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Goal 10

Students will be able to participate as informed members of the academy who understand major legal, economic, social, ethical, privacy, and security issues related to information technologies.

  1. Be familiar with the basics of copyright and property law as they apply to electronic materials (e.g. copyright infringement, computer piracy, plagiarism) and apply them in creating and using electronic materials.
  2. Be aware of the existence of a commonly used code of ethics in the information technology field and be familiar with its content.
  3. Understand the importance of personal privacy as it relates to information technology (e.g. data mining, hacking, the posting of personal information, identity and anonymity in cyberspace).

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