Communication Software: Purpose & Examples


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Which of the following is NOT a synchronous communication medium?

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1. Of the following, what is a key function of communication software?

2. Video chat is considered a(n) _____ communication method.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge what you know about the types of communication software. Topics you'll need to address include computer interfaces and terminal emulator software.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these study tools to:

  • Analyze instant messaging
  • Define FTP
  • Understand the address of a typical FTP site

Skills Practiced

Accomplish the following goals with this quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on types of communication software
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about FTP in a different light
  • Interpreting information - access the knowledge you've gained regarding instant messaging

Additional Learning

If you want more information about the types of communication software, then you could greatly benefit from this lesson entitled Communication Software: Terminal Emulator, Chat & FTP. It will cover the following study objectives:

  • Understand the uses of computer software
  • Be able to identify and explain a text-based user interface
  • Know what is a mainframe computer
  • Recognize what online chat is used for
  • Explain why or how FTP is used