Ethical, legal, cultural and environmental concerns for OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276)

Ethical, legal, cultural and environmental concerns student workbook.

This student workbook is ideal for students, non-specialist teachers, NQTs any anyone who wants to learn more about the ethical, legal, cultural and environmental concerns with technology to gain confidence in the OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276) “1.8 Ethical, Legal, Cultural and Environmental concerns” specification. Can be used in the classroom as a teaching aid, for self-study or as a revision tool.

This 41-page PDF which covers the theory and includes ready-to-use tasks and even includes the answers.

Table of Contents:
• How to investigate and discuss Computer Science technologies
• Ethical issues
• Asking ethical questions
• Legal issues
• Cultural issues
• Environmental issues
• Privacy issues
• How key stakeholders are affected by technologies
• Environmental impact of Computer Science
• Manufacturing technology
• Transporting technology
• Using and charging the technology
• Disposing of technology
• Cloud computing
• Energy efficient
• Flexible working
• Cultural implications of Computer Science
• Healthcare apps
• Review culture
• Open source vs proprietary software
• Legislation relevant to Computer Science
• The Data Protection Act 1998
• The Computer Misuse Act 1990
• The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988
• Creative Commons Licensing
• The Freedom of Information Act 2000


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