P5 – Use It to Aid Communications P5 – Use It to Aid Communications

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P5 – Use IT to aid communications
Word processing:
Below, shows Tony Tang asking me for help on explaining the principles of effective communication and me sending him a document back explaining each principle. This is a form of communication, which we have used Microsoft Word to write out document. The layout/form that you are able to use on Microsoft word will aid communication as it can target to a certain audience. You can plan how you write and set up the document, also once finish up writing your document you are able to send this to other people therefore this will aid communication. For example, if you are a teacher you can print of a word document for your class so you are able to show them what to do.

Presentation software:
Below, shows a presentation that was used in an ICT subject to teach students in year 12. This is a form of communication as the teacher will present the PowerPoint and the students will ask or answer questions. Presenting a presentation will aid communication because not only does it produce words for the audience to see, it can also create images, sound, videos and animations. For someone who is blind, the presentation can include sound which will aid their communication and still allow them to listen on what is happening. Also, using animations and videos will engage the audience more; therefore this will uses IT to aid communication for a variety/range of audience.

Email:
Email is a form of sending messages and files electronically from one computer to another, via the Internet. Emails are sent without having to pay an actual fee for each email sent, but only for the Internet connection. There are two ways in which Email can be accessed; using an email software package or an internet/web based system: 1.) Using an email software package, for example, Microsoft Outlook Express, you can write emails even if you...
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