Current Topics in Technology: Social, Legal, Ethical, and Industry Issues for Computers and the Internet

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Course Technology, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 162 pages
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This collection of Current Topics in Technology is designed to elevate technology courses, encouraging students to develop a higher level of social, legal, and ethical awareness in the study of technology. Students are guided through a wealth of topics that provide insight into the crucial role that technology plays both personally and professionally. Students will explore their responsibilities to the environment and to society, ensuring that productivity and technical risks are appropriately managed, and preparing them for the challenges of leadership. When utilized as part of the critical methods of instruction in computer concepts and Office courses, this combination of literature and exercises has proven to inspire a greater interest in technology education.

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Contents

FORUM
11
DATA BROKERS
28
MOBILE WIMAX
42
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Maureen Paparella is the Director of Information Technology Program at Monmouth University and is a member of the faculty of the Department of Software Engineering. She co-collaborated on Current Topics in Technology with fellow Monmouth University instructor, Eugene Simko, and is currently working on the next edition of the book.

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