The Future of Work and The Work of Future (Special International Workers´ Day Presentation / 1st of May).
The lesson investigates what will be the future of work, will work will be taken by automatic machines, robots, etc. It also rhetorically asks what new values this automation will bring?
The lesson consists of 44 slides.
The lesson critically investigates The Human Condition in the Age of Technology. It asks whether we become addicted to devices, are we also going to loose various skills (for example, the driving skill thanks to the driverless car)? Did our world become too technocratic?
The lesson also includes the class discussion where students discuss the relevance of skills. Are contemporary technology and devices killing creativity or letting it flourish instead?
The lesson contains 17 slides.
The lesson investigates what does the phenomena of dehumanization mean. More precisely, what influence the technological advancements have on education, services and culture. It also tries to ask whether or not it is possible to turn from Dehumanization to Re-humanization.
The lesson contains 13 slides.
The lesson on Cyber Terrorism investigates:
a) What is Cyberterrorism?
b) How does the Cyber Attack happen and what it usually involves?
c) What are the most famous Cyber Attacks and how they are punished?
The lesson ends with the Class Discussion debating 2 questions (can be done in 2 groups):
1) Significance and Damage of Cyber Attacks.
2) Cyber Attacks vs. Conventional Attacks.
It contains 23 slides.
The special lesson on "Women in Technology" for the International Women's Day (8th of March). It focuses on Women inventors in the past and Women in technology now.
The lesson contains 21 slides.
The lesson discusses the arguments for and against having the Internet Police. It investigates the use of Internet Police for:
1. DNA Profiling;
2. Electronic Tracking;
3. CCTV & Privacy.
It asks what ethical issues can arise from such police. The lesson contains 17 slides.
The lesson investigates What are Cyberpunks and Why Privacy Matters. It also presents the Retrospective of Digital Age, asks Who and Why is possibly watching you, discusses the CyberAge Threats and What is the Free Software?
The lesson contains 53 slides.
The lesson investigates what does it mean to learn in the Digital Age. What is the future of learning? Will it become totally digitized? What will be the new literacies? Adapted from Steve Wheeler.
The lesson contains 60 slides.
The lesson explores different problems we could experience online (via social networks and media). Also, this lesson investigates the possible consequences (outcomes) of these problems.
The lesson has the logo quiz and contains 26 slides.
The lesson discusses how music have changed due to various digital computer technologies (for example, auto-tuning of voice to make music sound better, anyone can be an artist and make records at home, everyone can access music online, etc.).
The lesson also includes the home assignment: CREATE YOUR BAND’S FIRST ALBUM COVER or VIDEO! Students are asked to design the Album Cover or Make a Video Clip of their favorite music band:
1) Design the album cover or make a video clip of your favorite music band.
2) Create your own band and design your own visual representation (band logo, album cover or video).
The lesson contains 17 slides.
The lesson discusses how to be safe online and how to deal with cyber-bullying? It contains 19 slides.
Students have the task to write down on their worksheets what ideas come to their mind when they see couple of the topic-specific pictures.
The ICT lesson On the Right to Be Forgotten. Do we or don't we have the right to be erased from the Internet?
Includes the task for group work (preparing arguments for/against the right to be forgotten).
The lesson contains 12 slides.
The lesson explains where did the Internet come from and explores the origins of Internet decade by decade. The lesson also shows the atlas of cyberspace, statistics where the Internet is used mostly in the world.
The lesson contains 14 slides.
The lesson provokingly asks: are we connected too much? Where is this human condition leading to? Pupils are involved to discuss the emergence of various smart technology and to think about it a bit more critically.
The lesson contains 11 slides
Let's Communicate!? How Have Mobile Phones Changed Over The Past Decade? (1st part of lesson on Smartphones ). The formatting of slides updated (17th of May, 2016)
The 2nd part of lesson is uploaded to tes.com (find the 2nd lesson here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/smartphone-or-stupidphone-11278959).
Lesson explores the history of mobile phones and their essential features. How the mobile phones changed to smartphones. It also includes:
a) the task to create a mind-map of the features that a typical smartphone could have;
b) the facts about mobile phones in Estonia;
c) few questions for class discussion.