The presence of satellite communication has made it possible for the users to communicate in the most remote areas. The vast outbreak of technology has impacted the communities across the world. The effect of technology has been so massive that the behavior and identity of a community can be determined and is influenced by the communication technology in use. Communication and Community: The interdependence of proper communication and community development has been agreed by the modernist of the 19th and the 20th century. German theories suggest that proper communication is effective in community building as communication is helpful in suppressing and ignoring individuality to a large extent. Several theories were in proposition regarding community and communication. It was claimed that communication leads to community as communication is helpful in the creation of mutual recognition and promotes mutual respect among each other. Some liberals have the idea that the communication helps the individuals to express their own ideas and their expression of ideas gives rise to competition and differentiation, which leads to the effective growth of community. The theories suggested by optimists and pessimists vary in respect of community and communication. However similar ideas were shared which included the importance of communication on community and that both are necessary for the overall growth. The pessimist held the idea that mass communication as a false mode of communication and culture. Whereas the optimist believed that the mass communication is highly important in the integration of huge number of people to form communities. They propagated the idea that interpersonal communication and the formation of social organization will not be sufficient enough to have diversified ideas and will not result in creation of a great community. It has been highlighted that the behavior of community is associated with communication. In order to increase the tie in a community it is important to get involved in more participation.1 The technologies of communication in the recent years aim to serve various communities in their own unique ways. The popular modes of communication technology involve the global use of internet and its associated technologies, Satellite television, newspaper, Radio broadcast. The use of technology for communication has been differentiated in the developed and the developing nations. The improvement of information and technology communication has affected the socio economic aspects both in a good and bad manner. The benefit of the ICT network has been significant in providing of essential service to the people. The effect of technology in communication has been significant in strengthening the community and increasing the community capacity. The increased access to communication enhances the ability of a community to communicate with business and other administrative units. The participation of a greater number of people in the community development program and in their governance also increases. The wide use of the internet helps in the transformation of the social capital and involves a considerable mass to be in contact with each other. The local group base solidarity is eliminated to a large extent by the spatial
How does the technology of Communication influence the nature and identity of community? In the modern era mankind has become too much dependent on the use of technology. Technology up gradation has happened almost in all the sectors. The wide uses of technology have facilitated the human beings to a large extent and almost every minute works of daily life can be achieved with the help of technology…
All of us live among people and it is naturally that our identities are influenced by other members of society. There is a certain process of ‘identity negotiation’. This process implies that through personal experience a person learns different social roles.
There have been many studies about personal identity. For example, there has been research on the relationship of personal identity and abortion (Heathwood 2011) and personal identity as it related to utilitarianism. However, that of most note is the sociological perspective on personal identity.
Introduction Individualism is defined as a working culture where people work and prioritise their individual tasks more than that of team effort. It can also be termed as individualist working culture where people tend to achieve their personal goals with more efficiency over their in-group goals.
What is the significance of new communication technologies for contemporary community or youth work?
The new technology has remained the most significant influence upon the society, and the youths in particular. The role played by modern and new technology is gradually changing, and as a result many researchers and interested parties have recognised that technology is at the core of the heart of the social order (Chandler 2).
Attempting to control selling costs while maintaining the personal touch, sellers are embracing technology-mediated sales communication tools such as videoconferencing systems, cellular phones, web sites, and electronic data interchange (EDI) systems, as McDonald and Kirk (McDonald et al.
This has been outlined by Huitt (2000) when he said, "many researchers are now begging to acknowledge that the factors that energise behaviour are likely different from the factors that provide for its persistence." Motivation can be studied through the definition of learning as set forth by Lave (1996) According to Lave, "Learning became one focus of our work, even where unintended, partly because of our concern with everyday activity as social and historical process and with the improvisational, future-creating character of mundane practice; partly, also, because those of us whose research has touched on educational questions have come to insist on denaturalising the social processes that
On the other hand, communication can have many aspects and refer to a general influence by specific published material (media) or to active involvement in a two-or more-sides communication channel (like the chat rooms in Internet). In any case, communication should be
outlined by Huitt (2000) when he said, “many researchers are now begging to acknowledge that the factors that energise behaviour are likely different from the factors that provide for its persistence.” Motivation can be studied through the definition of learning as set forth
Since then, social media networking has taken over our lives with an incredible pace. The notion of modern communication roots back to the invention of the telegraph and television, yet the extreme impact which this modern