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IW Media Ecology Wiki Project

 

 

 

Media Ecology is the study of the ways that forms of media influence society. This wiki was created by the students of Dr. Martinek's Media Ecology and the Humanities course at Iowa Wesleyan University. The wiki is open to invited viewers and editors. Viewers are encouraged to leave comments on the entries and suggests additions/corrections to existing entries or to suggest additional entries.

 

 

A 

 The Alphabet by Megan Couch

B 

The Bible by Emily Hauenstein and Diana Hayes

Blogs - Kaitlin Kuhljuergen

Bluetooth Technology by Timothy Messer
Body Language - by Anna Bosak

The Book by Liz Hnizdo and Callie Petherick

C 

Cell Phones - by Aimee Kowalski and David Elmore

Clocks - Kelli Richardson

Code Talkers by Lydia Baker-Crawley

Comic Books - by Diana Hayes

Communication Satellites - by Cameron Sanchez

Communication Tools for the Deaf and Blind - by Kate Fisher and Cameron Sanchez

Compact Disc Technology by George Goodlow

Computer Hacking by Raigan Wear

Cyberstalking/Cyberbullying - Kelsey Riley

 

D 

Guy Debord - by Kate Fisher
Digital Piracy by Emily Hymes and Ronald Ince

 

E 

E-Commerce - Captain Rusera

Egyptian Hieroglpyhics by Carrie Mehaffy

E-mail - by Jennifer Crowe and Allie Roberts

F

 

G 

General Semantics - by Jeff Martinek

Johannes Gutenberg by Samantha Howe

H 

Hardware and Software - by Harry Huang and Chris Walz

S.I. Hayakawa by Michael Lowe

Home Video (VCR, DVD, TiVo) by Liz Hnizdo

I 

Ideographic vs. Alphabetic Languages by Harry Huang

Harold Innis - by Kim Fitten

Instant Messaging - by Jackie Lovik and Jennifer Crowe

J

Juke Boxes - Tiffany Sammons

 

K

 

L 

Literacy - by Callie Petherick

Luddism by Victor Reyes

M 

Magazines by Samantha Howe

Guilielmo Marconi by Kate Fisher

Mass Media - by Chris Walz

Marshall McLuhan - by  Amy Smith and Zach Reiter

Medical Imaging Technology - Andrew Miller

Medical Infomatics - Brittney Schafer

Medical Information Technology by Kara Fort

Mobile Computing - by Shakka Eke Kanu
Morse Code by Timothy Messer

 Motion Pictures - by Kathy Rodine
Mp3 and Digital Music Distribution
 by Katie Leidl

Multimedia Art by Amy Smith

Musical Notation Systems by Heather Wilkins

 

N 

Newspapers - by Jackie Lovik

Nikola Tesla - Eric Shipley

O 

Walter Ong - by Priscilla Marlar and George Goodlow

Online Learning by Victor Reyes

Online Social Networking - by  Katie Leidl, Sarah Anderson, Kate Fisher, Shakka Ekke Kanu
Orality and Literacy - by Priscilla Marlar

P 

Peer-to-Peer Networks by Emily Hymes

The Phonograph - Kristy Campbell
 

Photography - by Genia Wyatt and Jose Calderon

The Polygraph - Diana Gukasov
Postal Service - by David Elmore

The Printing Press - Kelsey Newton

Propaganda - by Robyn Wilson

Q 

The Quipu - by Derik Garrels

R 

Radio - by  Megan Couch and Erica Holden

S 

Secondary Orality - by Robyn Wilson

Semiotics: The Science of Signs and Symbols - by Carrie Mehaffey and Chad Chumley
Sequoyah, The American Cadmus -  by Lydia Baker-Crawley
Short-Wave Radio - by Ronald Ince

Sign Language by Emily Haunstein

Susan Sontag - by Genia Wyatt

The Star System - by Kathy Rodine


T 

The Telegraph - by Derik Garrels

The Telephone - by Sarah Anderson

Television - by Erica Holden
Time and Space Theory - by Kim Fitten
Transportation and Transmission - by Chad Chumley

U

 

V

Video Games - by Zach Reiter

 

W 

Wikis by Michael Lowe

The World Wide Web - by Allison Roberts

X

 

Y 

YouTube and Internet On-Demand Video - by Aimee Kowalski and Raigan Wear

Z 

 

 

Please visit these pages and leave your constructive comments, suggestions, corrections, additional sources, etc. Let others in the IWC community know about this project and encourage them to do the same!

Articles Needing Development:

 

Under Development:

 

Neil Postman (stub)

Alfred Korzybski (stub)

Number Systems (stub)

 

New Articles Needed:

 

The Typewriter

Teleconferencing (Skype)

Amateur Radio

Disk Jockies

Technology Criticism

Information Overload

Cuneiform

Cybernetics

Crowdsourcing

Feedback

Illuminated Manuscripts

Computers

Censorship

Podcasting

Memes

Encyclopedias

Icons

Tablet Computing

Virtual Reality

Virality

Braille

 

 

 

Susanne Langer

Edmund Carpenter

James Burke

Eric Havelock

Walter Lippmann

Owen Barfield

Stephen Talbott

Langdon Winner

James Carey

Benjamin Whorf

Edward Sapir

Jean Baudrillard

Norbert Weiner

Tim Berners-Lee

Ted Nelson

Cliff Stoll

Sherry Turkle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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