Research Paper and Presentation
Paper Topic: Security in Cyberspace
Criteria for the
· Use all four steps in the
Four-Step Analysis Process for Ethical Analysis and Decision Making. You may disagree with a particular step in
the analysis process; however, you must substantiate your opinion with credible
references. (Use citations in your
· State which stakeholder(s)
you identify with and how does this affect your view(s).
· State your solution. (In
identifying the ethical issues in the case, you must state the opinion you
support as well as other views addressed in the case.) This will be presented in your conclusion (not in step IV).
Paper must be 10-typed pages, double-spaced, and use 12 point font.
(Use A.P.A. or M.L.A. guidelines for typing your paper.) Paper must include:
Title page, Reference page and Table of Contents that are not counted towards
the 10-pages of content.
Include a Bibliography page, which contains citations/references from
the following areas:
a. Books (if applicable)
b. Journal articles
c. Web/internet references
The paper must contain a
minimum of 10 total references.
The paper must be submitted in a cohesive and organized fashion. The paper will be graded by the criteria
of the rubrics (see Course Documents in Blackboard). ANY PAPER WITHOUT REQUIRED
FORMAT SECTIONS WILL NOT RECEIVE A GRADE ABOUT 89.
a. Title page – which includes
the topic covered, name and date.
b. Sub topics covered in the
paper must be typed in bold and centered.
c. Page Numbers – at the bottom
centered or right-hand side of page
d. Any graphs, charts, or other
supportive information can be included and noted in the paper.
e. Bibliography Page, which
includes the information in number two.
f. Table of Contents must
contain page numbers
All Papers are due in Blackboard:
START OF CLASS –on due date
PAPERS SUBMITTED LATE WILL NOT BE GRADED AND STUDENT WILL RECEIVE A
- Each student must give
an oral presentation of his or her case study analysis.
- Each student will have 10minutes for his or her presentation.
- Each student will have
to present. Failure of a student’s
oral presentation will lead to the reduction of points towards the final
- Students who miss classmates’ presentations
will be deducted a letter grade (see syllabus).
of Case Study Analysis for Research Paper:
- The identification of
the ethical issues involved in the case.
- The analyses of the
ethical issue using the four-step approach.
- Debating your position
on the ethical issues identified in the case.
- The illustration of the
value of ethics in making decisions about computer technology.