List some of the ways that digital images are stored transferred and manipulated using information technology.
Examples of digital imaging to provide information and recording
“A new technology is rarely superior to an old one in every feature”
Given the prevalence of image capturing and distribution using IT, what ethical issues may arise with their use?
Integrity of image Authenticity, film provides greater security over digital cameras. Digital film can be modified using software (fake passports) special software (San Disk) can be used to determine alteration to an original image
Briefly discuss some of the ways that digital images could, or are, being used in occupational therapy practice
Pamphlets given to clients with pictures of correct techniques or information about conditions which include photographs showing the correct techniques.
Digital images can be used as visual aids to remind clients what different objects are.
Digital images can be used with clients to aid with memory such as matching words to images.
http://www.glencare.com/activities/93 This site shows occupational therapists using photography as a leisure activity, a meaningful occupation in which they can further develop several other area’s for example sharing photos with others online working on social interaction, working on the computer can develop computing skills and discussing with the client different ideas can help with communication.