Outcome Chart - Ontario - Computer Engineering Technology, Grade 12 University/College Preparation (TEJ4M)

Technology, The Environment, and Society

Overall Expectations

C2. analyse societal issues related to the widespread use of computers and associated technologies.

Specific Expectations

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).

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