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TECH:Computer Ethics (IT)

Life Skills:

  • Social & Civic Responsibility
  • Employability

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 45 minutes.

Group Size:
Small Groups


This lesson introduces students to ethics and ethical behavior. Ethical behavior is required for all professions and in all industries. This lesson looks at ethics from an IT viewpoint.

Career Connections:

  • Social Humanitarian
  • Technical


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Background For Teachers:
This lesson can be taught in either the business, FACS or Tech rotation of TLC.

Student Prior Knowledge:

Intended Learning Outcomes:
The intended outcome of this lesson is that students will understand what proper ethics are.

Instructional Procedures:
1. Have students read the ethics reading.

2. Discuss the reading together as a class.

3. Have students complete the ethics reading worksheet.

4. Discuss the worksheet as a class.

5. Divide class into small groups of 4-5 students.

6. Complete Ethics group activity.

7. Discuss the group activity and the dynamics of their groups. Did all students agree on whether their situations were ethical, unethical or criminal?

8. Time permitting read and discuss some of the ethical situations on the ethical situation sheet.


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Assessment Plan:


Carl Lyman

Created Date :
Aug 03 2002 18:29 PM