TCSC2100 Digital World Essay Guidelines Background The essay must include a list

TCSC2100 Digital World

Essay Guidelines


The essay must include a list of references and the content must include in-text citation.

The essay may have 1000 to 2000 words excluding the references.


How digital technology helps to solve the problem/issue of ?

Choice one social problem/issue to fill in the blank in the topic. Possible choices can be, but not limited to bullying, climate change, crime, discrimination, disease, drug/alcohol abuse, illiteracy/lack of education, overpopulation, poverty, loss of privacy, or unemployment.

The essay may include but not limited to the following

Introduce and elaborate the chosen social problem/issue.

Illustrate the background and the causes of the chosen social problem/issue.

Identify and define the specific digital technology that helps to solve the chosen social problem/issue.

Explain concept and application of the specific digital technology.

Explain how and why the chosen social problem/issue could be solved or alleviated using the specific digital technology

Illustrate with specific case studies or research conducted

Evaluate the effectiveness of the specific digital technology on the society problem/issue.

Study if any side effects or new problems/issues would be created

Make a conclusion

General guidelines

Follow a general format of an essay/academic report. Arrange the content in sections, including an introduction, a conclusion, and references.

Give supporting evidence of your arguments by figures, studies or reports from recognized bodies, e.g., government, universities, research bodies, or news organization.

Proper font size and line spacing should be applied.