Century 21 Jr. Ethics Lessons

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Instructions for Weds. Jan. 10
1. Get your Century 21 Jr. textbook
2. Log in to the computers
3. On page 80, read the Objectives listed under
“Lesson 13: Computer and Ethics Crime”
4. Skim the rest of Lesson 13 (pp.80-83) . . . be sure to
look at the pictures and read the captions
Note to Portfolio Reviewers: The following material is not my own creation, though it has
been modified to suit my classroom needs. The material was provided with my classroom
textbooks. Copyright information is on the following slides.
Chapter 3
Computers and Society
Copyright 2006 South-Western/Thomson Learning
Netiquette
• Rules for proper online behavior
• Examples
– Do not give your personal data unless you are sure
the site is safe
– Try to keep your computer virus-free
– Be courteous to others in all online messages
– Do not copy material and use it as your own
– Do not use the Internet for anything illegal
Lesson 13
Slide 3
E-mail Message Guidelines
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Be courteous to others
Keep messages short and to the point
Place important points in the first few lines
Do not include private information
Do not use all caps
Use correct grammar, punctuation, and
capitalization
• Proofread before sending the message
Lesson 91
Slide 4
Computer Crime
• Computer viruses can destroy data or cause
computers not to work properly
• Antivirus programs give some protection
Lesson 13
Slide 5
Computer Crime
• Hacker
– Person who accesses computers without permission
– May steal, alter, or delete data or programs
Lesson 13
Slide 6
Computer Crime
• Identity theft
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Using a person’s personal data to act as that person
Using credit cards in victim’s name
Buying or selling goods in victim’s name
Giving victim’s name on police records
• Scams
– Scheme used to take money under false pretenses
– May involve a product or service that is not as
advertised
Lesson 13
Slide 7
Reduce Risk
• To reduce your risk from computer crime
– Use strong passwords
– Secure personal information at home and when
carried with you
– Do not give personal information by phone or email unless certain it is safe
– Protect access to home computers
Learn more at this
government Web site
Lesson 13
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Instructions for Thurs. Jan. 11
1. Get your Century 21 Jr. textbook
2. Log in to the computers
3. On page 84, read the Objectives listed under
“Lesson 14: Safety and Copyright Issues”
4. Skim the rest of Lesson 14 (pp.84-88) . . . be sure to
look at the pictures and read the captions
Note to Portfolio Reviewers: The following material is not my own creation, though it has
been modified to suit my classroom needs. The material was provided with my classroom
textbooks. Copyright information is on the following slides.
Chapter 3
Computers and Society
Copyright 2006 South-Western/Thomson Learning
Online Safety
• Personal safety
– Do not give personal information to someone you
meet online
– Do not send your picture to someone you meet
online
– Do not agree to meet in person someone you meet
online without a trusted adult present
Lesson 14
Slide 11
Online Safety
• Safety of data
– Reputable companies provide secure Web sites
– Look for icons and messages about security before
entering data
– Read the site’s privacy policy
Lesson 14
Slide 12
Online Safety
• Firewalls
– Special hardware and software
– Used to prevent unauthorized access to computers
Windows XP allows
users to select firewall
options
Lesson 14
Slide 13
Copyright Issues
• Copyright
– Is a form of protection granted by U.S. government
– Tells how copyrighted works can be used
– May apply to books, articles, music, plays, movie
scripts, artwork, Web material
– May carry the copyright symbol ©
Look for links such as
these on Web sites
Lesson 14
Copyright Notices
Terms of Use
Privacy Statement
Slide 14
Copyright Issues
• Plagiarism
– Is using material created by another person and
claiming it as your own
– Is unethical and may be illegal
– May result in serious punishment
Lesson 14
Slide 15

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