Benefit and Disadvantagers of Internet

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BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (TEACHING OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE) OUMH (1303)
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LEARNING SKILL FOR OPEN DISTANCE LEARNERS
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THE BENEFITS OF INTERNET TO STUDENT AND THE DETRIMENTAL EFFECTS OF THE INTERNET ON STUDENTS

PREPARED BY: MUHAMMAD AFEEQ BIN ABD LATIF
MATRIC NUMBER: 921125065059001
I/C NUMBER: 921125-06-5059
TELEPHONE NUMBER: 013-9664922
E-MAIL ADDRESS: feeqs_4u@yahoo.com

TUTOR NAME: MR. AHMAD IZANEE BIN AWANG 
LEARNING CENTRE:KUANTAN

Table of content

Introduction1
The benefits of internet to student
A tool to gain information2
Communication3
Online service3
Entertainment4
The detrimental effects of the Internet on students
Web addiction5
Pornography6
Reduced physical activity7
Cyber crime8
suggestion9
reference 11

Introduction

Nowadays, internet has become something very important to a student. For them, it can enormously help their studies. According to Allen B. Ury (2011), for doing high school or college research, Internet is an essential tool. We can find valuable material on practically any subject within minutes if not seconds by skillfully using Internet search engines and subject directories. By knowing how to effectively search for and cite reputable Web sites can be an essential part of their academic success for those students who taking courses online.

As mentioned by Rahul Pandita (2011), Internet has proved to be one of the most innovative inventions for us. It has made its presence felt in every sphere of our life, be it economy, society, health care, spirituality, etc. Prominent among its benefits is the impact it has had on the education sector. Rahul Pandita (2011) also said that students can now gain access to innumerable research papers, apart from getting latest updates in the field of science, technology and almost everything in conjuction of education. But as they say, "With great power comes great responsibility", Internet has created new challenges for the society and most threatening among these is the impact it has had on student and children.

Young people love to use computers rather than read a book. Web pages are much more up-to-date than old text books that were previously used for studying, so not only is the information accurate, but it is also designed to engage students in a way that they find entertaining. The Internet also allows students to research and learn about topics that would previously be unknown to them due to lack of resources. Some schools do not provide every single book on a specific subject, but with the Internet, the learning possibilities are limitless, everything is just in their finger tips.

The purpose of this task is to discuss about “The benefits and detrimental effects of Internet on students”.

The benefits of internet to student

There a few of benefits of internet toward the student :

i. A tool to gain information.

These days, student’s life without internet is very difficult. They do a lot of work by using the internet especially in searching for information. This is because, gaining information from internet is much more easier than those old books, it can shorten our time. Get online information is the freest way in the world. Nowadays, people need to understand more and more. They want to know the newest news.

According to Jayashree Parhare (2011), any kind of information is available on the internet as long as on it is any topic under the sun is. It can be done by using the search engines such as Google, Yahoo are at your service on the internet. There is huge amount of information available on the Internet for just about every subject known to man, ranging from government law and services, trade fair...
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