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Ch 20: Information Technology Implications Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Information Technology Implications chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach about various aspects of information technology in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Information Technology Implications chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

DayTopicsKey Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday IT's impact on the economy
Privacy concerns
Overview of e-commerce, globalization, information privacy issues
Issues regarding private information, electronic surveillance, identity theft, cookies
Tuesday Intellectual property and open source software
How e-commerce and m-commerce related to consumer fraud and privacy
Ownership issues regarding digital property
Consumer privacy and fraud, privacy policies
Wednesday Ergonomics, telecommuting, virtual teams and job designWays technology has changed the working environment
Thursday Globalization, outsourcing and insourcingHow technology has impacted careers
Friday Computer security and threat preventionWays organizations and people can protect their information and protect their computer systems

8 Lessons in Chapter 20: Information Technology Implications Lesson Plans
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Information Technology: Impact on the Economy

1. Information Technology: Impact on the Economy

Information technology impacts the economy through e-commerce, redefined organizational boundaries, marketing, privacy, globalization, job redesign, and security. Explore the definitions of these terms and how they affect business and the economy.

Impact of Technology on Privacy

2. Impact of Technology on Privacy

With the advancement of information technology, finding people's personal information and getting access to their privacy has become relatively easy. Explore the impact of technology on privacy and discover some privacy issues relevant nowadays, including electronic surveillance, availability of personal information, cookies and spyware, and workplace monitoring.

Intellectual Property and Open Source Software: Issues and Concerns

3. Intellectual Property and Open Source Software: Issues and Concerns

Some of the issues with the advent of the internet include protecting intellectual property rights and open-source software. Learn about intellectual property issues and concerns, explore differences between copyrights, patents, and trademarks, and discover the concerns with open-source software.

Impact of e-Commerce and m-Commerce on Consumer Privacy and Fraud

4. Impact of e-Commerce and m-Commerce on Consumer Privacy and Fraud

Challenges in the world of e-commerce and m-commerce involve consumer privacy and fraud. Learn the difference between e-commerce and m-commerce, how personal information is collected through technology, and the effects of fraud and identity theft.

Ergonomics, Telecommuting, Virtual Teams & Job Design: Technology Effects on Careers

5. Ergonomics, Telecommuting, Virtual Teams & Job Design: Technology Effects on Careers

Information technology has impacted job design, teamwork, health and safety, and how people commute to work, or not. Learn about the ways that jobs have been redesigned, explore telecommuting, virtual teams, and technology effects on careers, and also learn how ergonomics helps to reduce computer-related health issues.

Globalization, Outsourcing & Insourcing: Impact of Technology on Careers

6. Globalization, Outsourcing & Insourcing: Impact of Technology on Careers

The impact of technology on careers includes globalization, outsourcing, and insourcing. Learn how globalization affects businesses, define downsizing, and consider the advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing and insourcing.

Globalization Lesson Plan

7. Globalization Lesson Plan

This lesson plan focuses on various aspects of globalization to help students understand it via an activity, discussion topics and questions, extension, reading, and homework.

Computer Security & Threat Prevention for Individuals & Organizations

8. Computer Security & Threat Prevention for Individuals & Organizations

Computer security and threat prevention are essential for individuals and organizations to reduce errors, fraud, and losses. Learn about different types of threats, and explore some security measures to prevent them, including encryption, firewalls, anti-virus, anti-spyware, among others.

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