First Chapter Lesson-2: Concept of Global village,Elements for establishing Global Village,Advantages & Disadvantages of global village.

At the end of this lesson-

  • 1. You will be able to explain the concept of global village.
  • 2. You will be able to explain the elements for establishing global village.
  • 3. You will be able to explain the advantages and disadvantages of global village.
  • 4. You will be able to describe the principal elements related to concept of global village. 


Global village:Global village is such an environment where the world considered as a single community in which telecommunications link the inhabitants together. Marshall McLuhan Father of Global Village.

Elements for establishing Global Village

Hardware: In global village for any kind of communication or information exchange compatible hardware or equipment is needed.

Software or Program: For establishing global village, beside hardware different types of software are required.

Network or Connectivity: Internet is the main networking system in the global village.High speed network is needed for information exchange and communication with all parts of the global village.

Data or Information: Data or information is valuable materials at each level of the global village to exchange.

Awareness & Competence: Global village largely depends on technology . Hence need proper implementation of the public interest , knowledge, awareness, capability and efficiency.

Advantages & Disadvantages of global village:


  • World wide secured communication within few seconds.
  • A lot of sources of information globally.
  • Easy to have information.
  • Increasing capability of adapting technology & Uses.
  • Developed living style.
  • Increased human efficiency of work.
  • Expand trade and commerce.
  • Easy transaction system.
  • Available educational resources.
  • Having medical facilities sitting at home.
  • Giving opinion and make people aware by writing on different platform.


  • Privacy of information breaking down due to internet   technology.
  • Misuse of information.
  • Sometimes fake news makes social collision.
  • Developed countries can stifle development of undeveloped and under-developed countries.
  • Economic depression in one country can trigger adverse reactions across the globe.
  • Global competition puts pressure on small businesses who do not have resources to compete on a global scale.

Principal Components  regarding concept of global village:

  • Communication
  • Employment
  • Education
  • Medical
  • Research
  • Office
  • Residence
  • Business
  • Entertainment and Social Communication
  • News
  • Cultural Activities


Lesson Evaluation-

Knowledge Based Questions:

a. What is global village?

Comprehension Based Questions:

  • b. ICT dependent globe is called global village-explain.
  • b. “It is not possible to establish global village without ICT”-explain.
  • b. Why internet is called the backbone of global village?
  • b. “Global village is internet dependent system” explain.

Creative Questions:

Multiple Choice Questions:


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