Updates for BIT 295 Week 2: Module 1 Electronic Waste Disposal and Sustainability

Hello and Happy Tuesday!

This week you will complete Module 1 Electronic Waste Disposal and Sustainability.

Upon successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • MO 1.1. Define sustainability, electronic waste, and biotechnology in your own words after watching a video about the challenges of the sustainable use and recycling of electronics. (CO 2)

  • MO 1.2. List three social, environmental, and economic factors affecting the global sustainable disposal of electronics. (CO 1)

  • MO 1.3. Reflect on knowledge of this challenging problem after reading and evaluating texts collaboratively. (CO 5 & 6)

This module was designed to give you an overview of how sustainable disposal of electronic waste is a global challenge. Several factors affect our ability to successfully reuse or sustainably dispose of electronic waste. In this module, we will explore the social, environmental, and economic factors. You will learn how to annotate documents and share your thoughts with our learning community.

Your to-do list for this week is:

  • Complete the assignments listed under Instructional Materials before 10 am Thursday, January 20.

  • Our synchronous lab session will be Thursday, January 20 from 10:15-11:30 am (ET) using our course Zoom link.

  • Complete the assignments listed under Learning Activities & Assignments by Friday at 5 pm (ET).

Your BIT Instructional Team,

Dr. Carlos Goller | email: ccgoller@ncsu.edu

Dr. Carly Sjogren | email: casjogre@ncsu.edu