IT Ethics: Professionalism and Ethics in Computing
Learn why ethics matter to computing professionals and develop skills to identify ethical problems & recommend solutions to them
Who is the course for?
This course is aimed at anyone studying or planning to study a computing course whether at undergraduate or postgraduate level but will be especially useful for computing professionals working in any industry. Anyone with an interest in ethics or professionalism in a computing context is also welcome and encouraged to join this course.
What topics will you cover?
Week 1: Ethics in Computing
Week 2: Professionalism in computing
Week 3: Ethical Analysis
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Apply an ethical theory to a moral dilemma involving a computing professional.
Identify ethical problems and assess their implications from the perspective of the Australian Computer Society Code of Professional Conduct.
Evaluate solutions to ethical problems and make a recommendation for the best course of action.