Discovering the Internet Chapter 5 Complete Concepts and

Discovering the Internet  Chapter 5 Complete Concepts and

Discovering the Internet Chapter 5 Complete Concepts and Techniques, Getting More Out of the Second Edition Internet Discovering the Internet Fourth Edition Objectives

Describe and give examples of different types of portals and their target audiences Identify and use online news, weather, and traffic resources Discuss streaming media, watch video clips, and listen to Internet radio Utilize online research and reference tools Explore health, entertainment, hobby, and other special-interest Web sites Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 2

Objectives Discuss online tools for managing personal finances Describe online educational resources Describe the consumer marketplace and online auctions Identify types of online games Download and share files over the Internet Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 3

Portals Consumer Portals General consumer portals offer visitors a broad range of content Search tools News, weather, sports E-mail Personal (horizontal) Portals Consumer portals visitors can customize to meet individual needs My Yahoo! and My MSN Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet

4 Portals Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 5 Portals Vertical, Hyperlocal, and Industry Portals Vertical portals (vortals) provide a Web gateway for viewers with more specific interests

USA.gov SuzySaid Acton National Resource Directory Hyperlocal portals are specific to a certain geographic location and provide content about that area, written for and by local citizens Industry portals target viewers interested in a specific industry Farms.com (agriculture industry) Business.gov (small business) Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 6

Portals Corporate Portals Enterprise information portals (EIPs) provide access to a company's business information Customers Employees Vendors

Other business partners Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 7 Corporate Portals Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 8 News, Sports, Weather, and Traffic

Resources Online news, sports, weather, and traffic resources are complimenting and sometimes replacing traditional sources for many people Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 9 News, Sports, Weather, and Traffic Resources Most major newspapers also publish Web sites The Wall Street Journal

The Boston Globe Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 10 News, Sports, Weather, and Traffic Resources Broadcast media also publish Web sites News National Public Radio (NPR) BBC (U.K.) CBC (Canada)

Sports ESPN FOX Sports Sports Illustrated Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 11 News, Sports, Weather, and Traffic Resources Characteristics of News-Oriented Web Sites Availability ubiquitous Internet access

Immediacy easy to update Web sites with breaking stories plus e-mail notices of breaking stories Interactivity interactive nature of the Web promotes viewer participation Customizability customized information for each viewers locality and interests Connectivity Enables users to share news and articles with their contacts Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 12 News, Sports, Weather, and Traffic

Resources Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 13 News, Sports, Weather, and Traffic Resources Streaming Media Audio and video that is continuously delivered from a Web server to a Web browser

Makes a site more interesting and adds excitement Web browser capabilities need to be extended with a media player Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 14 Research and Reference Tools Numerous reference tools are available online

Online encyclopedias Dictionaries Reference desks Trip planners Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 15 Research and Reference Tools Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet

16 Research and Reference Tools Using Online Encyclopedias Encyclopedia.com Encyclopedia Britannica Bartelby.com Infoplease Encyclopedia Smithsonian Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 17

Research and Reference Tools Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 18 Research and Reference Tools Online Dictionaries Merriam-Webster Online OneLook Dictionary Search Cambridge Dictionaries Online Thesaurus.com

NetLingo Law.com Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 19 Research and Reference Tools Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 20

Research and Reference Tools Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 21 Research and Reference Tools Using Online Reference Desks

Internet Public Library Refdesk LibrarySpot.com iTools Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 22 Research and Reference Tools Using Online Trip Planners

FreeTrip MapQuest Google Maps Yahoo! Maps Expedia Maps Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet

23 Special Interest Web Sites Health, Diet, and Fitness Information Restricted-calorie meal plans Grocery shopping lists Exercise plans, complete with text and graphic instructions Daily food and exercise diaries Electronic pantries or databases of frequently consumed food items used to select foods for daily food consumption diaries

Support discussion groups Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 24 Special Interest Web Sites Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 25 Special Interest Web Sites Entertainment, Hobby, and Other Special-Interest Sites

