Outcome Chart - Alberta - Information and Communication Technology Division 4

Communicating, Inquiring, Decision Making and Problem Solving

C-2 Students will seek alternative viewpoints, using information technologies.

  • consult a wide variety of sources that reflect varied viewpoints on particular topics
  • evaluate the validity of gathered viewpoints against other sources

C-3 Students will critically assess information accessed through the use of a variety of technologies.

  • assess the authority, reliability and validity of electronically accessed information
  • demonstrate discriminatory selection of electronically accessed information that is relevant to a particular topic


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Foundational Operations, Knowledge and Concepts

F-2 Students will understand the role of technology as it applies to self, work and society.

  • demonstrate an understanding of new and emerging communication systems
  • demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles and issues of e-commerce, including such topics as security and privacy, marketing, and implications for governments, businesses and consumers alike
  • use current, reliable information sources from around the world
  • analyze and assess the impact of technology on the global community

F-3 Students will demonstrate a moral and ethical approach to the use of technology.

  • demonstrate an understanding of how changes in technology can benefit or harm society
  • record relevant data for acknowledging sources of information, and cite sources correctly
  • respect ownership and integrity of information

F-4 Students will become discerning consumers of mass media and electronic information.

  • discriminate between style and content in a presentation
  • evaluate the influence and results of digital manipulation on our perceptions
  • identify and analyze a variety of factors that affect the authenticity of information derived from mass media and electronic communication


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