Who should attend?
Any person using a computer, PC, notebook, PDA, etc...
At a Glance
This course will enable candidates to get a better perspective on social and ethical impacts and implications of information technology
Course Level: Beginner
Time frame/Duration: 16 Hours
Chapter 1: Introduction to course, computer ethics, reasoning skills.
Chapter 2: Introduction: Social, Ethical, and Professional Issues in Computing
Chapter 3: Introduction: What is Computer Ethics?
Chapter 4: Philosophical Ethics
Chapter 5: Professional Ethics
Chapter 6: Software Theft
Chapter 7: Property Rights in Computer Software
Chapter 8: Computers and Privacy
Chapter 9: The Invasion of Privacy
Chapter 10: Computer Crime, Abuse, and Hacker Ethics
Chapter 11: Hacking and Viruses
Chapter 12: Responsibility and Liability
Chapter 13: The Social Implications of Computers: Autonomy and Access
Chapter 14: Computerizing the Workplace
Chapter 15: ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct (1992)
Chapter 16: IEEE Code of Ethics (1990)
Learning outcomes: Students should acquire specific knowledge about major issues in several different areas of the field of Computer Ethics