INFO2 3.2.8,9 Factors and Consequences of ICT

Just a quick comment on your paragraphs on, “The consequences of the use of ICT for the aged and the disabled”; students must be aware that citing ‘teleworking‘ is not enough in your answer. Examples of how teleworking would be of assistance are necessary. e.g. It allows them to work at times of the day when they feel more productive and energetic, and to work from home without the worry of having to consider the difficulties of using public transport, or the high travel costs of commuting. Be aware that answers shouldn’t only consider the positive aspects – negatives should be considered as well. e.g. It might increase the risk of isolation for people who may already need more contact with peers and colleagues.

Here are notes on the cultural, economic, environmental, ethical, legal and social impact of ICT.