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Communication and Cyberspace
  • Authored by: Robert Plotkin
  • From the Series: Computers, Internet, and Society
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  • ISBN-10: 1438138334
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-3833-6
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 04/01/2012
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  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up

Summary

The telegraph fundamentally changed the way communication happened, since the telegraph was the first time data was sent electrically over a wire. For many, computers have overtaken various methods of conversation as a means of communication. Communication and Cyberspace traces the history of communication technology and explores the many ways in which computers and the Internet are now being used to facilitate communication. Covering the history of communication technology, this new, full-color resource examines how staying in touch with friends and family has gotten easier with the invention of newer technological advancements and how some of these advancements have even accommodated people with disabilities.

Chapters include:

  • History of Electronic Communication: From Morse Code to Talking Through Your Computer
  • Personal Communication: Staying in Touch with Friends and Family
  • Business Communication: Beyond Interoffice Mail
  • Education: the Modern Classroom
  • Publishing and Journalism: the Printing Press Goes Online
  • Accessibility: Accommodating People with Disabilities
  • Freedom of Speech: Is There Anything You Cannot Say?
  • From One-to-One to Many-to-Many: the Wide Reach of Computer Communication.

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