Week 1

WEEK 1 Orientation

8.27    Introduction

WRITTEN RESEARCH PAPER GUIDELINES

Assigned Reading: Revolution in Communications Pp. 17-66

Formation of Research and Production Groups,

Set up wordpress website

 

8.29     Lecture: What is Multimedia?

Discussion and screening

Points of Consideration and Vocabulary 01:

1.What factors came together at the right moment in Medieval Europe to make possible the Gutenberg Press?

2.What were some of the major effects of the fifteenth century’s print revolution?

3. How did the spread of print enable the growth and standardization of national vernacular languages?

4. What were some of the new sects that emerged after the Reformation?

5. How did religious intolerance lead to a century of wars and the persecution of astronomers?

6. Explain how Freedom of the Press considered a “first freedom.”

VOCABULARY

Censorship

Pauper Press

Martin Luther and 95 Theses

Enlightenment

Protestant Reformation

Scientific Revolution

Gutenberg Revolution

Renaissance

Partisan Press

Logographic language

Roman Type

Vernacular

 

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