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Internet Effects on Students

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Internet effects on students

Since the last 30 years, there have been many technological changes and development. During that period, computer and internet are among the fastest developed technologies. But in that particular period, there have been similar dawns. Films, radio, records, broadcast television, audiotape, videotape, programmed learning machines, etc. These changes of technologies have also affected our learning institutions such as school, college and universities. In fact the impact on the bulk of teaching and learning has been minimal. The internet connects computer networks all over the world so that users can share resources and communicate with each other. Some computers can access directly to all the facilities on the internet such as the universities, colleges and schools. And other computers, for example privately-owned or stand alone ones, are links indirectly through a commercial service provider, which can give partial or full of the Internet facilities. In order to be connected to Internet, you must go through service suppliers. There is a lot of options offered with monthly rates basis depending on the option chosen, access time may be different. The Internet is what we call a metanetwork, consisting a network that spans the entire globe. It is hard to give an exact count of the number of networks or users that comprise the Internet, but it is easily in the thousands and millions respectively.

The Internet have a set of standardized protocols which allow for the sharing of resources among different kinds of computers and users that communicate with each other on the network. These standards, sometimes referred to as the Internet Protocol Suite, are the rules that developers adhere to when creating new functions for the Internet. The Internet is also what we call a distributed system; there is no central archives. Technically, no one runs the Internet. Rather, the Internet is made up of thousands of smaller networks. The Internet are...
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