Learn to make gazpacho at VegWeb.com. Exchange family history with distant cousins at FamilySearch.org. Review rsum writing tips and post your rsum at Monster.com. Check out colleges, universities, graduate schools, and financial aid choices at Petersons. Enjoy movie reviews at Rotten Tomatoes. Discover the beauty of Native American art by touring online exhibits at the National Museum of the American Indian. Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 26

Food and Cooking Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 27 Museums Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 28

Genealogy Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 29 Seniors Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 30 Personal Finance Resources

Banking, Bill Presentment, and Bill Payment Services Complete traditional paper-based banking activities online with a few mouse clicks Check your bank balance View paid items Many brick-and-mortar banks are now brick-and-click banks with both physical locations and a Web site Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 31

Personal Finance Resources More than 50 percent of American Internet users now do some or all of their banking online View real-time account balances and recent transactions. View a history of account activity. Search for individual transactions. Pay your bills. Transfer funds between accounts. Download transactions into personal financial management software, such as Quicken. Issue a stop payment on a check. Order checks.

Report a lost or stolen ATM card and request a replacement. Change personal information, such as your address, telephone number, and e-mail address. Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 32 Personal Finance Resources Banking, Bill Presentment, and Bill Payment Services A bill payment service allows you to log on to a Web site and pay your bills More and more companies are presenting their bills

online E-bills are less expensive to create and present than paper bills E-bills are more convenient for consumers Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 33 Personal Finance Resources Banking, Bill Presentment, and Bill Payment Services Some companies allow their customers to log on to the companys Web site and pay their bills

electronically Utilities Credit card companies Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 34 Personal Finance Resources Financial Calculators, Insurance, and Credit Sites Use online financial calculators to estimate loan or mortgage payments, plan for a major purchase, or plan for retirement

Conveniently shop online for competing insurance rates Learn more about how to effectively handle credit and shop for the best credit card offers online Learn how to manage investments online Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 35 Personal Finance Resources Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet

36 Personal Finance Resources Investing Online The availability of quick access to online investment information and the proliferation of investment-oriented Web sites empower people to handle or receive advice on their own stock portfolios and other investments

MarketWatch Hoover's CNNMoney Morningstar MSN Money The Motley Fool Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 37

Personal Finance Resources Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 38 Education Tools Web-based or online learning is found at all levels Web-based learning (online learning or distance learning) K-12 schools Colleges and universities

Employee training Professional development Continuing adult education Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 39 Education Tools K-12 and University Students Enhances curriculum for rural schools

Provides more choices for home-bound students Offers additional opportunities for working adults who cannot always attend traditional classes Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 40 Education Tools Online Employee Training and Professional Development

Provides an economical way to train employees Allows busy professionals to fulfill their professional education requirements Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 41 Education Tools Adult Continuing Education Sites Provide learning opportunities for growth, lifestyle enrichment, and just plain fun Many colleges and universities, such as the University

of California, Berkeley, offer a variety of credit and noncredit courses online Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 42 Shopping Sites If you want it, you can find it on the Web Infinite shelf space Unlimited product selection 24 x 7 access

According to the Pew Internet & American Life Project, 58 percent of Americans have researched a product or service online, and 24 percent have posted comments or reviews online about purchases. Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 43 Shopping Sites The Online Consumer Marketspace Key reasons for the success of online retail sales (B2C e-business)

Convenience Selection Savings Empowerment through access to information Consumers shop online to compare prices and features May then buy online or offline

Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 44 Shopping Sites Online, Discount, and C2C Web Sites Millions of sellers and buyers participate in online auctions uBid.com eBay Overstocked items can be found on sites such as O.co

Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 45 Shopping Sites Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 46 Online Gaming Sites Attract a wide group of participants around the world

Sites that offer games Yahoo! Games MSN Games PBSKids Webkinz Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet

47 Online Gaming Sites Subscription-based games Purchase a CD-based computer game Play the game online with thousands of other players (massively multiplayer online games) Virtual worlds Online gambling Addictive quality and high social costs Illegal for financial institutions to transfer funds to gambling sites

Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 48 Online Gaming Sites Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 49 Download and File-Sharing Sites Downloading paid content, such as music files, software, stock photos, and so forth, is one of the

most popular Internet activities Reviewing Download Sites Freeware (free) and shareware (purchased) software can be downloaded from a number of sites Games, utilities, and screen savers Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 50 Download and File-Sharing Sites File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Users can download and upload files at FTP sites

Anonymous FTP sites are public sites that do not require a unique username or password Private FTP sites require a unique username and password Files can be downloaded or uploaded using a command-line interface, FTP client software, browser, or Windows Explorer Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 51 Download and File-Sharing Sites

Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 52 Download and File-Sharing Sites P2P File-Sharing Networks Peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing networks allow users to share files between their individual computers Music and movie industries are working to stop piracy of copyrighted material over P2P file-sharing networks Commercial file-sharing includes product and employee information distribution

Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 53 Chapter Summary Describe and give examples of different types of portals and their target audiences Identify and use online news, weather, and traffic resources Discuss streaming media, watch video clips, and listen to Internet radio Utilize online research and reference tools

Explore health, entertainment, hobby, and other special-interest Web sites Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 54 Chapter Summary Discuss online tools for managing personal finances Describe online educational resources Describe the consumer marketplace and online auctions Identify types of online games

Download and share files over the Internet Chapter 5: Getting More Out of the Internet 55 Chapter 5 Complete Chapter 5 Complete Discovering the Internet

Fourth Edition

Recently Viewed Presentations

  • What's for Breakfast SY 2013-2014? - Wyoming

    What's for Breakfast SY 2013-2014? - Wyoming

    What's for Breakfast SY 2013-2014? Wyoming Department of Education. June 2013. ... Live in the Moment: WE still have questions, know you do too. ... such as colored "dots" by each area with instructions that a student may select "one...
  • Chapter 3 Capturing and Editing Digital Images

    Chapter 3 Capturing and Editing Digital Images

    Effect of Resampling Image on Image Quality Scaling an image usually deteriorates the image quality somewhat. Scale down: You are removing pixels, i.e., the image will lose some details. Scale up: Interpolation will be perform to fill in extra pixels....
  • Why Should I be Interested in doing Research

    Why Should I be Interested in doing Research

    • It is a fun and rewarding way to gain credit or earn cash. • A great opportunity to acquire an academic reference, by working with an individual professor. • Professional Skills Development - Independence/ Self-reliance Presentation/ Communication Report writing...
  • Information and Telecommunication Technologies in the CR

    Information and Telecommunication Technologies in the CR

    Seneca Občan Rozpočet Legislativa Organizace Úředník Technologie Efektivní veřejná správa a přátelské veřejné služby Vzájemně vyváženo www.smartadministration.cz eGovernment - atraktivní obchodní příležitosti Symbol českého eGovernmentu Miloslav Marčan [email protected] www.mpo.cz * ã Ministry of Industry and Trade of ...
  • Lecture 5 Market Research - Mullard Space Science Laboratory

    Lecture 5 Market Research - Mullard Space Science Laboratory

    Objectives of Lecture on Market Research "It is a capital mistake to theorise before one has data" Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Research on Agatha Christie Research at N.Brown High rate of returns in 1993 Manchester University paid £100k to research...
  • Manual Drivetrains and Axles Fourth Edition

    Manual Drivetrains and Axles Fourth Edition

    The term asynchronous means that the speed of the motor is not necessarily related to the frequency of the current flowing through the stator windings. ACIMs include squirrel-cage and wound-rotor induction designs. A squirrel-cage rotor. An alternate design is called...
  • Introduction To .NET Core 1.0

    Introduction To .NET Core 1.0

    There are 3 pillars in OOP. => Inheritance, polymorphism and encapsulation. OOP in .NET Core "In the one and only true way. The object-oriented version of 'Spaghetti code' is, of course, ...
  • Mrs. Krempa and Mr. Z's Microscope Web Search

    Mrs. Krempa and Mr. Z's Microscope Web Search

    Mrs. Krempa's Excellent Eco-Challenge Start Created & Designed by Michael Zolkowitz 2004 Your Mission: Today you will head on a cyber expedition to learn what an "ecosystem" is. At the end of your journey you should be able to define...