Science and Engineering Ethics 12 (2):335-343 (2006)
AbstractThe author has surveyed a quarter of the accredited undergraduate computer science programs in the United States. More than half of these programs offer a “social and ethical implications of computing” course taught by a computer science faculty member, and there appears to be a trend toward teaching ethics classes within computer science departments. Although the decision to create an “in house” computer ethics course may sometimes be a pragmatic response to pressure from the accreditation agency, this paper argues that teaching ethics within a computer science department can provide students and faculty members with numerous benefits. The paper lists topics that can be covered in a computer ethics course and offers some practical suggestions for making the course successful
Similar books and articles
Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence: A Course Outline.William J. Rapaport - 1986 - Teaching Philosophy 9 (2):103-120.
The Computer Revolution and the Problem of Global Ethics.Krystyna Gorniak-Kocikowska - 1996 - Science and Engineering Ethics 2 (2):177-190.
Decoupling as a Fundamental Value of Computer Science.Timothy Colburn & Gary Shute - 2011 - Minds and Machines 21 (2):241-259.
The Development of Computer Ethics: Contributions From Business Ethics and Medical Ethics.Kenman Wong - 2000 - Science and Engineering Ethics 6 (2):245-253.
Programmers, Professors, and Parasites: Credit and Co-Authorship in Computer Science.Justin Solomon - 2009 - Science and Engineering Ethics 15 (4):467-489.
Teaching Ethics in Engineering and Computer Science: A Panel Discussion.Charles Glagola, Moshe Kam, Caroline Whitebeck & Michael C. Loui - 1997 - Science and Engineering Ethics 3 (4):463-480.
Added to PP
Historical graph of downloads
Citations of this work
The Effectiveness of Embedded Values Analysis Modules in Computer Science Education: An Empirical Study.Matthew Kopec, Meica Magnani, Vance Ricks, Roben Torosyan, John Basl, Nicholas Miklaucic, Felix Muzny, Ronald Sandler, Christo Wilson, Adam Wisniewski-Jensen, Cora Lundgren, Kevin Mills & Mark Wells - manuscript
References found in this work
Reason, Relativity, and Responsibility in Computer Ethics.James H. Moor - 1998 - Acm Sigcas Computers and Society 28 (1):14-21.