THE IMPACT OF INTERNET IN OUR SOCIETY by Ishowo Malik Ayomide
By: ISHOWO, Malik
The internet has influenced, and is still influencing the way society communicates in many different ways. The rise of the internet has caused people to communicate differently in areas never dreamed of before the internet came into existence. Education has been revolutionized through the world of the “Information Super Highway”. Medicine has also seen reform as the internet improves research and communication. Individuals are starting businesses from scratch, while others are selling household items for extra cash. This internet “typhoon” sweeping the globe has become a way of life for many individuals all across the globe including here in Nigeria.
Education has seen a recent revolution in the way it operates and the way it does. The ease of use of the internet allowed for the young students to locate the information and materials with ease. The addition of images and several animations as well also enticed, foster the students and made it an enjoyable and intriguing experience that will never be forgotten in their memory. However, through the internet, topic that would be otherwise dull, tedious and boring to young students became an exciting adventure. The internet can make learning so much more exciting, interesting, engaging, and even alive.
However today the internet offers a vast amount of opportunity for many schools. More and more we can see the revolution of education happening. Also, the internet has changed the way students can learn and even their lifestyle modifications. In recent years, education has jumped from the classroom into online forums and chat rooms as well.
New systems, called Virtual Schools allows students who are unable to attend class in person, or aren’t offered the program in their area to take accredited courses online. Instead of a teacher lecturing the students, they rather make use of bulletin systems, called forums, to communicate with their students. Students are now given assignments, quizzes, and tests online in some advanced schools, even in Nigeria.
The Internet generally had moved around the world beyond our thinking. Even at the moment internet is the one used to get involved into online businesses as Forex trading, BTC, Monidex , Bismart and Co. Without the internet, this online businesses might not function at all or it should not even be in existence.
ISHOWO IS A STUDENT, LEARNER, POLITICAL AND MEDIA ENTHUSIAST AND A WRITER BASED IN ILORIN.