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ERIC Number: ED217513
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 357
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-930242-16-5
Communications and the Future: Prospects, Promises, and Problems.
Didsbury, Howard F., Jr., Ed.
The 45 papers that comprise this book view the current telecommunications revolution and its developments and effects from a wide range of perspectives. Specific topics discussed in the papers include the following: (1) the future of literature; (2) Brazil and the information societies of the next century; (3) the future of language; (4) instructional technology in the future; (5) noncommunication in the future; (6) the future of global satellite communications; (7) global talk and the world of telecomputerenergetics; (8) Japan as an information society in the 1980s; (9) videotex; (10) synthesized speech; (11) the next generation of telecommunications; (12) using video in rural development; (13) public libraries in the future; (14) the telecommunications role of local governments; (15) telecommunications alternatives to transportation; (16) politics and the new media; (17) communications systems, technology, and culture; (18) microcomputers; (19) the decay of purposive communication; (20) problems and possibilities of future communications; and (21) television and the pseudo-oral tradition in America's future. (FL)
World Future Society, 4916 St. Elmo Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814-5089 ($14.50 paper).
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Future Society, Bethesda, MD.