This student workbook is ideal for students, non-specialist teachers, NQTs any anyone who wants to learn more about the ethical, legal, cultural and environmental concerns with technology to gain confidence in the OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276) “1.8 Ethical, Legal, Cultural and Environmental concerns” specification. Can be used in the classroom as a teaching aid, for self-study or as a revision tool.


This 41-page PDF which covers the theory and includes ready-to-use tasks and even includes the answers.


Table of Contents:

  • How to investigate and discuss Computer Science technologies
  • Ethical issues
  • Asking ethical questions
  • Legal issues
  • Cultural issues
  • Environmental issues
  • Privacy issues
  • How key stakeholders are affected by technologies
  • Environmental impact of Computer Science
  • Manufacturing technology
  • Transporting technology
  • Using and charging the technology
  • Disposing of technology
  • Cloud computing
  • Energy efficient
  • Flexible working
  • Cultural implications of Computer Science
  • Healthcare apps
  • Review culture
  • Open source vs proprietary software
  • Legislation relevant to Computer Science
  • The Data Protection Act 1998
  • The Computer Misuse Act 1990
  • The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988
  • Creative Commons Licensing
  • The Freedom of Information Act 2000

OCR Ethical, Legal, Cultural and Environmental Concerns Workbook

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