Computing related legislation A Level Resources

A Level Computer Science: Computing related legislation

This module contains:

  • An editable PowerPoint lesson presentation
  • Editable revision handouts
  • A glossary which covers the key terminologies of the module
  • Topic mindmaps for visualising the key concepts
  • Printable flashcards to help students engage active recall
  • A quiz with answer key to test knowledge and understanding of the module
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Computing related legislation

Computer technology is used in various applications, and computers have become an essential part of our daily lives. This dependence on computer technology has also created many problems, such as cybercrimes, data theft, etc. Legal issues in using computers are data theft, corruption of data, identity theft, use of pirated software, fraud and harassment (Ex: trolling). These activities are punishable under law.

This A Level Computer Science module introduces computing related legislation to your students, explaining:

  • Legal issues with the use of computers
  • Acts of Parliament that deal with legal issues

More Legal, moral, cultural and ethical issues

Computing related legislation is one lesson in our Legal, moral, cultural and ethical issues module. The other theory lessons can be found below: