Chapter 1 Essay

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Chapter 1
THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND
Introduction
Technology plays an important role in society nowadays; technology serves as a communication tool. The alternative way to the society in terms of communicating is the internet. Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite to serve billions of users worldwide. Internet carries an extensive range of information resources and services, such as the inter-linked hypertext documents of the World Wide Web (WWW) and the infrastructure to support email. W3C or World Wide Web Consortium is an international community that develops open standards to ensure the long-term growth of the ...view middle of the document...

Professors of PnC do everything from creating chat rooms, forums and groups to extend classroom discussion to posting assignments, tests and quizzes, and assisting with homework outside of the classroom for their students. The researchers decided to create a “Social Networking Site for PnC” to help the professors and students. Professors can teach their students by means of this site, they can post announcements which students can easily find.
The researchers, developed the PnC Tambayan, focused more on how the social network will have a huge impact not just for fun but also in terms of communication between professors and students or vice versa. This site is available to PnC students, professors, alumni and administrators. It serves as communication tool and a site for sharing of files between students and professors or vice versa.
Statement of the Problem
The main objective of the study is to design and develop PnC Tambayan that will provide a social networking site to the students, alumni and professors.

1. What are the current practices in existing SNS in terms of:
a. sharing of files;
b. communication between students to professors or vice versa;
b. dissemination of information;
c. filtering and exclusivity of social networking;
d. security of information; and
e. games?

2. What are the problems encountered in the current practices in existing SNS in terms of:
a. sharing of files;
b. communication between students to professors or vice versa;
c. dissemination of information;
d. filtering and exclusivity of social networking;
e. security of information;
f. games?

3. How would the software be design and develop in such a way that it would provide:
a. sharing of files;
b. communication between students and professors or vice versa;
c. dissemination of information;
d. exclusive social network for PnC;
e. secure user information;
f. games?

4. What are the levels of acceptability of the users to the proposed PnC Tambayan in terms of:
a) efficiency;
b) reliability;
c) accuracy;
d) user-friendliness; and
e) security?

5. What are the respective assessments of the IT Experts on the proposed PnC Tambayan with regards to:
a. efficiency;
b. reliability;
c. accuracy;
d. user-friendliness; and
e. security?
Conceptual Framework
Conceptual Framework is a tool researchers use to guide their inquiry; it is a set of ideas used to structure the research, a sort of map that may include the research question, the literature review, methods and data analysis. Researchers used a conceptual framework to guide their data collection and analysis.
The SNS designed and developed to allow professors and student to share their information and knowledge with each other, also for communicating between students to their professors or vice versa. Social Network also allows students to...

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