Technology Policy & Ethics – January 2018

The Slow Tech Journey: An Approach to Teaching Corporate Social Responsibility  – Part 2

By Rebecca Lee Hammons, Norberto Patrignani, and Diane Whitehouse

In Part 1 of this article published in the November 2017 issue of the Future Directions Newsletter, the authors provided a background to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and ethics in the information, communications and technology (ICT) industry along with a description of the Slow Tech journey and the importance of educating students in good, clean and fair ICT practices. Part II of this article provides more insight into the importance of this type of education in relation to people and the planet. It also offers some examples of case studies that can be used as a method for teaching Slow Tech principles and engaging students in critical thinking.

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