2.3.1 The internet: Articles

Posted: Monday, 7 April 2008 in 2.3.1 The Internet
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Read the linked articles and answer the following questions.

Designing a more accessible web

English Today, Mandarin by 2020?

Search Engine Marketing

  1. Analyze each article according to the ITGS triangle
  2. Discuss the social/ethical issues of using English as the main language of the WWW.
  3. How the WWW can be more accessible for disabled people?
  4. Wikipedia says “Paid search advertising hasn’t been without controversy, and issues around how many search engines present advertising on their pages of search result sets have been the target of a series of studies and reports by Consumer Reports WebWatch, from Consumers Union. The FTC also issued a letter in 2002 about the importance of disclosure of paid advertising on search engines, in response to a complaint from Commercial Alert, a consumer advocacy group with ties to Ralph Nader.” What is your opinion about the ethics in Search Engine Marketing?
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Comments
  1. Athina Frangou says:

    -1-
    Article:Designing a more accessible web:
    1.social and ethical issues:
    Equality of Access
    People and Machines
    2.Technology involved:/
    The internet
    Images, Sound and Presentations
    3.Areas of impact:
    Health
    Article:English Today, Mandarin by 2020?:
    1.social and ethical issues:
    People and Machines
    Globalization and Cultural Diversity
    2.technology involved:
    The Internet
    Communication Systems
    Networks
    3.Areas of impact:
    Education
    Article: Search Engine Marketing:
    1.social and ethical issues:
    Security
    Equality of Access
    2.technology involved:
    Communication Systems
    3.Areas of impact:
    Business and Employment
    Health

  2. elena georgiou says:

    1. ITGS triangle

    Article: Designing a more accessible web

    Social and Ethical Issues
    •Equality of Access
    •People and Machines
    IT systems
    •Images, sounds, and presentations
    •The Internet
    •Networks
    •Software fundamentals

    Areas of Impact
    •Health

    Article: English Today, Mandarin by 2020?
    Social and Ethical Issues
    •People and Machines
    •Globalization and Cultural Diversity

    IT systems
    •The Internet
    •Software fundamentals
    •Communication systems

    Areas of Impact
    •Education

    Article : Search Engine Marketing, Inc.

    Social and Ethical Issues
    •Security
    •Equality of Access

    IT systems
    •Networks
    •Communication Systems

    Areas of Impact
    •Health

  3. Christina Hadjikyriacou says:

    Article 1-Designing a more accessible web:
    In this article the social and ethical issus which are mentioned are the equality of Access and the people and machines. one of the technologies invbolved is the internet and the other one is images, sounds and presentations.the area of impact for this article is health.

    Article 2-English Today, Mandarin by 2020?:
    the social and ethical issues concerning the specific article are people and machines and globalization and cultural diversity.the technology involved is again the internet, communication systems and networks.education is the area of impact.

    Article 3-Search Engine Marketing:
    this article involves security and equality of access as social and ethical issues. the technology involved is communication systems and the areas of impact are business and employment and health.

  4. Marios Taki says:

    Designing a more accessible web:

    Social and Ethical Issues:
    • Equality of Access
    • People and Machines
    • Control

    Technology involved:
    • Internet
    • GUI (multimedia)
    • Images, Sound and Presentations
    • Tutorials, Training and Wizards (Assistants)

    Areas of Impact:
    • Education
    • Health
    • Business and Employment

    English Today, Mandarin by 2020?

    Social and Ethical Issues:
    • Globalization and Cultural Diversity
    • People and Machines

    Technology involved:
    • The internet
    • Personal and Public Communications

    Areas of Impact:
    • Business and Employment
    • Education
    • Politics/Government

    Search Engine Marketing?

    Social and Ethical Issues:
    • Security
    • Policies and Standards

    Technology involved:
    • The Internet

    Areas of Impact:
    • Business and Employment

  5. Antonis Agathangelou says:

    1st Article: Designing a more accessible web:

    Social and ethical issues:

    – Equality of Access
    – People and Machines
    – Control
    IT systems:
    -Images, Sound and Presentations
    – Internet
    -Tutorials, Training and Wizards (Assistants)

    Areas of impact:
    – Health
    – Business and Employment

    2nd Article: English Today, Mandarin by 2020?

    Social and ethical issues:

    – People and Machines
    – Globalization and Cultural Diversity

    IT systems:
    -Internet
    -Networks
    – Communication systems

    Areas of impact:
    – Education

    3rd Article: Search Engine Marketing

    Social and ethical issues:
    – Equality of Access
    – Security
    – Reliability

    IT systems:
    -Communication Systems
    -Internet

    Areas of impact:
    – Business and Employment

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