Mass Media Tools: Internet
Social Networks: Enhance Writing for English Language Learners Submitted By
Joana Jane D. Santos
Year and Section: BSEDE-3-1
Language of Education Area
Social Networking has been one of the latest fads in the internet today. That most of the students spend most of their time in browsing like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Slideshare and etc. Socialization makes other people communicate with others especially posting comments, and opinions to others. The research of this paper aims to give the importance of websites to the students today and how it will help to enhance writing skills especially in the English language learners. Aim
“To create tools which harness some of the time and energy students spend on facebook and direct it toward the learning goals.” “Meeting the changing expectations and needs of the learners.”
The Internet (also known simply as "the Net" or less precisely as "the Web") is a more interactive medium of mass media, and can be briefly described as "a network of networks". Specifically, it is the worldwide, publicly accessible network of interconnected computer networks that transmit data by packet switching using the standard Internet Protocol (IP). It consists of millions of smaller domestic, academic, business, and governmental networks, which together carry various information and
services, such as email, online chat, file transfer, and the interlinked web pages and other documents of the World Wide Web.
Toward the end of the 20th century, the advent of the World Wide Web marked the first era in which most individuals could have a means of exposure on a scale comparable to that of mass media. Anyone with a web site has the potential to address a global audience, although serving to high levels of web traffic is still relatively expensive. It is possible that the rise of peer-to-peer technologies may have begun the...
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