Communication, Technology for Development
Communication, Technology for Development

Tags: Communication, Technology for Development, Business and Economics, Other Management Areas, Parveen Pannu

Communication, Technology for Development

The book so painstakingly authored vividly encompasses all aspects of communication and their effective uses. The book no doubt would prove immensely useful to learners, planners and practitioners of mass media for socio-economic development. Ram Saran Joshi, Director, Mass Media, Jaipur National University Former pro Vice Chancellor, Makhan Lal Chaturvedi University This book provides a comprehensive overview on the information communication technologies. A prominent feature of the book is that it includes numerous examples in usage of ICT4D. Asit Jolly Asian Age This book is a valuable addition to the body of knowledge on the link between ICTs and development. It is a must have for the students of mass communication and media practitioners! Raveen Thukral City Editor, The Tribune ICT4D endeavors to provide the link between ICTs and development, drawing on studies from various parts of India where ICTs have contributed to delivering development & examples from the world global in nature. Ashu Phakey COO Dainik Bhaskar (Bhaskar Group) The present book discusses how digital revolution can be used effectively for achieving development. The book highlights the range of communication technologies which are used to manage information and knowledge. It includes radio, television, telephone, cinema, computers, internet, satellite and wireless technology as communication technologies. Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) can be useful tools to support existing and new development activites. Spread over 29 chapters, the book combines the conceptual framework with practical guidance explaining the different ICTs and using the specialised knowledge for development. The book aims to highlight the role of ICTs to empower people with skills related to media, technology, journalism and an ability to make decisions regarding convergence of ICTs, enabling them to improve their living standards and quality of life. The book is meant to be extremely useful for the students of communication and extension, journalism, mass media, home science, social work, etc.
PART II: Living in an Information Society ICTs and Information Society Accessing ICTs Professional Communication and ICT 
PART III: ICTs for Development Development and Communication ICTs for Development Media Advocacy Campaign for Social Change and Development 
PART IV: Internet An ICT Internet Email World Wide Web (www) Chat, Blog and Twitter: The New Mantras of Communication Internet for Development 
PART V: Wireless Communication: The Future Beckons Satellite and Wireless Technology 
PART VI: e-newsletter: An ICT e-newsletter Online Journalism 
PART VII: Radio: An ICT Radio: Overview and Programming Community, Internet and Satellite Radios as ICTs 
PART VIII: Using Photography and Video as an ICT Using Still Images in Development Using Moving Images for Development 
PART IX: Television: An ICT Television Overview and Programming Crucial Role of Television in Development 
PART X: Cinema Cinema for Social Change Cinema for Appreciation 
PART XI: Mobile Telephony: Revolutionizing Communication Scenario Know the Mobile Telephone 
PART XII: Convergence of ICTs Convergence in Information Communication Technologies: 
An Emerging Phenomenon India's Communication Landscape 
PART XIII: Critique of Using ICTs for Development Critique of Using ICTs for Development 
  •  Focuses on theoretical knowledge and practical applications of the traditional and new communication technologies, along with the specialized knowledge for development. 
  • Spread in 29 chapters, the book contains all the major ICTs including internet, wireless communication, television, mobile telephony, radio and so on. 
  • Contains a focused section on convergence of ICTs. 
  • Provides comprehension exercises at the end of each chapter.


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