How can information Technology assist an individual in his or her social, educational, and professional future? Perhaps we should start by asking, what is Information Technology. It is defined as the study, design, development, application, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems. Basically it is an extension, rather, of how People communicate with each other by using this wonderful tool that is the internet. Like asked in the prompt, it can have a positive impact in their future in many aspects including the social, educational, and professional aspects of people’s lives.
One aspect it can assist people on would be the social aspect of their lives. 30 years ago, people had a limited range of people to meet due to the fact that people did not move that much. They had to stick to the people in their local geographical location; of course, unless they had the money to travel therefore they had a wider social circle. Thanks to the internet, with just a click of a button people can communicate all over the world with whomever they want. By knowing a wide array of people it shows and individual is well connected because of the six degrees of separation. This means that everybody knows somebody that knows somebody that knows somebody important that might positively impact whatever goal you might have.
In the educational aspect of the game that is life, because that is what it is, a game, it assists immensely. It is almost a tool used for cheating. Before the internet, there were libraries. One had to go the library and find the right book to study for an important test. It was a long and arduous process that took hours to achieve. Using an informative technological tool, such as, the internet, all an individual has to do is click and type away and has access to all kinds of data at his or her fingertips. The accelerated rate in which an individual has access to more information provides for more people with a higher intellectual capability thus, letting and individual advance further in their schooling.
Another aspect it affects in a positive manner would be the last aspect of today, which is the professional aspect of life. Information Technology helps for a variety of reasons. Not only is the internet an information tool but the computer itself is an information tool. As an employee, an individual is expected to know the basics of computer sciences in order to have the capability...