of communication   Savings on goods and service    ◦ Online discounts, comparison sites   Tailor make ...
   Exposure to information *    ◦   Information overload   Addiction to ICT    ◦   Gaming    ◦   SMS    ◦   Social Netwo...
   The internet provides us with a vast amount of    information for teaching and studies    ◦ Is there is to much?    ◦ ...
   ICT as a subject. Is it required? Should it be    integrated?   Improved collaboration   Flipping the classroom (stu...
   The blind    ◦ Speech recognition    ◦ Speech synthesis    ◦ Brail printing   The deaf    ◦ Improved visual and text ...
   Greater democracy    ◦ E-Voting   Helping the disabled be more independent   Improved safety measures    ◦ Traffic l...
   Problems with misuse   Lack of Privacy    ◦ Surveillance cameras, monitoring emails etc.   Lack of equality    ◦ Peo...
   Access to pornography   Illegal copying   Distorting reality    ◦ Photo editing   Spreading rumours   Bogus sites...
   The use of ICT to improve the activities of public sector organisations   There are four main domains of e-government...
   E-Commerce    ◦   Buying and selling of products or services over electronic systems   Unlikely that any large retail...
   Leisure activities e.g. gaming, photography    ◦ Addiction    ◦ Interpersonal skills   Entertainment e.g. streaming  ...
   Cashless society?   ATM machines   Online banking    ◦ Benefits    ◦ drawbacks
   Digitally storing medical details    ◦ Good    ◦ Bad    ◦ Issues http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-13118566   Expert...
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    1. 1. 2.9 The consequences of the use of ICT
    2. 2.  The Jobs available ◦ Most jobs require use of ICT The way we socialise and interact has changed ◦ Social Networking ◦ SMS ◦ Blogging Exposure to information * Greater leisure time * ◦ ICT systems allow us to work faster New Jobs available Collaboration
    3. 3.  Cheap methods of communication Savings on goods and service ◦ Online discounts, comparison sites Tailor make holidays Shop from home Work from home (teleworking) ◦ Think of all the advantages & disadvantages of this this to the employee and employer On-Line banking Less control by repressive countries
    4. 4.  Exposure to information * ◦ Information overload Addiction to ICT ◦ Gaming ◦ SMS ◦ Social Networking Hard to keep up with developments ◦ Rapid changes in technology Increased insecurity at work ◦ Will your job be here in 5 years time? Child issues e.g. cyber bullying, inappropriate content on the web etc. Health problems ◦ RSI ◦ Eyestrain ◦ Backache ◦ Stress
    5. 5.  The internet provides us with a vast amount of information for teaching and studies ◦ Is there is to much? ◦ Accuracy, reliability, up-to-date? Distance learning ◦ Saves resources ◦ Provides access for those in remote areas Storage of resources for both teachers and students Tools to support different learning styles e.g. Interactive whiteboards for kinesthetic learners. ◦ Presentations through use of projectors ◦ Audio, video, learning resources
    6. 6.  ICT as a subject. Is it required? Should it be integrated? Improved collaboration Flipping the classroom (students working at their own pace through use of screencasts) Improved presentation of work Web 2.0 technologies to improve revision e.g. podcasts
    7. 7.  The blind ◦ Speech recognition ◦ Speech synthesis ◦ Brail printing The deaf ◦ Improved visual and text output Physically disabled ◦ Teleworking ◦ Online shopping ◦ Online bill payments ◦ Gives them independence People with learning difficulties
    8. 8.  Greater democracy ◦ E-Voting Helping the disabled be more independent Improved safety measures ◦ Traffic lights ◦ Air Traffic control Video conferencing ◦ Benefits for the individual and for the organisation
    9. 9.  Problems with misuse Lack of Privacy ◦ Surveillance cameras, monitoring emails etc. Lack of equality ◦ People with ICT skills and people without De-Skills / eliminates some jobs Deserted city centres ◦ Rather shop online Cyber bullying
    10. 10.  Access to pornography Illegal copying Distorting reality ◦ Photo editing Spreading rumours Bogus sites Globalisation ◦ Breaking down the economic and cultural barriers between countries Widens the gap between rich and poor countries
    11. 11.  The use of ICT to improve the activities of public sector organisations There are four main domains of e-government ◦ Improving government processes: eAdministration  Online Voting  Sharing policies and legislation guidance  http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/government-efficiency ◦ Connecting citizens: eCitizens and eServices  Providing citizens with details of public sector activities (transparent information)  http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/transparency ◦ Building external interactions: eSociety  Developing communities  http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/big-society ◦ National Security  http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/national-security
    12. 12.  E-Commerce ◦ Buying and selling of products or services over electronic systems Unlikely that any large retailer will not have an online presence alongside their highstreet store EPOS (Electronic Point of Sale – sales & stock management) JIT (Just In Time processing – delivery of goods) EFT (electronic Funds Transfer – purchasing goods without cash) Possible to provide a service simply with an online presence ◦ What are the advantages of this? Impact on society ◦ Shift in employment patterns  Less ‘shop floor’ staff required more technical support for ecommerce maintenance  Lack of social interaction  Wide variety of choice  Price comparisons  Digital divide Impact on the environment ◦ Less people travelling to stores means less carbon emissions
    13. 13.  Leisure activities e.g. gaming, photography ◦ Addiction ◦ Interpersonal skills Entertainment e.g. streaming movies, listening to music ◦ Pirating ◦ Copyright Communication e.g. email, instant messaging, VOIP ◦ Spam
    14. 14.  Cashless society? ATM machines Online banking ◦ Benefits ◦ drawbacks
    15. 15.  Digitally storing medical details ◦ Good ◦ Bad ◦ Issues http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-13118566 Expert systems ◦ http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/ Equipment ◦ Blood Pressure ◦ CRT scans New technology ◦ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-11568093 ◦ http://www.ehow.com/about_6465246_do-computers-deaf- blind_.html
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