Lesson 13 - Influences on the way we work - technology and artificial intelligence
Brainstorm as a class: What industries and job roles have changed in recent years due to technology advances?
Task: Write a paragraph about one industry/job role we have brainstormed.
In your paragraph, explain:
- The job role
- How was it performed then?
- How is it performed now?
- How does this affect people employed in this role/industry?
Read the text provided below (in links and resources), and answer the following questions:
1. List three technological advances that have altered the way people work and outline how they have changed the workplace.
2. The use of technology in work has a range of consequences. Discuss one positive and one negative consequence.
3. Discuss how technology can stop people from ‘switching off’ and the impact this may have on a person’s wellbeing.