The essay question is:
Discuss how Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have impacted upon business,society and culture since the invention of the Internetand the role of computer professionals in ensuring their ethical use in the future.
ISY10212: Contemporary Issues
Task 2: Essay
You are required to produce your own essay in response to a specified essay question.
The essay question will be presented in week 4 of Session.
The essay question will be about the impact of computers and information technology, including ethical implications.
Assessment Criteria for the Essay
This essay is worth 35 marks for the unit.
The criteria used to assess the essay are:
6 marks = Research
• Evidence of appropriate breadth and depth of research for the question
• Relationship and relevance of articles to the question
• Appropriate referencing of articles.
22 marks = Content and Analysis
• Clear and appropriate understanding of the question
• Critical discussion of the question
• Logical argument demonstrated through referenced articles.
7 marks = Clarity
• Suitable structure and organisation
• Clarity of writing style for readability
• Appropriate expression, grammar and spelling.
Always keep a copy of your work!
Your essay should include, but not be limited by the following elements:
1. Academic referencing protocols are required.
2. Use headings if appropriate.
5. Number your pages, and have the unit code (ISY10212) and your name (or Student Identification Number) on the footer of each page.
6. For electronic submissions ensure that the file is .doc and titled as: ISY10212_essay_[studentNameHere].doc.