Ch 21: Technology, Business, & Society: Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Technology, Business, & Society chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach business 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 Technology, Business, & Society 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.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Business technology Definition of technology, its evolution and historical innovations
Tuesday The Internet's impact on business operations and interactions How the Internet changed the ways businesses operate and interact
Wednesday Knowledge economy How creativity, innovation and change impact organizations in a knowledge economy
Thursday E-business and technology E-business enhanced and e-business enabled organizations; how technology helps achieve business success
Friday Ethical issues in managing technology Privacy, information security, employee monitoring, file sharing, and more

6 Lessons in Chapter 21: Technology, Business, & Society: Lesson Plans
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What is Business Technology? - Characteristics & Development

1. What is Business Technology? - Characteristics & Development

Technology is the essence of change in business and society. In this lesson, you'll learn about technology, its characteristics, its historical phases and how innovation is fueled today.

The Internet's Impact on Business Operations & Interactions

2. The Internet's Impact on Business Operations & Interactions

In this lesson, you will learn how the Internet and other technological innovations have changed the way organizations operate and interact with their stakeholders.

How Technology Helps Achieve Business Success

3. How Technology Helps Achieve Business Success

Technology can help aid in the success of a business and has a winner-take-most-market reality for those with the best and most efficient technologies. In this lesson, you will learn the key ways technology helps businesses become leaders in their market.

Creativity, Innovation, and Change and the Knowledge Economy

4. Creativity, Innovation, and Change and the Knowledge Economy

In business, one has to be creative and innovative in order to stay ahead of the competition. Having said that, one also needs to be able to manage change, as the business world changes on a constant basis. This lesson will address each of these topics and explain how they interrelate to business.

E-Business Enhanced and E-Business Enabled Organizations

5. E-Business Enhanced and E-Business Enabled Organizations

Businesses use the Internet in different ways. Some use it as a part of their business, while some use it to run the entire business. In this lesson, we will discuss the differences between e-business enhanced and e-business enabled businesses.

Ethical Issues in Managing Technology in Business

6. Ethical Issues in Managing Technology in Business

It is a challenge for companies to balance the need for technology with the elements of privacy and security. Let's analyze some ethical issues, such as information security, balancing the privacy of employees with the need for monitoring employees, file sharing, and copyright infringement.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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