On Teaching Computer Ethics within a Computer Science Department

TitleOn Teaching Computer Ethics within a Computer Science Department
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsQuinn, MJ
JournalScience and Engineering Ethics
Issue2 Special
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number1353-3452
AbstractA survey of a quarter of the accredited undergraduate computer science programs revealed that around half offered a "social and ethical implications of computing" course taught by a computer science faculty members. The author 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.
NotesCover Date: January 2006.Source Info: 12(2 Special Issue), 335-343. Language: English. Journal Announcement: 40-4. Subject: ACCREDITATION; COMPUTER ETHICS; COMPUTER SCIENCE; ETHICS; TEACHING. Update Code: 20090226.
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