10 Best Uses Of The Internet

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10 Best Uses Of The Internet

  1. 1. 10 Best Uses of the Internet Erin Barclay IDT 7064-M50 February 12, 2009
  2. 2. What do David Letterman and Erin Barclay have in common??? <ul><li>Both are Hoosier natives! </li></ul><ul><li>Both are graduates of Ball State University! </li></ul><ul><li>and… </li></ul><ul><li>TOP 10 LISTS!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>**Click on the pictures or links on each page to access the website.** </li></ul>Beneficence Statue Ball State University
  3. 3. #10: Noodle Tools <ul><li>An online bibliography (MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian) generator that allows the user to create citations and note cards for papers </li></ul>
  4. 4. # 9: Google Earth <ul><li>Ever wonder what your house looks like from satellite in outer space? </li></ul><ul><li>Download Google Earth!! </li></ul>
  5. 5. # 8: Online Newspapers/RSS Feeds <ul><li>Extra! Extra! Read all about it! </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy reading the paper, but missed out on it while you’re away from home?? Read it online or sign up for RSS Feeds to stay up-to-date on the news. </li></ul>
  6. 6. # 7:Web cam / Instant Messaging <ul><li>With the use of an instant messaging program, having a web cam session with another user allows for a visually interactive chat. </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo! Messenger </li></ul><ul><li>AOL Instant Messenger </li></ul><ul><li>MSN Messenger </li></ul>
  7. 7. # 6: Job Hunting <ul><li>Looking for a new job? </li></ul><ul><li>CareerBuilder.com is a great website to help you find it! </li></ul><ul><li>You can post your resume, check it daily for new postings, and get advice! </li></ul>
  8. 8. # 5: Shopping <ul><li>Looking for something unique or antique that you can’t find in stores? </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks to eBay, Amazon, and many retails having websites – online shopping is breeze. </li></ul><ul><li>It takes the hassle out of crowds. </li></ul>
  9. 9. # 4: Online Games <ul><li>Bored at work?? </li></ul><ul><li>Many games are available online for a trial period – just long enough to get you hooked! </li></ul><ul><li>Check out Yahoo! Games . </li></ul><ul><li>Warning: May cause you to not get your work done! </li></ul>
  10. 10. # 3: Social Networking <ul><li>Got friends??? </li></ul><ul><li>Programs like Facebook and MySpace help you stay in contact or reconnect with friends and family </li></ul>
  11. 11. # 2: Research <ul><li>Welcome to the world of researching at your fingertips! </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks to Google , Yahoo! , Ask , MSN and Dogpile , Internet researching is a cinch. </li></ul>
  12. 12. #1: Email <ul><li>NO MORE POSTAGE! </li></ul><ul><li>Typically free way to electronically “mail” friends, family and </li></ul><ul><li>co-workers </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo! </li></ul><ul><li>Gmail </li></ul><ul><li>Hotmail </li></ul>
  13. 13. Pictures on pages provided by: <ul><li>Amazon.com Google </li></ul><ul><li>AOL Hotmail </li></ul><ul><li>Ask.com MSN </li></ul><ul><li>Ball State University MySpace </li></ul><ul><li>Careerbuilder.com NoodleTools </li></ul><ul><li>Dogpile The Tennessean </li></ul><ul><li>eBay US News & World Report </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook Yahoo! </li></ul>

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