Personal Technology Action Plan (PTAP) Online
Making Technology Work for You–Social/Global/Cultural
Phase III (SLOs 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1f, 1g, 1h, 1i, 2a, 2c, 3b, 3c) In your own words, answer the questions below in complete sentence format (answers should be between two and five (5) sentences long): Review Writing Guidelines.
All videos referenced below can be found in the Research Guide for the course under the Global/Social/Cultural tab. Social (9 pts) One (1) reference required
After viewing the video Think b4 u Post: Your Reputation and Privacy on Social Networking Sites would you “present yourself differently on a social media site in comparison to an employment site? Explain. (3 pts) (Think b4 u Post: Your Reputation and Privacy on Social Networking Sites should be included as a reference.)
How might you react and respond if your private personal information were to become public on a social networking site or elsewhere on the internet? Explain. (3 pts)
I would be upset and wonder who put my information out without my permission. I would contact the police and give them everything I had on the case and give them leads to who I think did it.
Have you ever posted a comment or a photo online you later wanted to remove? Were you able to take it down? Explain. (3 pts)
No, I rarely post anything on the internet since I am older and don’t like having people I don’t care for and or don’t know in my business. Even when I repost something I try not to offend anyone depending on what the picture and or video is.
Global (9 pts) One (1) reference required
Do you recycle any of your technology? (Cell phones, computers, printer cartridges, paper?) Why? Why not? Explain. (3 pts) Depends on what it is or the value of the parts. I keep all my old cell phones just in case something happens to the new phone. If the computer/laptop is in good shape I would use it for parts. Cartridges is best to turn in for a discount on a new one.
Do an Internet search on the laws governing e-waste. Name one law and briefly describe what the law states IN YOUR OWN WORDS. (Be sure to include the reference in APA format on the References page at the end of this document.) (3 pts) As far as Michigan there really isn’t any laws towards e-waste besides saying electronics must be manufactured by registered manufacturers.
After viewing the information on e-waste, have your views changed on technology recycling? Why or why not? Explain. (3 pts) (Ghana: Digital Dumping Ground should be included as a reference.) I can understand why they want you to buy from certain companies because there are a lot of bad people in the world and will do any and everything they can do harm others even if it is through electronics.
Cultural (6 pts) One (1) reference required
After viewing the short video clips of The Network Effect, in two (2) to five (5) sentences describe what issues are similar to rural America and continents like Africa and a country like Brazil? Explain. (3 pts) (The Network Effect should be included as a reference.) I watched a short video and the impact The Network Effect of mobile internet it has help Africa with schooling. It has also added millions to the economy of the countries with access.
After viewing the short video clips of The Network Effect, in two (2) to five (5) sentences describe the issues are different to rural America and continents like Africa and a country like Brazil? Explain. (3 pts) I really didn’t find a difference in the two. I feel that it has been beneficial to both countries and its people.
Writing, Citations, and APA formatting (5 points)
Writing: Grammar, Spelling, Word Choice
Writing in accordance with the INF161 Writing Guidelines
Citations provided as outlined
Citations: provided as outlined
The LAST Page of your Document should be an APA Formatted REFERENCE Page.
Centered Heading at the Top of the Page: References
½ “ Hanging Indent
Times New Roman Font, Size 12
For APA Assistance:
INF161 Writing Guidelines
APA Help Guide http://guides.baker.edu/apahelp
On-campus Baker College Writing Center
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