Outcome Chart - Ontario - Information and Communication Technology: (BTA3O) The Digital Environment, Grade 11, Open

Digital Literacy

Overall Expectations

By the end of this course, students will:

  • demonstrate effective use of tools and techniques of electronic research.

Specific Expectations

Electronic Research

By the end of this course, students will:

identify and describe the types of electronic sources that can be used for research (e.g., websites, CD-ROMs, databases);

explain efficient search techniques that can be used to locate relevant information (e.g., metasearch, Boolean search, advanced search, natural language search);

use efficient search techniques to research and solve business-related tasks and problems (e.g., checking facts and figures, locating contact information, looking for career opportunities);

evaluate information collected from electronic sources for usefulness, accuracy, validity, bias, appropriateness, currency;

use an accepted citation format (e.g., MLA,APA) to acknowledge electronic sources.

MediaSmarts Resources

Authentication Beyond the Classroom

Deconstructing Web Pages

Fact Versus Opinion

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Hate 2.0

Hate or Debate

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Taming the Wild Wiki

Licensed Resources

MyWorld

Information and Communication Technology Ethics and Issues

Overall Expectations

By the end of this course, students will:

demonstrate an understanding of the legal, social, and ethical issues related to information and communication technology;

Specific Expectations

Legal, Social, and Ethical Issues

By the end of this course, students will:

describe the impact on business of the illegal and unethical use of information and communication technology;

describe the legal issues related to intellectual property law (e.g., copyright, trademarks, domain names);

adhere to copyright and licensing rules and regulations when accessing information electronically;

assess the purpose and content of an acceptable use agreement;

describe the social and ethical issues related to the use of information and communication technology in business (e.g., equity and access issues, use of spyware, employee monitoring, sale of customer information).

MediaSmarts Resources

Authentication Beyond the Classroom

Challenging Hate Online

Cyberbullying and the Law

First, Do No Harm: Being an Active Witness to Cyberbullying

Free Speech and the Internet

Hate 2.0

Hate or Debate

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: My Virtual Life

Remixing Media

Scapegoating and Othering

Shaking the Movers: Youth Rights and Media

Thinking about Hate

Up, Up and Away? (TM)

Licensed Resources

MyWorld

Overall Expectations

By the end of this course, students will:

analyse privacy and security issues related to conducting business electronically;

Specific Expectations

By the end of this course, students will:

  • explain the reasons for protecting information and computer systems, and the methods of protection (e.g., passwords, firewalls, login, anti-virus software) used in standalone and networked environments;
  • describe privacy and security issues (e.g., cybercrime, loss of privacy, identity theft, viruses) related to the use of information and communication technology tools;
  • identify the security measures that e-businesses provide for consumers (e.g., encryption of credit card information, passwords, user identification).

MediaSmarts Resources

Playing With Privacy

Secure Comics

The Privacy Dilemma: Lesson Plan for Senior Classrooms

What Students Need to Know about Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

Your Online Resume

Licensed Resources

MyWorld

Overall Expectations

By the end of this course, students will:

summarize health and environmental issues related to the use of information and communication technology.

Specific Expectations

Health and Environmental Issues

By the end of this course, students will:

  • describe methods to ensure personal health and safety in an information and communication technology environment;

MediaSmarts Resources

Dealing with Digital Stress

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!