• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Ict In the Community.

Extracts from this document...


ICT IN THE COMMUNITY There are many different types of technologies in the community. The different technologies that I have chosen are as follows: * Libraries * Cyber cafes * High speed Internet/Telephone Kiosks * Shopping centre information points In this assignment, I will give you all the information about the technologies listed above. I will start of by telling where they are located and then go on by telling why they are used, who use them and also what is good and bad about these technologies. I hope you will find your useful information. Libraries In this section I am going to talk about the Broad Green library. This library is very close to my house and I go there three times a week. Broad Green Library is Croydon's newest library. It was opened in November 1998, replacing the old Mitcham Road Library, which was demolished. It stands halfway down Canterbury Road, which runs between London Road and Mitcham Road. The library is fully accessible to people with disabilities. It has comfortable study and seating areas, and a stock of nearly thirty thousand items, including videos, wide range of adult and children's books. ...read more.


Cyberzone has also become what is often considered a "gaming cafe" due to its extremely popular games network. Their PCs have a large selection of the latest in Internet and network games as well as some single player games. With their fast PCs and large Internet connection it is easy to play some of the most popular games across the Internet with no lag or modem style slow-down. The games that they have are Half-Life, Half-Life: Counterstrike, Quake, Quakeworld, Quake 2, Quake III arena, Unreal, Unreal Tournament, Doom: All Versions, Tachyon: The Fringe, Freespace 2 and Forsaken. Cyberzone also offers a range of courses for the people. The courses they do are Netwelcome which is designed to dispel the initial anxieties and confusions often associated with the Internet, equipping delegates with the basic knowledge and skills needed to begin using the Net and to communicate via email. They also do a course called Netwelcome+ which designed to enhance the skills learnt on the Netwelcome and to further explore the various tools utilized on the World Wide Web. Usually all kinds of people go there but mostly they are teenagers and young adults. ...read more.


Some cabins do have adverts painted on them but most of them don't. The good thing about this place is that it has the fastest connection to the internet than any other things. They are even faster than the broadband connection that we have at home. In spite all this there can be improvements made. For example, the keyboards used in there are very stiff and small and also different from the ones we use in our daily day lives. So it makes it harder for the user to type or also to find letters. So I would prefer that the government do something about it and try and improve it. Conclusion Basically I was trying to say that ICT has everything to do in our daily life. If we didn't have a computerised borrowing system in the libraries then it would have been too hard and long for us to get books from the library. If we didn't have cyber cafes then it would have been hard for people who don't have computers to go on the internet to do anything. Id we didn't have information centres than it would have been hard for people to find where to go. All this would have led to our lives being harder than it is right now. PRATIK MEHTA GCSE Coursework 02/05/2007 ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Communications section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Communications essays

  1. In this piece of coursework I will be looking at how Tesco uses ICT ...

    This is the cheapest method of printing. Ink Jet printers are the most popular for home printing. The ink is stored in cartridges that can be expensive to buy so this is not the sort of printer that a company may use.

  2. using ICT to communicate

    In order to buy a mortgage you have to be 18+ and this brochure is aimed at people who are linked with mortgages, so the target age this brochure is aimed at is 18+ Purpose The purpose of this brochure is to show current/potential mortgage holders that abbey provide the best mortgage facilities.

  1. OCR GCSE Business & Communication Task 7 Report

    This may be attractive but can make the paper and my company look unprofessional and a waste of time or effort. If I am to acquire a successful range of audiences I would put my advert into one of England's more successful broadsheet, Daily Telegraph.

  2. ICT Systems in Everyday Life: Your Local Community

    CCTV refers to the use of television cameras for surveillance purposes. Unlike broadcast television, all devices are linked directly, usually by cables. CCTV systems allow management to view and record high risk areas to deter theft, control inventory, increase productivity and deter fraudulent insurance claims.

  1. special needs

    even though it is considerably difficult for her to work ideally as a perfectly individual would have. She doesn't show the pain and difficultness she may feel and her electronic wheelchair is the hardware that is the cause for her act.

  2. Investigation of Two Different Organisations' use of ICT

    They also use email to communicate with clients about related projects, such as to discussion over designs and structures of buildings and refurbishment ideas. Computers are also used to create letters for clients, such as cover letters given with issued design proposals and drawings, and memos for other staff that discuss important topics such as project briefs are also made.

  1. ICT Final Project (complete)

    feel that the overall user feedback is good, however does touch on some issues of missing features in the system. If required by the user I could solve the problems shown: Unprofessional interface To solve this problem it is possible to tweak the looks of the system without modifying the calculations of the spreadsheet.

  2. ICT Final Project (Complete)

    I also used validation on this worksheet. I added the amount of tickets sold by using the formula =SUM(E:H) and the total number of disabled tickets sold by using the formula =SUM(H:H). I then used validation to make sure the amount of tickets sold doesn't go over 400 and the amount of disabled tickets sold does not go over 60.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work