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Effects of Online Games

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Chapter 1
PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND
INTRODUCTION
When the internet was first created programmers from all over the world created different games that could be play over the internet.
Internet games (also known as online games) are games that are played online via the Internet. They are distinct from video and computer games in that they are normally platform independent relying solely on client side technology (normally called (‘plugins’). Normally all that is required to play internet games are a web browser and the appropriate plug in (normally available for free via plug-in makers website). A game played in a browser is often called browser-based games.

Online computer games provide an exciting and interactive medium for games play with in education. The computer industry obviously has been quite successful in attracting these young customers. From technical perspective one could point out that starting and playing electronic games has become easier in the past two decades. Most pupils therefore have learned about computer before teachers or other educators begin their instruction. Computer games may possibly become a part of the school curriculum. However, there are a number of issues which need to be addressed before using computer games in the classroom. Each game is developed for a variety of ages so many contain unsuitable content or themes for children at school. As time passes by, technology continues to evolve. Because of technology, new things were created that sustains and lightens human work. The researcher wants to know the effects of playing online games on the academic performances of the students North Marie Montessori Academy. The reason why the researcher have chosen this particular research topic was know the advantages and disadvantages of playing computer games on the academic performances of the selected high school students. The researcher aims to know how many high school students were addicted on playing online games. Some of...