Based on the previous research, the computer has also disadvantages aside from the fact that it provides the students information’s and other features. In that research they conclude many students spent more time playing rather than researching and doing other academic works. This is result to computer addiction. From these students, huge percentage of them is male. This shows that male students are more prone to be affected by computer disadvantages. The research goal is to inform the students about what computer can really do to them, how can it affects them and what it is that affects them.
The researchers proved that the research made is really true and precise because they are also once addicted in using these so called computers (Justin Vista, Hienson Tan and Bryan Yaranon, 2009). Foreign Studies It is said in this article that computer nowadays has become an important household item. There are tools like spelling and grammar checker, thesaurus and dictionary installed in the computer that will be helpful for students in doing their assignments and researches.
Thus, it will takes less time to make written documents and there is no need to open up the dictionary book to look for the meaning of words.
Typing is much faster than writing on paper. If there is a need of reorganizing the sentence and paragraphs, one can cut and paste and make necessary changes. Thus, overall a computer allows the user to create documents, edit, and print and store them so that they can be retrieved later. Using computer, a user remain connected to the world through internet. The internet allows people from around the world to share knowledge, ideas, and experience in any field. Another application you can find in the internet is the email. This is a method of communication used globally and is provided with a system of creating, storing, and forwarding mails.
It may consist of text messages with attachments of audio and visual clips. The user can also download and upload files using the internet. There are also facilities like online chatting available in the internet. In addition, it can read current news, check weather conditions, conduct transactions, and learn about specific countries and their culture, seek jobs, buy products via internet. It is also said that computer nowadays, are widely used for education and training purposes. In schools, computer education has been made compulsory to spend awareness about computer.
That’s why computer become a learning tool for children. Computers are also used for training purposes. Many companies use them to train their staffs (Judy M Parr, Irene Fung, November 2000). Another article say that there are many benefits that computer can provide to a students. The following are the benefits computer provides: A. Students gain word processing skills when learning to write on the computer. B. Working on computers fosters collaboration between students and between student and teacher. C. Often leaders emerge who really enjoy computers and can help others. D. Computer time promotes problem solving skills.