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TECH:Computer Ethics (IT)

Life Skills:

  • Employability
  • Social & Civic Responsibility

Curriculum Tie:

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 45 minutes.

Group Size:
Small Groups


 

Summary:
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.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Career and Technical Education Introduction
Standard 4 Objective 3

Students will develop basic business skills and explore a variety of business careers.

Career Connections:

  • Social Humanitarian
  • Technical

Materials:

Web Sites

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

Student Prior Knowledge:
None.

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.

Attachments

Web Sites

Assessment Plan:

Attachments

Author:
DUKE MOSSMAN
Carl Lyman

Created Date :
Aug 03 2002 18:29 PM

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