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Unit 7 Impacts of digital technology

Specification 8520 from 2016

 
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Inside the Unit...

Areas Covered

  • Lesson 1 Ethical issues
  • Lesson 2 Digital technology in society
  • Lesson 3 Legislation and privacy
  • Lesson 4 Assessment test

There are 3 worksheets, 3 homework tasks and relevant web links included in this unit.

This is a free unit (full price £60)

Summary

This free unit begins by looking at the cultural implications of digital technology and algorithms, before considering their ethical and environmental impact. Government intervention and security is also considered. Copyright and licencing (including that of algorithms) is encompassed in the final lessons with related legislation. 

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The GCSE units have been written to satisfy the specification for Paper 1 and Paper 2 of the AQA 8520 Computer Science GCSE. Each unit contains:

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  • Worksheets and homework activities with answers
  • End-of-unit, exam-style assessment test with answers
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Inside the Unit...

  • Areas Covered

    • Lesson 1 Ethical issues
    • Lesson 2 Digital technology in society
    • Lesson 3 Legislation and privacy
    • Lesson 4 Assessment test

    There are 3 worksheets, 3 homework tasks and relevant web links included in this unit.

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