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Advantages and disadvantages of school children using the Internet for research

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Discuss the Advantages and disadvantages of school children using the Internet for research

Over the last decade computers have been used more than ever before. The emergence of the Internet during the 1990's allowed educational research materials to be made available through websites. Many people now use the Internet as a primary source of information for their work however there are many sides to this argument and there are doubts whether this is advisable in all cases.

There are both advantages and disadvantages of school children using the Internet for research purposes, these advantages are:

* The fact that the Internet is an easy tool to use and, once the child has learnt how to use the web; they can use search engines to find almost anything.

* There are over 161,000,000 websites dedicated to the learning process. Each of which have information that can be accessed easily.

* The internet can be accessed at all times which means that a child doesn't need to take time out to go and visit a library to find some books on a relevant subject. Also, as many homes have a computer with Internet access, a

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