C – 1 Assignment – Topic Selection – Research on an
existing or emerging IT-related technology and related ethical issues (3%)
Title – Begin with a topic title that describes what you’re writing about
briefly—one paragraph should be sufficient—why you selected this topic.
three critically important questions you would like to address regarding
your topic when you complete your research for the C – 2 Narrative. Include
a written description—1 or 2 sentences as a brief paragraph—for each
question that includes why that question is critically important. These questions will form the thesis
and starting point for your research and final written assignment, the
Ethical Issue in Information Technology.
Remember: the emphasis on this
paper is on digital technology
and the ethical issue(s) with its use
- The objective in developing and posing these questions
is to stage your research and writing for the final C – 2 Issues Paper so
that one or more ethical principles are applied and explained as a result
of your research.
- This process helps you establish a thesis for your research.
at least three proposed reference sources, at least two of which must be
from the UMUC library databases (or an equivalent academic database).
your topic selection and three questions as a combined Microsoft
Word document—upload as an attachment in your assignment folder “C1
Remember; include a cover page and
follow all APA formatting requirements.
Following are some topic ideas you
may want to select for this assignment.
Be sure to keep in mind the
technology aspects of this assignment are different from Paper A
(IT-related issues in general that are ethical problems that are resolved
through organizational and policy solutions).
Information Technology – Ethical
Issues that Arise Because of the Technology:
The Internet: search engines, filtering, pornography, access, etc.
Databases: data mining, privacy, security, etc.
Communication: e-mail, social networking, monitoring, etc.
regulation, violence, addiction, gender stereotyping, educational games, etc.
The IT Industry: intellectual property, e-waste, software piracy, etc.
You must secure feedback approval of your C1 topic assignment from
the instructor before proceeding with your C2!
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