The present book discusses how digital revolution can be used effectively for development. Every sector is involved - governments, academia, small and large businesses, large corporations, inter-governmental organizations, and non-profits and non-governmental organizations. ICTs can be a useful tool to support existing and new development activities. The book highlights the range of electronic technologies and techniques which are used to manage information and knowledge; it includes the 'old ICTs' of raido, television and telephone, and the 'new ICTs' of computers, satellite and wireless technology and the internet. Spread in twenty-five chapters the book combines conceptual framework with practical guidance explaining the different ICTs. It focuses on disseminating the theoretical and the practical knowledge about the old and new ICTs and using the specialized 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.
Publisher: I K International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd
Number of pages: 296
Dimensions: 240 x 160 mm
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