Why men should care about the gender gap

Why men should care about the gender gap

By Alison Lytle January 21, 2017 The consequences of the gender gap and inequality affect us all, and men have a very important role in facilitating progress. Eliminating the gender gap isn’t a concern that should rest solely on female shoulders; the reality is, gender inequality is not favorable to inclusive economic development.1 Poor economic growth is detrimental to everyone, not just women. Diversity is necessary for a strong economy, but the gap will persist without the help of our…

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Global Policy and Law for ICT

Global Policy and Law for ICT

ABSTRACT This paper will cover the interaction between global policy and law, ICT, and ECD. Global policy will be defined and application will be discussed. Policy in terms of law will be discussed as well. This paper will cover information technology and how it can aid in economic development, as well as how ICT influences all sectors. The intersection between these sectors is also mentioned. GLOBAL COMMUNCATIONS POLICY DEFINITION AND APPLICATION Global policy focuses on the global process and sets…

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Emerging Green Technology

Emerging Green Technology

Emerging Green Technology Alison Lytle Ball State University CICS ICS 601  October 20, 2016 Introduction The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief description of emerging products in the green sector.  Green technology uses non-polluting practices to produce products and materials which are non-toxic.  Green technologies are environmentally friendly, rather than harmful. It is important to continue research and growth in the green sector in order to develop new fuel sources, conserve existing resources, and to focus on…

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Human Communication and Perception: Awareness of perceptual influence on communication and interpretation

Human Communication and Perception: Awareness of perceptual influence on communication and interpretation

Abstract The purpose of this paper is to provide a definition of human communication. Though there are many concepts and theories related to human communication, this paper will look at the Shannon-Weaver model of communication. Also, this author poses that perception is the foundation for all human communication. Human Communication Defined There are many ways to define human communication. Not inclusively, human communication consists of the production and reception of various types of information, including oral, written, signed, or gestured. …

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Information Renaissance: The New Age of Technology

Information Renaissance: The New Age of Technology

The Information Renaissance refers to the current time period, and is characterized by the expansion of technology, social reform, literature, etc., post Information Revolution. The 1980’s were crucial for certain technology that is commonplace today: the personal computer and the Internet.  This was just the beginning for several related advancements that paved the way for where we are today: web browsers, blogs, search engines, social media sites, and video publishing sites.  This “renaissance” period in information has earned that label due to the resemblance…

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Center for Information and Communication Sciences: What is CICS?

Center for Information and Communication Sciences: What is CICS?

What is CICS? It seems like a basic question, yet the possible answers are numerous. I can start by saying the home to The Center for Information and Communication Sciences is Ball State University in Muncie, IN.  I could tell you that this center offers an intensive master’s program; a business/technology blend.  Maybe I should say that this program can be completed in as little as 11 months, or that the placement rate is 95%.  All of these things are impressive, but…

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