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The Global Village. An Interconnected World. Marshall McLuhan. The Canadian who introduced the term “ Global Village ”. Key Concepts: technology is making the world seem smaller we know more about what is going on in other parts of the world much more quickly

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The Global Village

An Interconnected World


Marshall McLuhan

The Canadian who introduced the term “Global Village”

  • Key Concepts:

  • technology is making the world seem smaller

  • we know more about what is going on in other parts of the world much more quickly

  • trade and transportation has become much easier and more efficient


Communication

  • Telephones

  • Cell Phones

  • Internet – spread of information (literature, news, arts, sports, etc.)

  • Media – Television, Radio


Goods, Foods, & Travel

  • We eat foods from all over the World.

  • We wear clothing and shoes produced in other countries.

  • We drive cars made in foreign countries.

  • We are able to travel around the World in a matter of days.


Interconnectedness

The decisions made in our country affect the lives of people in other countries, just as the decisions made in other countries affect us.

For Example:

The War in Iraq has increased the World oil prices and our gas has become more expensive. Therefore less people are driving large vehicles, taxis and public transportation have become more expensive, and they have a greater demand on them.


References

http://www.biblehelp.org

http://www.wyndham.com/corporate/technology/main

www.webcom.com/duane/global.html

http://www.graphics.jsonline.com

www.iliumsoft.com/site/fg/dw_pix.htm

www.tripleplate.com

www.last-bid.com


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