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9IPT: Issues in T&R

posted Jul 27, 2011, 2:31 PM by Eddie Woo
This is our last lesson on Transmitting & Receiving. That means social and ethical issues! Please complete the following tasks:
  1. Explain how the widespread use of digital data has led to larger concerns with regard to the quality of information we consume.
  2. Explain why it is especially important to evaluate the quality of information we receive today, and describe five criteria for carrying out this evaluation.
  3. Outline the concerns related to data security within the transmitting and receiving process.
  4. Discuss the ways in which personal relationships can be affected by internet communications.
  5. Explain the term "global village", and analyse some of the issues that it raises.
  6. Examine and describe the changes that ubiquitous telecommunications have made in the area of work, both with regard to (a) remote or mobile work and (b) new businesses or increasingly-redundant businesses.