CXC CSEC Social Studies exam guide - Section C1: Communication
CXC CSEC Social Studies Exam Guide: OPTIONS
Section C1: Communication
The students should be able to:
Define and use correctly major terms and concepts associated with communication.
Explanation of the following terms and concepts related to communication:
(b) news agency,
(k) freedom of expression,
(l) freedom of the press,
(m) oral traditions,
(o) electronic mail,
|2.||Describe the various forms of communication used in the Caribbean;||
Forms of communication used in the Caribbean:
(a) non-verbal, pictograms, screams, signals signs, gestures, postures mime, art forms;
(b) verbal speech, print, song and drama;
|3.||Explain how forms and media of communication are influenced by geographical, socio-cultural and technical factors;||
(a) Media of communication: messengers,
(b) Factors that influence forms and media of communication:
(i) geographical - distance, climate, rivers, mountains, sea;
(ii) socio-cultural - languages, socio-economic status, beliefs, customs, religions;
(iii) technological - changes in technology, energy, electronics, transistor, design of instrument, type of instrument, computer;
Describe the factors responsible for breakdown in communication;
Breakdown in communication due to:
(a) age and gender differences,
(f) unresolved conflict,
(i) strained relationships,
(j) Failure of equipment,
|5.||Describe how the regional mass media can help promote regional integration;||
Regional mass media and regional integration,
Role of radio and television stations, printing establishments, regional news agencies and departments of information.
|6.||Examine the challenges presented by the global media in relation to cultural penetration and the development of the region;||
Effects of global media on Caribbean society with regard to:
(e) freedom of expression,
Analyze the effects of different forms of ownership and control of mass media in the Caribbean communication networks;
(a) Forms of ownership:
(i) Private - individuals, groups, companies, corporations;
(ii) Public - Government corporations;
(iii) differences in stages of growth and development;
(iv) Joint - partnership between public and private enterprise.
(b) Effects of forms of ownership.
Evaluate the ways in which cultural heritage in the Caribbean is transmitted and transformed;
Transfer of cultural heritage through communication by:
(a) cultural groups,
(c) mass media,
|9.||Outline the regulatory functions of government and media associations in relation to the media.||
(b) mediating in disputes;
(c) censorship boards;
(d) code of ethics
|10.||Describe the ways in which artistic and creative works are protected;||
Protection of creative or artistic work:
(a) copyright laws;
(b) institutions for the preservation and protection of creative and artistic work.
Describe how communications technology can help promote regional integration.
Communications technology and regional integration;
Role of cellular phones;
Section C2: Consumer Affairs
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