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"... that the way in which we communicate changes with the progress made in technology; looking at the different forms of communication technology throughout the ages, and their impact on society, particularly as we head further into the digital age.
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Encyclopedia Britannica [via epic]

Encyclopedia Britannica [via epic] | Communication and technology | Scoop.it

1. Log in to 'epic' using the school username and password. See your teacher, Ms. Hill or the Study Zone wall for the password if you aren't sure what it is.

 

2. Click on Britannica Online School Edition PreK - 12 (halfway down the right hand column under the heading 'What is available?')

 

3. Click on the 'Workspace' tab just under the heading

 

4. Click on the 'shared workspace' tab. Enter the username 'yearsix' (see Ms. Hill or your teacher if you are having trouble). This will give you a list of topics I have already chosen for you about communication.

 

Choose from the following topics:

 

* Visual and Graphic Communication

* Communication Media

* Writing

* Printing

* Electric Media

* Broadcast Media

* Digital Communication

* Communication technology

* Why we communicate

* How we communicate

* History of communication

 

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World Book Online

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Use World Book Online to help you with your research.

 

1. Login in to World Book Online [see your teacher, Ms Hill or the Study Zone wall for the password. :)]

 

2. Click on 'World Book Student'

 

3. Under Research Tools, click 'My research' [see the picture above - the 'My research' link is the third one on the list]

 

4. Type Username 'year 6' and password 'year6'

 

You will find a list of pre-selected information articles on:

 

* Computers

* Cellular telephones

* Postal services

* Radio

* Cables

* Communication 

* Electronics

* Telegraph

* Wiretapping

* Computer networks

* Television

* Wireless communication

* Telephone

* Globalisation

* Codes and ciphers

* Instant messaging

* Sony corporation

* Digital technology

* History of technology

* The Gutenberg Press

 

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HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: History of Communications - Through the ages and into the next century...

HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: History of Communications - Through the ages and into the next century... | Communication and technology | Scoop.it

Communication is the ability to share information.
We need communication ...

 

* Timeline
* Early Communication
* Printing Press
* Telegraph

* Telephone

 *Radio

* Television

* Computers

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HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: Welcome to 'Reaching Out: The Evolution Of Communication'

HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: Welcome to 'Reaching Out: The Evolution Of Communication' | Communication and technology | Scoop.it

The timeline in this site is fantastic. Be patient while it loads. Ms. Hill :)

 

Reaching Out: The Evolution Of Communication -- Everything about communication you'll find in this online source!! An ThinkQuest entry made by students.

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Cave Drawings

Cave Drawings | Communication and technology | Scoop.it

Have you ever heard of cavemen? What about the Ice Age? The Ice Age happened around 30,000 years ago. Have you heard of cave paintings or cave drawings? Well if you haven't, now is your time to learn!

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HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: British Museum - A brief history of writing

HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: British Museum - A brief history of writing | Communication and technology | Scoop.it
A brief history of writing...

 

This is a very entertaining video that gives you lots of information about early communication.

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HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: A Brief History of Writing Instuments - Ink and Letters

HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: A Brief History of Writing Instuments - Ink and Letters | Communication and technology | Scoop.it
From prehistoric cave paintings to the quill pen - read about the developent of paper and ink and early reed and quill pens - Learn how to prepare a quill pen.
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HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: History of Communication

HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: History of Communication | Communication and technology | Scoop.it

Communication is a process that started perhaps even before we knew how to write or spell the word "communication". Communication is perhaps dated back to the advent of life itself. What evolved from simple body language or ancient pictorial messages carved on rocks metamorphosed into rather evolved channels of communication like the telephone, television and of course the world wide web that brought the world as close as it could get!

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CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: How the Web works: Explain that Stuff!

CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: How the Web works: Explain that Stuff! | Communication and technology | Scoop.it
An easy-to-understand explanation of the Web and how it's different from the Internet. Covers clients, browsers, servers, HTTP, HTML, and URLs.
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CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: How telephones work - a simple introduction and history - Explain that Stuff!

CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: How telephones work - a simple introduction and history - Explain that Stuff! | Communication and technology | Scoop.it
An easy-to-understand introduction to how telephones and telephone exchanges work, with photos showing what's inside a typical phone!
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CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: How radio works and how digital radio works: A simple introduction - Explain that Stuff!

CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: How radio works and how digital radio works: A simple introduction - Explain that Stuff! | Communication and technology | Scoop.it
An easy-to-follow introduction to modern digital radios and how they differ from traditional AM and FM (analog/analogue) radios.
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CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: How the Internet works: A simple introduction from Explain that Stuff!

CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: How the Internet works: A simple introduction from Explain that Stuff! | Communication and technology | Scoop.it
An easy-to-understand introduction to how the Internet works. Includes a simple explanation of circuit switching and packet switching.
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CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: How fax machines work: Explain that Stuff!

CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: How fax machines work: Explain that Stuff! | Communication and technology | Scoop.it
An easy-to-understand explanation of how fax machines can send pictures and documents down ordinary telephone lines.
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COMMUNICATION: A World Of Communication

COMMUNICATION: A World Of Communication | Communication and technology | Scoop.it

Click on SITE MAP to find what you need on this site. Ms. Hill :)

 

This Site Describes Thoroughly All Exising And Future Types Of Communication.

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HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: Kids Zone - History Page

HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: Kids Zone - History Page | Communication and technology | Scoop.it

Discovering the History: Kids Zone...

 

* Answerphone

* Cables

* Cellphones

* TV/Colour TV/Satellite TV

* Internet

* Pagers

* Radio

* Telephone

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HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: Tales From Te Papa, Series 2010, Episode 45, Letter No 1.

HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: Tales From Te Papa, Series 2010, Episode 45, Letter No 1. | Communication and technology | Scoop.it
Thanks to email, it's super-quick to contact people on the other side of the world. But NZ's very first letter took 6 months to arrive from England. Simon goes postal with our original letter and stamps.
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HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: Typewriters

HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: Typewriters | Communication and technology | Scoop.it
Before there were computers, typewriters ruled the office. Learn the history of typewriters and the qwerty keyboard.
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HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: How does a printing press work? - Explain that Stuff

HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: How does a printing press work? - Explain that Stuff | Communication and technology | Scoop.it
An easy-to-understand introduction to printing, with explanations of rotary, gravure, and offset, and including black-and-white, halftone, and color.
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HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: How typewriters work: A simple introduction from Explain that Stuff!

HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION: How typewriters work: A simple introduction from Explain that Stuff! | Communication and technology | Scoop.it
An easy-to-understand explanation of mechanical, electrical, and electronic typewriters, and the famous QWERTY keyboard layout.
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CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: How does wireless Internet work? A simple introduction and overview from Explain that Stuff!

CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: How does wireless Internet work? A simple introduction and overview from Explain that Stuff! | Communication and technology | Scoop.it
An easy-to-understand introduction to using wireless Internet, including Wi-Fi, WAP, i-mode, 802.11, and all the rest!
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CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: How satellites work: Explain that Stuff!

CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: How satellites work: Explain that Stuff! | Communication and technology | Scoop.it
An easy-to-understand look at how space satellites work, including the different orbits they follow through the sky.
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CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: How walkie-talkies work - A simple introduction - Explain That Stuff!

CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: How walkie-talkies work - A simple introduction - Explain That Stuff! | Communication and technology | Scoop.it
An easy-to-understand introduction to walkie-talkies and two-way radios. What do they do and how do they work?
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CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: How photocopiers work: A simple introduction from Explain that Stuff!

CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: How photocopiers work: A simple introduction from Explain that Stuff! | Communication and technology | Scoop.it
An easy-to-understand explanation of how photocopiers work, with a simple how-it-works diagram.
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CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: BBC NEWS | Technology | Deaf-blind communication goes portable

CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: BBC NEWS | Technology | Deaf-blind communication goes portable | Communication and technology | Scoop.it

CURRENT TECHNOLOGY: A new device now allow deaf-blind people to have face to face telephone and text conversations...

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Click the NEXT link at the bottom of the page ...

Click the NEXT link at the bottom of the page ... | Communication and technology | Scoop.it

for more CURRENT TECHNOLOGY and FUTURE TECHNOLOGY information.

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