CH24+Media+Ecology

CH24+Media+Ecology - way we stay in touch (an interesting...

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G201: Intro to Communication Theory Fall 2010 1 Marshall McLuhan Environment matters Invisible & overlooked Overdetermined Tribal Age Literacy Age Print Age Electronic Age Digital Age What does it mean when one's voice carries only as far as one's lungs project it?
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G201: Intro to Communication Theory Fall 2010 2 How are national decisions shaped when information can travel only as fast as a horse or boat? How does one compose a speech or teach students when nothing is written down? How has popular music changed since the rise of the video, MTV, the ipod? How have e-mail, text messaging, and the Internet changed the
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Unformatted text preview: way we stay in touch (an interesting metaphor in this context) with our friends and colleagues? How have cell phones, social networking sites, and other recent technological innovations blurred / changed the public and private spheres? Has the speed with which information now travels enhanced or damaged decision-making? Has television helped voters to make better choices? G201: Intro to Communication Theory Fall 2010 3 Has television turned the news into entertainment? Did the printing press change the course of Christianity? Should television, computers, or iPads play a role in the classroom?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/22/2011 for the course COMM G201 taught by Professor Rossing during the Fall '10 term at IUPUI.

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