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Net Neutrality and Freedom of the Press in a Digital Age

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Title:

Net Neutrality and Freedom of the Press in a Digital Age

URL:

https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/decaaed7-5e81-4638-94f0-1251c032c448/net-neutrality-and-freedom-of-the-press-in-a-digital-age-mediashift/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

A recent court decision, which struck down the Federal Communications Commission's Open Internet Order and threatened the future of Net Neutrality, has huge implications for the future of journalism and press freedom. This informational material can be used during a lesson on identifying laws regarding the use of technology and their consequences and implications.

Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 9-12
16) Identify laws regarding the use of technology and their consequences and implications.

Examples: Unmanned vehicles, net neutrality/common carriers, hacking, intellectual property, piracy, plagiarism.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • identify laws relative to the use of technology.
  • identify consequences of violating laws relative to the use of technology.
  • identify implications of laws relative to the use of technology.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • net neutrality
  • hacking
  • intellectual property
  • piracy plagiarism
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • technology changes at a rapid rate.
  • all things that are possible with technology may not be ethical.
  • that laws exist or are created to encourage individuals and entities to operate in an ethical manner.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • identify laws relative to the use of technology.
  • identify consequences of violating laws relative to the use of technology.
  • identify implications of laws relative to the use of technology.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • technology changes at a rapid rate.
  • all things that are possible with technology may not be ethical.
  • that laws exist or are created to encourage individuals and entities to operate in an ethical manner.
Tags: digital tools, internet, net neutrality
License Type: Custom Permission Type
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Author: Stephanie Carver