HSC CAFS Social Impact of Technology Homework Book

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Help your HSC students grow their knowledge and reinforce their learnings with the HSC CAFS Social Impact of Technology homework book. This booklet will allow students to have their writing checked and assessed weekly.

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Help your HSC students grow their knowledge and reinforce their learnings with the HSC CAFS Social Impact of Technology homework book. This booklet will allow students to have their writing checked and assessed weekly.

The book includes 17 questions which are formatted in HSC style and cover the Social Impact of Technology unit in the CAFS syllabus. A variety of key terms have been used across these questions to give students ample opportunity to practice their responses in the lead up to the exams.

As this homework book does not include sample answers, the answers are not published anywhere so the students cannot simply google the answers. The students will be required to answer by applying their own knowledge of the content.

The homework book can be differentiated to suit the students’ needs. Alternatively, this booklet can be used for revision of the Family and Societal Interactions unit.

Pack includes:

  • 34-page HSC CAFS Social Impact of Technology student workbook
  • Marking criteria
  • Teacher instructions

Relevant to:

NSW NESA COMMUNITY AND FAMILY STUDIES STAGE 6 SYLLABUS (2016)

9.5 Social Impact of Technology

NSW NESA COMMUNITY AND FAMILY STUDIES STAGE 6 SYLLABUS (2016)

Outcomes

A student:

H2.3 critically examines how individual rights and responsibilities in various environments contribute to wellbeing

H3.4 critically evaluates the impact of social, legal and technological change on individuals, groups, families and communities

H4.1 justifies and applies appropriate research methodologies

H4.2 communicates ideas, debates issues and justifies opinions

H6.1 analyses how the empowerment of women and men influences the way they function within society

Students learn about:

defining technology
technologies and the community

  • technology as hardware, eg appliances, gadgets, toys
  • technology as software, eg applications, databases, websites
  • technology as organisation of knowledge, eg communications, media, internet, home entertainment

historical perspectives

  • the Digital Revolution
  • the Information Age

reasons for the development of technology

  • improve upon existing technology
  • economic benefit
  • consumer demand and human needs
  • social betterment
  • the global community
  • response to social problems

factors affecting access to and acceptance of technology

  • age
  • culture
  • education
  • economic status
  • disability
  • geographical location
  • gender
  • religion

the impact of technology on lifestyle
technologies and the family

  • household technology
  • information and communication technology
  • entertainment technology

technologies and the community

  • education and training
  • transport and travel
  • health and medicine
  • food
  • leisure and entertainment

 

technologies and the workplace

  • safety technology
  • information and communication technology
  • structure of the workplace
  • health and safety
  • equipment
  • efficiency
  • flexibility
  • education and training
  • introduction of technology into the workplace

technological development

issues related to information and communication technology

counselling for individuals and families

  • privacy and safety
  • security of information
  • accuracy of information
  • information overload
  • copyright

 

Students learn to:

  • describe both primitive and complex technologies
  • outline how the nature and use of information and communication technology has evolved
  • examine data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to compare trends in household use of information and communication technology over time
  • analyse how technology has emerged within the following contexts:
  • transport
  • communication
  • consumer services
  • discuss how each of the factors may impact on an individual’s access to and acceptance of technology
  • explore how household technology contributes to the wellbeing of individuals within families
  • explore how technology contributes to productive communities
  • critically examine the impact of technology on community health and wellbeing
  • assess the degree to which technology impacts on:
    • workplace safety
    • work/life balance
    • career pathways
  • evaluate the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees in adopting technology in the workplace
  • debate the issues related to the development of information and communication technologies
  • critically analyse the impact of technology on interpersonal relationships within families

 

 

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