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Formatting your paper in APA style means that you should include the following: a title page, running heads, page numbers, double-spaced text, indentation, and a…

Formatting your paper in APA style means that you should include the following: a title page, running heads, page numbers, double-spaced text, indentation, and a reference list on a separate page if any. You do NOT need to include an abstract, nor introduction, literature review, or discussion/conclusion.
Part 1: The Dark Side
Throughout the semester so far, we have discussed some negative social implications of technology. For this part of the prompt, you should think about some of these effects. Specifically, you will explain what you think are the two most negative social implications of communication technology. You can address the social implications that we have already discussed in class, but you are not limited to those. Feel free to discuss other implications we will talk about later in this course, that you might have learned about in other classes, or that you discovered through your own investigations. You should explain 1) what the implications are, 2) which technologies are related to these implications and how they are related, and 3) why you think these two implications, in particular, are the worst.
Part 2: The Light Side
Technology can also have positive effects on society. For example, senior citizens suffering from loneliness often benefit from interacting with robots like Paro the adorable sealLinks to an external site.. For this part of the prompt, you should think about some of the positive social implications of technology. Specifically, you will explain what you think are the two most positive social implications of communication technology. You can address the social implications that we have already discussed in class, but you are not limited to those. Feel free to discuss other implications we will talk about later in this course, that you might have learned about in other classes, or that you discovered through your own investigations. You should explain 1) what the implications are, 2) which technologies are related to these implications and how they are related, and 3) why you think these two implications, in particular, are the best.
Grading Criteria
Grading will be based on…
The connection of course material to your responses Your ability to critically think about the topics and provide novel insights The quality and clarity of your responses to the prompt Your ability to explain your reasoning for your choicesThe use of correct grammar and punctuationWhether or not you addressed all parts of the prompt and met deadlinesWhether or not you generally followed instructions

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