Technology and Change What are the effects of this change? Look at historical (loss of traditional crafts due to mass production) and contemporary (disruption of music and movie industries by P2P file sharing) examples. Why do some people see change as a bad thing?
ICT and Education How has technology changed education for ICHK students? How about students receiving the OLPC? Is it just hype or is there a real positive effect?
ICT and the Environment What happens to our eWaste? Who does this impact? Should consumers be responsible, or should the manufacturers?.
ICT and Economics Why is the Open Source model of software development becoming so successful, when it flies in the face of the traditional market-based model for software? Where else can this more enlightened model succeed? Are there any downsides?
Online Communities Systems such as Facebook and World of Warcraft allow us to be part of communities. What characteristics do these online communities have? In what ways are they different to a school community?
Misuse of ICT Information technology can be extremely useful, but it can also be destructive and harmful. In what ways can ICT misuse occur? How can such misuse be prevented?
Now, choose an issue and prepare your presentation. But remember…
Not all technology Is ICT! Technology ICT Some issues relate to technology in general, others specifically to ICT.
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