Modern communication technology




    Modern communication technology

    Communication technology is concerned with the use of computers to store, study, retrieve, transmit, and process information, and it often interferes in the context of business or other fields, in addition to that it is a subset of information and communication technology. In 2012, Zobo suggested creating a hierarchy To indicate ICTs so that each hierarchical level has a certain degree of commonalities that are linked to technologies that facilitate the electronic transmission of data. [1]

    The stages of developing communication technology

    The process of developing communication technology has gone through several stages: [1]
    • Pre-Mechanic (3000 BC - 1450 AD).
    • The Mechanic (1450-1840).
    • Electromechanical (1840-1940).
    • The Electronic (1940- to present).

    The importance of communication technology

    The importance of communication technology, knowledge and capacity building in the field of sustainable development is beginning to appear through rural economies, where profound changes are occurring in the vectors of information facing the rural population through the provision of reasonable prices, as it improves the livelihoods of many people, as well as the interest of the United Nations Development Program In mainstreaming information and communications technology in the field of sustainable development, and it was also included in the Millennium Development Goals, it is worth noting that its importance appears in the fact that it is important information channels that adopt knowledge strategies, in addition to that it is useful in transferring information, and New remote services in order to deliver better information to the consumer. [2]

    The role of communication technology in education

    Modern means of communication contribute to providing education for all, and the provision of good teaching, skills development and the efficiency of the Department of Education, and therefore concerned with UNESCO to strengthen the role of information technology in education, focused technology sector communication on the joint work of the three sectors, namely: communications, information, education, science, [3 ] The UNESCO Global Network provides offices, institutes, and partners with Member States with the resources needed to put ICT in education policies, strategies and activities. It is noteworthy that the UNESCO Institute for Information Technology specializes in the field of education Y from Moscow is headquartered in the exchange of information, research and training on integrating information and communication technology in education, while the UNESCO office in Bangkok is heavily involved in information and communications technology for education in Asia and the Pacific. [4]

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