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Chapter: 11th Computer Applications : Chapter 9 : Introduction to Internet and Email

Internet Applications

e-Learning are courses that are specifically delivered via the internet to somewhere other than the classroom where the professor is teaching.

Internet Applications


1. Internet telephony


Internet telephony (e.g. Skype) is another common communications service made possible by the creation of the Internet. VoIP stands for Voice-over-Internet Protocol, referring to the protocol that underlies all Internet communication.


2. Job search


Nowadays, many people search for their jobs online as it is quicker and there is a larger variety of job vacancies present. People can publish resume online for prospective job. Some of the web sites providing this service are naukri.com, monster.com, summerjob.com, recuritmentindia.com etc.


3. Online Shopping


The internet has also facilitated the introduction of a new market concept consisting of virtual shops. They provide information about products or services for sale through www servers. Using the internet services customers can submit specific product queries and request specific sales quotes. For example amazon.com is a www based bookshop on the internet where information on all types of international books can be found and books can be ordered online.


4. Stock market updates


Selling or buying shares sitting on computer through internet. Several websites like ndtvprofit.com, moneypore.com, provide information regarding investment


5. Travel:


One can use internet to gather information about various tourist place .it can be used for booking Holiday tours, hotels, train, bus, flights and cabs. Some of the web sites providing this service are goibibo.com, makemytrip.com, olacabs.com.


6. Research


Research papers are present online which helps in the researcher doing aliterature review


7. Video conferencing


It enables direct face-to-face communication across networks via web cameras, microphones, and other communication tools. Video conferencing can enable individuals in distant locations to participate in meetings on short notice, with time and money savings. The technology is also used for telecommuting, in which employees work from home. When video Conferencing is used in education, it is easier to have interactive classes between teacher to teacher, teacher to classroom, or classroom to classroom with students in different places.


8. e–commerce


e–commerce (electronic commerce or EC) is the buying and selling of goods and services, or the transmitting of funds or data, over an electronic network, primarily the Internet. These business transactions occur either business-to-business, business-to-consumer, consumer-to-consumer or consumer-to-business. Largest e-commerce companies in India are Flipkart, Snapdeal, Amazon India, Paytm.


9. Online payments


The rising boom of online payments in India has given way to many new entrants in the industry such as Paytm etc who are majorly wallet driven payment companies. This growth has been driven by rapid adoption led by the increasing use of smartphones, tablets and speedy access to internet through broadband, 4G etc


10. Social Networking


Social networking is the use of internet-based social media programs to make connections with friends, family, classmates, customers and clients. Social networking can be done for social purposes, business purposes or both. The programs show the associations between individuals and facilitate the acquisition of new contacts. Examples of social networking includes Facebook


11. Voicemail


Voicemail is a system of sending messages over the phone. Calls are answered by a machine which connects you to the person you want to leave a message for, and they canlisten to their messages later.


12. Chatting


On the Internet, chatting is talking to other people who are using the Internet at the same time you are. Usually, this "talking" is the exchange of typed-in messages and a group of users who take part from anywhere on the Internet.. Chats can be ongoing or scheduled for a particular time and duration. Most chats are focused on a particular topic of interest and some involve guest experts or famous people who "talk" to anyone joining the chat. Transcripts of a chat can be archived for later reference.


13. e-banking


e-banking (Online banking) , also known as internet banking, it is an electronic payment system that enables customers of a bank or other financial institution to conduct a range of financial transactions through the financial institution's website. The online banking system will typically connect to or be part of the core banking system operated by a bank and is in contrast to branch banking which was the traditional way customers accessed banking services.


14. e-learning


e-Learning are courses that are specifically delivered via the internet to somewhere other than the classroom where the professor is teaching. It is not a course delivered via a DVD or CD-ROM, video tape or over a television channel

e-learning is utilizing electronic technologies to access educational curriculum outside of a traditional classroom. It is a program delivered completely online. E-learning is interactive in that you can also communicate with teachers, professors or other students in a class. Sometimes it is delivered live, where you can “electronically” raise your hand and interact in real time and sometimes it is a lecture that is prerecorded. There is always a teacher/ professor interacting/ communicating, grading participation, giving assignments and conducting tests.


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