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ANYETEI ANGELEYEBC 126- COMMUNICATION SKILLS
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NYARKOH CHRISTIANEBC 126- COMMUNICATION SKILLS
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Learning Outcomes: After going through this unit you should be able to explain basic concepts related to:
1. The advent of the information society
2. The Role of the Computer in Transforming Information Society
3. Positive Impacts of Technology on Society
4. Negative Impacts of Technology on Society
5. Requisite skills for the information society
What is ICT?
We have been hearing the acronym ICT from all sources of media and we can easily tell the meaning of ICT. But the question is
What is information and communication technology?
Although there is no single, universal definition of ICT, the term is generally accepted to mean all devices, networking components, applications and systems that combined allow people and organizations to interact in the digital world.
Information and Communication Technology or “ICT,” also includes products that store, process, transmit, convert, duplicate, or receive electronic information. In the past few decades, information and communication technologies have provided society with a vast array of new communication capabilities. For example, people can communicate in real-time with others in different countries using technologies such as instant messaging, voice over IP (VoIP), and video-conferencing. Social networking websites like Facebook allow users from all over the world to remain in contact and communicate on a regular basis.
Modern information and communication technologies have created a “global village,” in which people can communicate with others across the world as if they were living next door. For this reason, ICT is often studied in the context of how modern communication technologies affect society.
ICT in Education
Information and communication technologies are currently being used in education to assist students to learn more effectively by providing teachers with access to a wide range of new pedagogy. These technologies are also being used to enable teachers to do administrative tasks more efficiently.
THE INFORMATION SOCIETY
Before we talk about the Information Society let us talk about the society.
Examples of Societies/Economic eras:
Early humans were hunter-gatherers and lived in nomadic groups. An agrarian society, or agricultural society, is any community whose economy is based on producing and maintaining crops and farmland.
The Industrial Revolution, was the transition to new manufacturing processes in Europe and the United States, in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
The present age is known to be the information era. Another term which refers to this phenomenon is the so-called the third industrial revolution. People begin to realize the power and the importance of information and knowledge.
The Knowledge Age is a new, advanced form of capitalism in which knowledgeand ideas are the main source of economic growth (more important than land, labour, money, or other ‘tangible resources).
AGRICULTURAL ERA INDUSTRIAL ERA
An information society therefore, is a society where the creation, distribution, use, integration and manipulation of information is a significant economic, political, and cultural activity. The aim of the information society is to gain competitive advantage internationally, through using information technology (IT) in a creative and productive way.The technological vision of an information society puts emphasis on ICTs and their transformative powers i.e, technological innovation: new possibilities in transmission and storage of information.
INFORMATION SOCIETY AT PRESENT
Impact of the Information age on Society
Technology impacts the environment, people and the society as a whole. We will look at the Positive and negative impacts.
Positive Impacts of Technology on Society
Negative Impacts of Technology on Society
Increased Pollution : Pollution affects the land we grow crops on, the water we drink and the air we breathe. The increased demand for new technologies and advancement of technologies has resulted in many manufacturing and processing factories.
REQUISITE SKILLS FOR THE INFORMATION SOCIETY
Watch this piece on the need for ICT in education. thanks.
ASSIGNMENT : EBC 121 Unit one Assignment MARKS : 10 DURATION : 4 months, 4 weeks