Information Technology Ethics

Information Technology Ethics

Assessment item 3

Applying Ethical Theory
Value: 20%
Due date: 04-May-2018
Length: 1200-1300 words

Task

Your 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 your second 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 discussing it in your essay.

Four Classical Theories 1) Utilitarianism

1) Utilitarianism
  • YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvmz5E75ZIA
  • 2) Deontological therory

    2) Deontological theor
  • YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bIys6JoEDw

3) Virtue theory

YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrvtOWEXDIQ

4) Contract theory

YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Co6pNvd9mc

You are required to complete the following:

Write an essay:

  • The word limit for the essay is 1200-1300 words. Headings, citations and references do not count towards the word limit, but quotations do.
  • Analyse the article/case study from the perspective of four classical ethical theories including utilitarianism, deontology, virtue and contract. Present well reasoned arguments for your assessments and recommendations.
  • Write an overall conclusion that justifies your recommendations made in your essay.
  • Include a Reference list at the end of your work, in the correct APA referencing style, corresponding to in-text citations.
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