New technology in mass communication allows for the quick dissemination of information on everything from health and disease prevention to community and political issues. This is changing the way we receive information and providing new opportunities to interact with our communities and the world. In this Discussion, you will examine the changing flow of communication.The Effects of Technology in the Workplace

To prepare for this Discussion:

  • Review the articles assigned this week.
  • Identify the change in communication technology that has most altered the way you communicate.
  • Consider how these changes influence the ways in which you disseminate and receive information.
  • Determine how this technological change affects the workplace.

With these thoughts in mind:

For this Discussion, choose one thread from the choices listed this week. Each thread is limited to a maximum number of students based on class size. A thread will close if the limit is reached. If a thread is closed to new posters, select from the open threads. You will post both your initial post and your response post in the same thread.

Thread 1: Mobile Devices

  • Post by Day 3 a 2- to 3-paragraph assessment of how mobile devices influence or could alter the flow and nature of communication in your workplace. Refer to 2 specific examples from your course reading and record in your assignment information about each source, including author, year, page number, and publication title.

Thread 2: The Internet

  • Post by Day 3 a 2- to 3-paragraph assessment of how the influence of the Internet could alter the flow and nature of communication in your workplace. Refer to 2 specific examples from your course reading and record in your assignment information about each source, including author, year, page number, and publication title.

Thread 3: Wireless Technology

  • Post by Day 3 a 2- to 3-paragraph assessment of how wireless technology can influence or alter the flow and nature of communication in your workplace. Refer to 2 specific examples from your course reading and record in your assignment information about each source, including author, year, page number, and publication title.

Thread 4: Social Media Brand Marketing

  • Post by Day 3 a 2- to 3-paragraph assessment of how social media brand marketing (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, YouTube) can influence or alter the flow and nature of communication in your workplace. Refer to 2 specific examples from your course reading and record in your assignment information about each source, including author, year, page number, and publication title.

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FINAL PROJECT AT THE BOTTOM I ATTACHED MY POWER POINT  THAT WAS DONE IN WK 3

NEXT ATTACHMENT IS MY GRADED ASSIGNMENT THAT SHE SAY NEED TO BE TWEETED

NEXT ATTACHEMENT IS HER EXAMPLE OF ANOTHER STUDENT SHE POSTED………………………..

lASTLY, i KNOW YOU POSTED 4 REFERENCES IN WEEK 3 NOW THAT WE IN WEEK 5 YOU NEED TO ADD 4 MORE REFERENCES IT SHOULD BE A TOTAL OF 8 REFERENCES…..

Final Project: Submission

The Final Project that was assigned in Week 1 is due by Day 7 of this week. Please be sure your Project meets the specified criteria before submitting it.

Special note: You will also be submitting a copy of your Final Project to Doc Sharing by Day 7. If you have created a website, provide a link to your website in Doc Sharing by Day 7. This is because you will each review the projects of two of your classmates for next week’s Discussion.

Final Project Submission. This week, you will build upon what you have already submitted by refining and adding to it. For the final submission, you will revisit slide 5 and add slides 6 and 7 to conclude your Final Project submission

  • Based on feedback that you received from your Final Project Milestone submission, revise the slides/web pages you have submitted. Then, follow the instructions here for the remaining slides/web pages.
  • Slide/web page 5: In Week 3, you identified five important people who helped in the development or growth of your chosen medium during its evolution. This week, analyze the contributions of these people to the history of the medium and add that information to the slide.
  • Slide/web page 6: Make a summary statement about the effect of mass communication on peopletoday based on the information collected for slides/web pages 1–5. Add a short bulleted list that highlights three predictions about where mass communication could lead people in the future.
  • Slide/web page 7: Provide a total of 8 sources for your project. For all sources, record where you found information about them. Include all relevant information about the source (author; date of publication; the book, article, or website; etc.).

RESOURCES………………………………………………………………………………………

  • Articles
    • Berns, M., & Hommes, D. (2013). eHealth for IBD: First steps in the transformation to value-based healthcare deliveryInflammatory Bowel Disease Monitor, 13(3), 100–107.eHealth for IBD: First steps in the transformation to value-based healthcare delivery by Berns, M., & Hommes, D., in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Monitor. Copyright 2013 by Remedica Medical Education and Publishing, LTD.. Reprinted by permission of Remedica Medical Education and Publishing, LTD. via the Copyright Clearance Center.
    • Papasolomou, I., & Melanthiou, Y. (2012). Social media: Marketing public relations’ new best friendJournal of Promotion Management18(3), 319–328. doi:10.1080/10496491.2012.696458Social media: Marketing public relations’ new best friend by Papasolomou, I., & Melanthiou, Y. , in Journal of Promotion Management, Vol. 18, Issue 3. Copyright 2012 by Taylor and Francis Informa UK LTD. Reprinted by permission of Taylor and Francis Informa UK LTD via the Copyright Clearance Center.
    • Gillis, A., Luthin, K., Parette, H. P., & Blum, C. (2012). Using VoiceThread to create meaningful receptive and expressive learning activities for young childrenEarly Childhood Education Journal40(4), 203–211. doi:10.1007/s10643-012-0521-1Using Voice Thread to create meaningful receptive and expressive learning activities for young children by Gillis, A., Luthin, K., Parette, H., & Blum, C., in Early Childhood Education Journal. Copyright 2012 by Kluwer Academic Publishers. Reprinted by permission of Kluwer Academic Publishers via the Copyright Clearance Center.

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