Misuse of Computer – Areas of Computer Misuse (Primary 6)

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

COMPUTER STUDIES (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY) 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 4

PRIMARY 6

THEME – BASIC CONCEPTS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

PREVIOUS LESSON – Career Opportunities in Computer (Primary 6)

TOPIC: MISUSE OF COMPUTER 

LEARNING AREA 

Area Where Computers have been Misuse

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to –

1. Identify ways of misusing computer;

2. List ways of misusing computers.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

Computer

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

functional computer system.

 

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book – Computer Studies for Primary Schools Book 6 page 8

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

Relevant link – Useful and Quick Links for Second Term Plan Lesson Notes All Subjects Primary 4, Primary 5 and Primary 6

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION

AREAS OF COMPUTER MISUSE

There are however many areas where computer has been used for wrong or negative things. These are include:

1. Piracy

Computer software are written by computer programmers for sale. However, a lot of users simply get copies of software from friends and colleagues for use on their system without paying for it.

 

2. Job losses

As a result of the fact that many operations are now done by the computer, people who are not literate in computer use are likely to lose their jobs.

 

3. Invasion of privacy

Many people now have access to the Internet and have email addresses. It is now common to receive emails from people or companies you don’t know anything about trying to pass information or sell something to you.

 

4. Fraud 

Goods and services are sold and bought on the internet. We need to know the people we deal with. Otherwise, goods or services purchased many never be delivered as it may be a fraud. 

 

5. Stealing

People can steal password and withdraw money from bank accounts through the ATM machine or the internet.

 

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions.

2. Guides pupils to identify/list ways of misusing computer;

Pupils’ Activities – Identify/list ways of misusing computer.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

1. Identify ways of misusing computer

2. List ways of misusing computers.

 

 

 

 

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