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TECH:Computer Ethics (IT)

Time Frame

1 class periods of 45 minutes each

Group Size

Small Groups

Life Skills

  • Social & Civic Responsibility
  • Employability

Authors

Carl Lyman
DUKE MOSSMAN

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.


Materials


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

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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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Created: 08/03/2002
Updated: 01/21/2018
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