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Applying Ethical Theory

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Write an essay of 1000 words analysing an article or case study from the perspective of at least two different classical ethical theories. The essay must include a conclusion and a reference list in APA style. Marking criteria includes classical ethical theory, writing and structure, conclusion, and referencing.
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Applying Ethical TheoryValue:25%Due date:18-Sep-2016Return date:14-Oct-2016Length:1000 wordsSubmission method optionsAlternative submission methodTaskYour lecturer will place several links in Interact to a number of relevant articles and/or case studies. These will be available to you just after yoursecond assignment has been submitted.1.Choose one of the media articles or case studies listed by the lecturer in your Interact 2 subject site.2.Use the title of the article/case study provided in interact 2 as the title of your essay, so that the lecturer knows which article you are analysing.3.Undertake further research about your chosen case, to assist you in analysing and discussingit in your essay.You are required to complete the following:Write an essay:Theword limitfor the essay is 1,000 words ± 10%. Headings, citations and references do not count towards the word limit, but quotations do.Analyse the article/case study from the perspective of at least two different classical ethical theories, one of which must be that of "Deontological". Present well reasoned arguments for your assessments and recommendations.Write an overall conclusion that justifies your recommendations made in your essay.Include aReferencelist at the end of your work, in the correct APA referencing style, corresponding to in-text citations.RationaleThis assessment extends the skills practiced in Assessment item 1 and 2, to help you to achieve all the learning objectives.In addition to identifying a contentious situation in ICT and dissecting the argument(s) about it, you must also now demonstrate the ability to evaluate the elements of the argument by introducing classical ethical principles where appropriate.Since Assessment item 1 and 2, your knowledge will have grown, and you will now realise that almostall ICT ethical dilemmas can be classified under one of the main ICT ethical issues that are discussed in this subject; for instance, surveillance is a sub-issue of privacy, harmful software is a sub-issue of ICT professionalism, and piracy is a sub-issue of intellectual property.In ICT, the main ethical issues are taken to be:ICT professionalismPrivacySecurityCyber-crimeIntellectual propertyRegulation on the internetSocial inclusionCommunity and identityPervasive and convergent computing.
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