Online Services

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Online Services
1 Communication
1.1 Types
1.1.1 Email, messaging, news groups, social networks, conferencing, blogs, vlogs.
1.2 Uses
1.2.1 Talking to friends on skype. Using social networking applications like Fcebook or Google+ to exchange information
1.3 Benefits
1.3.1 Instant responses to someone who is remote from you, at no additional cost to your broadband fees. Socialising
2 Real-time information
2.1 Types
2.1.1 Timetables, news, sport updates, weather reports, travel news.
2.2 Uses
2.2.1 Checking an airport website for estimated arrival times of flights
2.3 Benefits
2.3.1 Provides up-to-date information when picking people up from an airport. Companies can use real-time information about customers’ reactions to an advertisement to improve the effectiveness of the advert.
3 Commerce
3.1 Types
3.1.1 Banking, auctions, online sales and purchases, publishing
3.2 Uses
3.2.1 Selling something through a service such as ebay™ or Amazon ®
3.3 Benefits
3.3.1 Allows users to carry out transactions seamlessly (without the need to use physical money) and globally.
4 Government
4.1 Types
4.1.1 Tax returns, e-voting, applications for grants or benefits
4.2 Uses
4.2.1 Applying for your first provisional driving licence
4.3 Benefits
4.3.1 Saves time and is more convenient – saves you a visit to the Post Office and means can take your time filling in the form and can easily amend any errors.
5 Education
5.1 Types
5.1.1 Online learning, online training, manufacturers’ online tutorials
5.2 Uses
5.2.1 Using the Microsoft ® training package for Windows ® 7
5.3 Benefits
5.3.1 Allows you to do training from the comfort of your own computer and at your own pace.
6 VLE
6.1 Types
6.1.1 VLEs such as Moodle
6.2 Uses
6.2.1 Your school or college may use a VLE for you to access lecture notes and assignments, and for you to submit assignment work
6.3 Benefits
6.3.1 Cost effective for the school/college and allows the school/college to track the submission of learners’ work.
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