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Ch 3: E-Commerce & Technology

About This Chapter

The E-Commerce & Technology chapter of this E-Commerce: Help & Tutorials course is the simplest way to understand e-commerce and technology. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of e-commerce and technology.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering e-commerce and technology material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about e-commerce and technology. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the impact of technology on e-commerce
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about e-commerce (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about e-commerce and technology
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra e-commerce learning resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the E-Commerce & Technology chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the E-Commerce & Technology chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any e-commerce and technology question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in an e-commerce and technology unit of a standard e-commerce course. Topics covered include:

  • Information technology's impact on the economy
  • Internet communication and collaboration
  • Internet security
  • Consumer privacy & fraud

6 Lessons in Chapter 3: E-Commerce & Technology
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Information Technology: Impact on the Economy

1. Information Technology: Impact on the Economy

Information technology has impacted the economy in a number of ways. The most noticeable changes involve e-commerce, marketing tactics, facilitation of globalization, job insecurity, and job design. This lesson will explore a variety of concepts pertaining to the changing economy, including downsizing, outsourcing, the use of cookies, the benefits and costs of globalization, and the impact of e-commerce.

The Internet: IP Addresses, URLs, ISPs, DNS & ARPANET

2. The Internet: IP Addresses, URLs, ISPs, DNS & ARPANET

We'll cover the basics of the Internet, including its history and functioning. Key topics include IP addresses, TCP/IP communication protocol, DNS, URLs, and the transfer of information as packets through the Internet.

Internet Communication: Social Media, Email, Blog, & Chat

3. Internet Communication: Social Media, Email, Blog, & Chat

This lesson talks about how social media adds business value by building networks that enhance competitive advantage, enable the exchange of information, foster strong relationships and serve as a foundation of building professional and personal relationships irrespective of different geographical spaces and time zones.

Internet Collaboration: Second Life, VOIP, Video Conferencing, Virtual Reality & Telepresence

4. Internet Collaboration: Second Life, VOIP, Video Conferencing, Virtual Reality & Telepresence

Today, individuals and businesses are collaborating and interacting online from dispersed locations. Many technologies make it possible to communicate, learn, conduct business, and socialize with people from anywhere in the world. This lesson will discuss various Internet collaboration tools and virtual reality concepts.

What is Internet Security? - Privacy, Protection & Essentials

5. What is Internet Security? - Privacy, Protection & Essentials

The Internet provides a wealth of information and services, but also presents certain risks. Learn about the various security threats and way to make your online activities more secure and enjoyable.

Impact of e-Commerce and m-Commerce on Consumer Privacy and Fraud

6. Impact of e-Commerce and m-Commerce on Consumer Privacy and Fraud

There are a number of challenges in the world of e-commerce and m-commerce stemming from the ease of information exchange over the Internet. The issues discussed in this lesson include consumer privacy and fraud.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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