Communication Making Civilization Possible
Communication <ul><li>Modern communications technologies </li></ul>
Oral Symbolic  Communication <ul><li>Vocal patterns are symbols with meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Sender and receiver agree t...
Theatre <ul><li>Live scripted dramatic, comic, tragic stories told and acted out before a large audience </li></ul>
Written   Communication <ul><li>Stone tablets </li></ul><ul><li>Parchment </li></ul><ul><li>Built in the fourth century BC...
Printing   Press <ul><li>Gutenberg's printing press made the following possible:  </li></ul><ul><li>the masses could becom...
Town   Crier <ul><li>Public news and announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Current public issues </li></ul>
The   Post <ul><li>Personal messaging </li></ul><ul><li>Pony express on a dependable and routine schedule </li></ul>
Newspapers <ul><li>‘ Man bites dog’ </li></ul><ul><li>All the news that is the news in one place at low cost and easily ac...
Telegraph <ul><li>Immediate long distance messaging </li></ul><ul><li>Often following railroads </li></ul><ul><li>City to ...
Telephone <ul><li>1889 Alexander Graham Bell tests and patents the two way voice telephone </li></ul><ul><li>Using twisted...
Radio <ul><li>1921 introduces the first one-to-many long distance broadcast communication </li></ul><ul><li>Over the “air ...
Movies <ul><li>1900 Motion pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Visual story-telling, theatre, drama… </li></ul>
Television <ul><li>Live sound and visuals, graphics, action </li></ul>
Teletype   and   Facsimile <ul><li>Long distance point to point print text messaging </li></ul>
World   Wide   Web <ul><li>Many-to-many </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Communication Making Civilization Possible
  2. 2. Communication <ul><li>Modern communications technologies </li></ul>
  3. 3. Oral Symbolic Communication <ul><li>Vocal patterns are symbols with meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Sender and receiver agree that a sound refers to something in particular </li></ul>
  4. 4. Theatre <ul><li>Live scripted dramatic, comic, tragic stories told and acted out before a large audience </li></ul>
  5. 5. Written Communication <ul><li>Stone tablets </li></ul><ul><li>Parchment </li></ul><ul><li>Built in the fourth century BC, the original library at Alexandria, Egypt, housed the largest collection of books the world had ever seen </li></ul><ul><li>Over 500,000 manuscripts on papyrus were fully catalogued and shelved alphabetically by author </li></ul><ul><li>Many intellectual elites of ancient times took up residence there </li></ul><ul><li>It stood for at least 300 years </li></ul>
  6. 6. Printing Press <ul><li>Gutenberg's printing press made the following possible:  </li></ul><ul><li>the masses could become literate </li></ul><ul><li>people could read their own Bibles and Holy books directly without a &quot;broker&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>scientists could share ideas widely and speak directly to subsequent generations of student scientists </li></ul><ul><li>public education </li></ul><ul><li>accessible public libraries </li></ul><ul><li>newspapers and specialized magazines </li></ul><ul><li>the Protestant Reformation </li></ul><ul><li>the Renaissance </li></ul><ul><li>the Enlightenment </li></ul><ul><li>informed modern democracy </li></ul>
  7. 7. Town Crier <ul><li>Public news and announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Current public issues </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Post <ul><li>Personal messaging </li></ul><ul><li>Pony express on a dependable and routine schedule </li></ul>
  9. 9. Newspapers <ul><li>‘ Man bites dog’ </li></ul><ul><li>All the news that is the news in one place at low cost and easily accessible </li></ul><ul><li>Good for all who can read </li></ul>
  10. 10. Telegraph <ul><li>Immediate long distance messaging </li></ul><ul><li>Often following railroads </li></ul><ul><li>City to city to town by copper wire at first, then by wireless radio signal (1903) </li></ul><ul><li>Carrying personal, business, government and public messages </li></ul>
  11. 11. Telephone <ul><li>1889 Alexander Graham Bell tests and patents the two way voice telephone </li></ul><ul><li>Using twisted pair copper wires and a switch board </li></ul>
  12. 12. Radio <ul><li>1921 introduces the first one-to-many long distance broadcast communication </li></ul><ul><li>Over the “air waves” </li></ul><ul><li>Carries voice, music and commercial advertising </li></ul>
  13. 13. Movies <ul><li>1900 Motion pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Visual story-telling, theatre, drama… </li></ul>
  14. 14. Television <ul><li>Live sound and visuals, graphics, action </li></ul>
  15. 15. Teletype and Facsimile <ul><li>Long distance point to point print text messaging </li></ul>
  16. 16. World Wide Web <ul><li>Many-to-many </li></ul>

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