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GO! Ethics in Cyberspace Getting Started, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Shelley Gaskin, Alan Evans

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Nov 19, 2013


This is a one-chapter book that is designed to be packaged with an Office or Computer Concepts textbook.

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The primary goal of the GO! Series, aside from teaching computer applications, is ease of implementation, with an approach that is based on clearly defined projects for students and a one-of-a-kind supplements package.


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  • Engage Students with a Project-Based Approach: GO!’s project-based approach teaches students to solve real problems as they practice and learn the features.
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  • Teach the Course You Want in Less Time: The GO! series’ one-of-a kind instructional system provides you with everything you need to prepare for class, teach the material, and assess your students.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Computer Ethics, Copyright, and Plagiarism 1
Objective 1 Define Ethics, Systems of Ethical Conduct, and Personal Ethics 2
Objective 2 Determine How to Make Ethical Choices 4
Objective 3 Decide Which Ethical Guidelines to Follow 5
Objective 4 Define Intellectual Property and Copyright 9
Objective 5 Understand Permissible Use of Copyrighted Material 14
Objective 6 Describe Copyright Infringement 17
Objective 7 Explain the Consequences of Copyright Infringement and How to Avoid Infringement 22
Objective 8 Define Fair Use 23
Objective 9 Explain How to Protect Your Work against Infringement 25
Objective 10 Define Plagiarism 28
Summary 32
Glossary 33
Matching 34
Fill in the Blank 34
Multiple Choice 35
End-of-Chapter Exercises 36

Chapter 2 Privacy and Other Ethics Issues 39

Objective 1 Define Privacy and the Associated Risks in Cyberspace 40
Objective 2 Describe the Ethical and Legal Issues of Employee Monitoring 42
Objective 3 Define Cyberbullying and Describe Methods for Mitigation 45
Objective 4 Describe Major Threats to Online Privacy and Methods to Combat the Threats 47
Objective 5 Define E-Waste and Describe Methods for Disposing of E-Waste 54
Objective 6 Describe Web-Content Filtering and Its Effect on Free Speech 56
Objective 7 Define the Digital Divide and Describe Methods for Bridging It 58
Objective 8 Describe Methods to Evaluate the Accuracy of Digital Information 61
Objective 9 Define Online Reputation and Describe Methods for Protecting Your Online Reputation 66
Summary 70
Glossary 71
Matching 72
Fill in the Blank 72
Multiple Choice 73
End-of-Chapter Exercises 74
Glossary G-1
Index I-1

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GO! Ethics in Cyberspace Getting Started, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition
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$14.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-314680-6