Technology, The Environment, and Society
C2. analyse societal issues related to the widespread use of computers and associated technologies.
C2.1 assess the benefits of computer and electronic technology for society (e.g., improved access to technology for economically disadvantaged people and nations; greater efficiency and lower costs for information services; development of a “global village”; software that can help monitor or predict changes in wetland area, deforestation, and climate);
C2.2 assess the drawbacks of computer and electronics technology for society (e.g., Internet gambling addictions, more sedentary lifestyle, spam, telemarketing, loss of privacy, infringement of intellectual property rights through unlicensed copying and electronic distribution).
- Cyberbullying and the Law
- Dealing with Digital Stress
- Digital Outreach for Civic Engagement
- Digital Storytelling for Civic Engagement
- First, Do No Harm: Being an Active Witness to Cyberbullying
- Free Speech and the Internet
- Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!
- Introduction to Online Civic Engagement
- Making Media for Democratic Citizenship
- MyWorld (licensed resource)
- Online Cultures and Values
- Online Gambling and Youth
- Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate
- Online Relationships: Respect and Consent
- Privacy Rights of Children and Teens
- Remixing Media
- The Privacy Dilemma: Lesson Plan for Senior Classrooms
- Your Online Resume