Daily Lessons for Teaching The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

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Lesson 1 (from Prologue and Chapter 1)

Objective

Prologue and Chapter 1

This lesson plan focuses on the crucial year in the history of information and computing--1948.

Lesson

1. Reading analysis: What advances were made by researchers at Bell Laboratories?

2. Class discussion: What contributions were made by Claude Shannon?

3. Class debate: What was the state of communications in 1948?

4. Homework: What impact did information theory have on communications? In what other field did it have practical applications?

Lesson 2 (from Prologue and Chapter 1)

Objective

Prologue and Chapter 1

This lesson plan focuses on early methods of communication.

Lesson

1. Reading assignment: Read for understanding the communication methods used by the sub-Saharan African tribe.

2. Class discussion: What analysis is made in the book on the Kele language?

3. Class debate: How did Samuel Morse devise the code to be used in transmitting telegraphic messages?

4. Homework: Be prepared to discuss the similarities between the messages of the African drums and the Morse Code.

Lesson 3 (from Chapter 2)

Objective

Chapter 2

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