Ethical Computing

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

Prerequisites: -




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