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Internet Use in Education
A discussion of the merits and drawbacks of Internet usage in the educational setting.
# 114791 | 1,833 words | 8 sources | APA | 2009 | US

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The paper examines the advantages and disadvantages of Internet technology in the teaching and learning process. The paper clearly shows how the Internet and the online world can provide information, teaching opportunities and methods that can help both the teacher and student. However, the paper also notes the drawbacks of Internet usage in the classrom and cautions that many aspects and variables have to be taken into account in deciding to use this technology. The paper emphasizes that there should be a balance between the use of technology and personal interaction between the teacher and student.

The advantages of Internet technology
The disadvantages of the Internet

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Chanlin, L., & Chang, C. (2003). Web-Based Library Instruction for Promoting Information Skills. Journal of Instructional Psychology, 30(4), 265+. Retrieved March 5, 2008, from Questia database,
  • Collis, B. A. (1996). Children and Computers in School. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Cunningham, C. A. (2001). Improving Our Nation's Schools through Computers & Connectivity. Brookings Review, 19, 41.
  • Effects of Success Maker Math on Students with Learning Disabilities in Inclusive and Special Education Classrooms. Retrieved March 5, 2008 from
  • Lord, G. (2004). The Internet and the Language Classroom: A Practical Guide for Teachers. Language, Learning & Technology, 8(2), 20.

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APA Format

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MLA Format

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