New Generation Information And Communication Technologies

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New Generation Information and & Communication Technologies (ICT) (1) Master Student:Naseer Hwaidi Alkhazaali Email:naserstar2007@yahoo.com (2) Master Student:Raed abdication Aljiznawi Email:Raeid72falih@yahoo.com School of electronic information and communication Engineering Hudson University of Science and Technology #1037 ley Road, Wuhan 430074, P.R.CHINA Abstract: This paper examines information and communication technologies and the contemporary media background. The characterizations of media culture are then explored from the insight of a new generation, and the relations between them and ICT are investigated. The dominant educational logic with regard to ICT is outlined, and different forms of the digital divide are presented.…show more content…
This versatile cultural circumstances in which the new generation is under pressure to find a route in their lives or simply to survive, to upgrade their living conditions, and to develop their identities has been given various names. Some call it the information or informational age, while others prefer the term techno traditions or techno entrepreneurship, global media culture, or simply globalization, referring to the dialectic procedure in which the global and the local exist as “combined and mutually implicating principles”. (1) labels such as post-industrial, virtual and cyber society are also in usE.(2) The idea behind all these terms is that across the globe, ICT are playing a central role in young people’s lives and in society at lastge. Two major assumptions underlie the role of ICT: the first is that the propagation of these technologies is causing rapid transformations in all areas of life; the second is that ICT function to unify and standardize culture. It is on the basis of these assumptions that the term “media culture”, incorporating the phenomena of informationalism (3) and globalization, This is about shutting down the digital divide. It is therefore important to recall that ICT carries a “cultural package” of Western values that are not straightly transferable to other cultures. the media culture of the new generation comprises conventional modes such as print media, television and telephone, as well
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