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Online chat is a form of communication that utilizes computer programs that allow for two-way conversations between users in real time (events that occur in cyberspace at the same speed that they would occur in real li

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  2. 2. <ul><li>It is a form of communication. </li></ul><ul><li>It utilizes computer programs . </li></ul><ul><li>It allow for two-way conversations between users. </li></ul>What is Online Chat? 09/01/10
  3. 3. <ul><li>The technologies that allows users to converse in real time via typed messages are the:- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>chat servers  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>chat clients </li></ul></ul>09/01/10
  4. 4. <ul><li>A chat server is a specially equipped computer connected to the internet that allows users with chat clients to converse with one another via typed messages in real time. </li></ul>What is Chat Server? 09/01/10
  5. 5. <ul><li>A chat client is a software program that allows users to connect to chat servers and communicate with other users via a chat room. </li></ul>What is Chat Client? 09/01/10
  6. 6. <ul><li>Synchronous Chat </li></ul><ul><li>Asynchronous Chat </li></ul>Types Of Chat 09/01/10
  7. 7. <ul><li>Text only web based synchronous forum that enables multiple users to be online and in the same online &quot;room&quot; typing their comments to each other. </li></ul><ul><li>All users have Internet connection; broadband connection not necessary but does reduce load time. </li></ul>Synchronous Chat 09/01/10
  8. 8. <ul><li>When 2 or more users need to communicate synchronously . </li></ul><ul><li>When purpose of communication is brief and not in depth.. </li></ul>Why Use Synchronous Chat ? 09/01/10
  9. 9. <ul><li>To communicate (in writing) easily, quickly, and efficiently . </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion via chat. </li></ul><ul><li>Helps in Education. </li></ul>Advantages of Synchronous Chat 09/01/10
  10. 10. <ul><li>The discussion becomes very difficult to follow for more users </li></ul><ul><li>Chat tends to be superficial . </li></ul><ul><li>Chat sessions may not be able to be saved. </li></ul>Disadvantages of Synchronous Chat 09/01/10
  11. 11. <ul><li>This tool is of limited value in discussing issues </li></ul><ul><li>Skills need to be developed. </li></ul>Issues & problems related to synchronous chat 09/01/10
  12. 12. <ul><li>Web-based chat rooms  </li></ul><ul><li>Real-time chat: </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Relay Chat (IRC)  </li></ul>Types Of Synchronous chat 09/01/10
  13. 13. <ul><li>Web-based chat rooms can be located throughout the Internet on pages such as fan club websites, online gaming sites and personal websites, among others. </li></ul>Web-based chat rooms   09/01/10
  14. 14. <ul><li>Real-time chat is messaging software that lets you communicate with friends and colleagues in real time. Features include a quick launch bar, music file support, and a new answering service. </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Message Programs </li></ul>Real-time chat   09/01/10
  15. 15. <ul><li>Internet Relay Chat requires a specific program that allows a user to download the software . </li></ul>Internet Relay Chat (IRC) 09/01/10
  16. 16. <ul><ul><li>Most popular MIRS – for Windows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virc – for PC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IRCLE – for Mac </li></ul></ul>09/01/10
  17. 17. <ul><li>If you want to chat with random people from around the world.  </li></ul><ul><li>If you want to chat with large groups of people </li></ul>09/01/10
  18. 18. 09/01/10 Irc IM Web-Based In Irc one has to connect to a server. In IM one has to build one’s own list of users or chat-buddies by inviting them to join. In, this kind of chat one has to enter a web-site that offers this service. In Irc one has to join a chat room and normally talks in that chat-room With certain IM clients one can even leave an offline message (eg. ICQ)
  19. 19. <ul><li>Asynchronous communication is the relay of information with a time lag. </li></ul><ul><li>The main disadvantage to asynchronous communication is time lost waiting for a response . </li></ul>Asynchronous Chat 09/01/10
  20. 20. Advantages of Online chatting 09/01/10
  21. 21. Disadvantages of Online chatting 09/01/10
  22. 22. Future of Online chatting 09/01/10
  23. 23. THANKS 09/01/10