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CS230 Ethical Issues in Computing

Summer 2019

Slides/Handouts:   https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B3tXL5sPbkG2SDNfVmhQVldXZGc&usp=sharing

Testing Center:  https://testing.boisestate.edu

Piazza:  piazza.com/boisestate/summer2019/su19cs230 

Syllabus: SU19CS230Syllabus.pdf

Textbook

Ethics for the Information Age, by Michael Quinn. Seventh Edition. Addison-Wesley  The fifth and sixth editions can be used with minor difficulty.

Catalog Description

CS 230 ETHICAL ISSUES IN COMPUTING (3-0-3)(F,S)(FC).  Privacy, intellectual property rights, computer crime, codes of conduct. Risks and liabilities of computer-based systems. Electronic information and free speech. Local and global impact of computing. PREREQ: ENGL 102, CS 121, CS-HU 130, and (COMM 101 and ENGL 202) or (ED-CIFS 201 and STEM-ED 220).

Note:  In SU19, the CS department will still allow students with older catalogs to substitute PHIL102 for CS-HU 130 with permission of the instructor.

Grading

  • Quizzes and Homework:  10%
  • Exams:  20%
  • Term Paper (Essay):  20%
  • Oral Presentation: 20%
  • Attendance: 10%
  • Journal:  20%

SU19 Schedule

DayDateReadingTopicQuiz/Exam 
1June 3, 2019Ch2Intro, Syllabus, Rejected Ethical Theories
2June 4, 2019Ch2Kantianism, Act UtilitarianismQuiz1
3June 5, 2019Rule Utilitarianism, The Social Contract Theory
4June 6, 2019Ch2Virtue Ethics, Review, Essay/Presentation TeamsQuiz2
5June 10, 2019Ch2Precedent, Essay/Presentation Assignment
6June 11, 2019Ch2Trade Secrets, Copyrights, LicensesCS230Exam1
7June 12, 2019Ch2Proprietary Licenses, Open Source, Permissive Licenses
8June 13, 2019Ch2CopyLeft Licenses, Public DomainQuiz3
9June 17, 2019Software Patents, Trademarks
10June 18, 2019Privacy, Workplace & Professional Ethics
11June 19, 2019Review
12June 20, 2019Ch4Presentations: 9999CS230Exam2
13June 24, 2019Ch4Presentations: 7777
14June 25, 2019Ch4Presentations: 1234
15June 26, 2019Ch4Presentations: 7500
16June 27, 2019Ch4Presentations: 6528
17July 1, 2019Ch4Presentations: 2048
18July 2, 2019Ch5Presentations: 7627
19July 3, 2019Presentations: 1000
20July 4, 2019Holiday