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History of Communication

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The process of communication has gradually evolved from archaic cave paintings to new-age communication gizmos that perpetually change over the course of time.
 
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A friendly handshake, a gracious smile or even a warm hug. Body language is communication through simple body gestures.

 
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Little is known about the lives of early human beings. What we do know has been gathered through the study of ancient caves.
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Evolution of systems and movement of dialogue

Evolution of systems and movement of dialogue | History of language and writing | Scoop.it
Inspired by the development pattern of dialogue Isaacs presents in his Dialogue and the Art of Thinking Together, I started wondering what kind of picture could describe the process. Here's what I ...

 

 
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The Art of Dialogue

The Art of Dialogue | History of language and writing | Scoop.it
What's the secret of good informal conversation?

 

 
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Say what you think, not what you think your organization wants you to say :)

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The Newsroom 3.0's curator insight, November 20, 2013 4:06 AM

What is the key skills to build specific skills and to appreciate the stages of a good conversation? Realize the "architecture of the invisible" with Bill Isaacs

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Follow the Leader: The Power of Imitating Children with Autism

Follow the Leader: The Power of Imitating Children with Autism | History of language and writing | Scoop.it
If you have a child with autism spectrum disorder, you may find it difficult to join in with him when he’s playing, or to catch his attention when you want to show him something.
 
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Imitating your child involves letting go of the lead, which means not telling your child what to do or trying to get him to do something else. Your child is the leader in this copycat game.

 
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Is this how Eve spoke? Every human language evolved from 'single prehistoric African mother tongue'

Is this how Eve spoke? Every human language evolved from 'single prehistoric African mother tongue' | History of language and writing | Scoop.it
The findings don't just pinpoint the origin of language to Africa - they also show that speech evolved at least 100,000 years ago, far earlier than previously thought.
 
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There is now compelling evidence that the first modern humans evolved in Africa around 200,000 to 150,000 years ago.

  
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PREHISTORIC DACIA by Nicolae Densusianu

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PREHISTORIC DACIA  by  Nicolae Densusianu

 

 
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SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

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The Origin of Language and Communication

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Nobody knows exactly how many languages there are in the world, partly because of the difficulty of distinguishing between a language and a sub-language (or dialects within it).

 
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Agora

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The word Agora (pronounced 'Ah-go-RAH’) is Greek for 'open place of assembly’ and, early in the history of Greece, designated the area in the city where free-born citizens could gather(...)
 
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It was in the Agora of Athens that the great philosopher Socrates questioned the market-goers on their understanding of the meaning of life, attracting a crowd of Athenian youth who enjoyed seeing the more pretentious of their elders made fools of

 
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GKAnanthram's curator insight, February 14, 2013 12:42 AM
Trading Communities !!
This system of Gathering is in vogue all over the World in one form or the other;may be weekly Shandis/Daily markets/high Style Multi Chains ! Evolution in varied styles !
Kristine Rapisura's curator insight, January 18, 2014 1:26 AM

This place used to be where many of the announcements took place. It's interesting to know that one of our main stages on campus is called Agora Stage right in the center of the school. 

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What is writing?

Presents and discusses different ways of defining writing and writing systems, and some of the strengths and weaknesses of these definitions
 
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Writing systems are both functional, providing a visual way to represent language, and also symbolic,

 
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History of Communication

History of Communication | History of language and writing | Scoop.it
The process of communication has gradually evolved from archaic cave paintings to new-age communication gizmos that perpetually change over the course of time.
 
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A friendly handshake, a gracious smile or even a warm hug. Body language is communication through simple body gestures.

 
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Dacian Lead Tablets

Dacian Lead Tablets | History of language and writing | Scoop.it

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67 Not Out: The First Language Ever Spoken On Earth

67 Not Out: The First Language Ever Spoken On Earth | History of language and writing | Scoop.it

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Nowadays scientists would probably say that language first started about 40,000 years ago - but with no written proof, it's still a mystery.

 

 
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What were the first languages spoken and or written?

What were the first languages spoken and or written? | History of language and writing | Scoop.it
Askville Question: What were the first languages spoken and or written? : Languages
 
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The history of the written word.

The history of the written word. | History of language and writing | Scoop.it
The emergence of writing

 

 
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Archaeology shows us a clear evolution from pictograms to cuneform from excavations of Uruk in Mesopotamia where the earliest cunefom are simply pictograms rotated through 90 degrees, formed of wedge shapes marks pressed into soft clay.

 
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