IGCSE Computer Science Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 133 - 134 of 164

Question 133

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List two disadvantages for the employees of Teleworking.

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Teleworking allows employees to work from home or at a local telework center one or more days per week using communication tools, for example phone, fax, modem, Internet teleconferencing, e-mail or IM, to perform work duties from a remote location.

Two disadvantages are:

i) Less Human Interaction: There is lesser or no substitute for face to face communication. A sense of isolation builds up over a period of time.

ii) Distraction: There can be several distractions like watching television or browsing through social media. One may opt to do some household work.

Question 134

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State two types of Hardwares required for electronic conferencing.

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Camera, Microphone and Speakers are the basic types of hardwares required for electronic conferencing.

Cameras are generally connected with USB ports for the purpose of electronic conferencing.

The use of microphones and speakers allow interaction and communication with each other during electronic conferencing at individual and group level.

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