Bev Facey Community High

Facey Computers Activities for Everyone

Computer Setup

Knowledge and Skills

  1. Policies and Procedures
  2. Web Browsers, Brightspace, Google Drive
  3. File Management and Password Management
  4. Version Control and GitHub (GitHub Classroom)
  5. Project Management, Agile Development, and Collaboration
  6. Security and Privacy

Impact of Computing (Issues and Ethics) Topics:

  1. Artificial Intelligence: Inequality, Job Loss, and Uniquely Human Abilities
  2. Utility, Security, and Privacy
  3. Why are devices, especially mobile devices, so compelling? Social Media: Engagement and the Attention Economy
  4. Freedoms, Rights, and Responsibilities, and an AI “Bill of Rights”
  5. Misinformation and Disinformation: Filter Bubbles, Polarization, and the Death of Discourse
  6. Training an AI Model
  7. User Tracking and Targetted Advertisting
  8. VPN, Spoofing, Man-in-the-middle, Network Traffic Surveillance
  9. Net Neutrality, Equitable Access, and the Digital Divide (locally and internationally)
  10. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: Errors, Bias, and Automated Discrimination
  11. Blockchain and Crypto: Potential, Solutions, and Impacts (environmental, social, political, etc.)
  12. Cybercrime, Cyberbullying, and Anonymity
  13. Intellectual Property: Copyright and Trademarks, Creative Commons, Open x, Public Domain
  14. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: Potentials and Pitfalls, Success Parameters and Grey Goo
  15. Genetics: CRISPR, Discrimination, Targetted Therapies, Predictive Medicine, Bioweapons
  16. Environmental Issues: Large and Small Scale Effects and Possible Solutions