Due Date: Monday 27th May 2013 (Due between: 8. 30am – 4pm) SIBT Front Office (Ryde or City Campus) Questions: Your job is to complete one of the following research questions: (Please remember that you are to only answer one question) 1) The digital divide is a gap many influential bodies are trying to close. How many so called solutions have actually worked and have successfully made permanent positive change in a region. Use supportive evidence in your argument. ) ISYS100 was designed to help students see how Information Technology has made our society today; explain how this has impacted our daily lives.
3) The information revolution of the last decade has meant that there are so many more powered devices in our homes and lives. At what cost is this increase to our environment? Furthermore, are there any companies or organisations trying to offset this somehow? 4) Discuss how Blogs and Social Networking have altered our daily usage of the internet and the World Wide Web. ) Google is a company that has created a road map for what IT companies should be like; explain how Google can be considered to be one of the world’s best companies and at the same time one of the world’s most secretive organisations. 6) Throughout the world there has been an increase in discussions regarding “Censorship of the Internet”, explain how Censorship can work in some instances but in others it can be a detriment to society. 7) We live in a world where the internet plays a pinnacle role in our day to day lives. Discuss how the internet has caused an ethical debate on our information privacy.
No Net In Room Information. We all need it to carry on with life. Imagine living without having any idea as to what is going on in the rest of the world. Would you be able to write a report if you could not conduct research as you normally do? What would you do if you were no longer able to communicate with your close friends and family? This is what it has been like for many residents of Bowman ...
Submission Details: You will need to submit your paper to turnitin before submitting it in hard copy to the sibt office. Remember your research paper must be your own work. Therefore, your research paper must be submitted to Turnitin at www. turnitin. com. I have sent you a pdf file with a basic guide to turn it in. You will need to create an account on the website if you have never used it before. Please note that when submitting your research paper in hard copy you must include the following: • SIBT cover sheet with student ID number, tutorial/class etc. Turnitin printed receipt email. This email provides time and date proof of assignment submission to the Turnitin system; and • Printed copy of the ‘Originality Report’ from Turnitin. Any submission not containing a cover sheet, a print out of the Turnitin Receipt email stating time/date of submission, as well as the Turnitin Originality report will not be marked. You are responsible for assessing its level of plagiarism. Although you can submit the report to Turnitin as many times as you like before the due date, only the final submission will count to Turnitin.
Any Turnitin Report with 16%+ plagiarism will be carefully reviewed and marks deducted equivalent to the percentage. NB. Turnitin can take upto 24 hrs to give back a response. We hold no responsibility if you have poor time management. Details for turnitin: * class ID: 6386887 * enrolment password: sibt113 You must submit the paper into the front office of SIBT between the times noted above on the due date. Research Guidelines: Word Length: Approximately 2400 words 1 ? spacing. 12 pt font Verdana
Referencing Style: Harvard or APA is satisfactory. Please remember that you will need to have at least Four (4) varying references. For example: Journals, WebPages, Newspaper articles and Text books (You will need to include: Reference List and an Appendix).
You must include a coversheet from SIBT. No exceptions will be granted. PLEASE NOTE: THE RESEARCH PAPER MUST MENTION IT IS FOR MATTHEW MANSOUR ON THE COVERSHEET. NB. DO NOT PUT ANY OTHER TEACHERS NAME ON THE COVERSHEET. FAILURE TO DO SO MAY RESULT IN A FAILED ATTEMPT