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CS230 Ethical Issues in Computing

Fall 2019

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

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

Piazza: https://piazza.com/class/jzkjb9ao3ma2it 

Syllabus: F19CS230Syllabus

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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).

Grading

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

Schedule

DayDateReadingTopicAssignments
1August 27, 2019Ch2Intro
2August 29, 2019Ch2Rejected Ethical Theories
3September 3, 2019Ch2Kantianismhw1
4September 5, 2019Ch2Act Utilitarianism
5September 10, 2019Ch2Rule Utilitarianism
6September 12, 2019Ch2Social Contract Theoryhw2
7September 17, 2019Ch2Virtue Ethics
8September 19, 2019Review
9September 24, 2019Essary and Presentation Teams/AssignmentsCS230Exam1
10September 26, 2019Ch4Intellectual Property: Trade Secrets and Public Domain
11October 1, 2019Ch4Intellectual Property: Copyrights and Licenses
12October 3, 2019Ch4Proprietary Licenses: MS/Windows, MacOS
13October 8, 2019Ch4Permissive Licenses: MIT, BSD
14October 10, 2019Ch4CopyLeft Licenses: GPL
15October 15, 2019Ch4Software PatentsCS230IPQuiz
16October 17, 2019Ch5Privacy
17October 22, 2019Ch6Government
18October 24, 2019Free Speech vs. Disinformation
19October 29, 2019Review
20October 31, 2019Presentations: 1000, 1112CS230Exam2
21November 5, 2019Presentations: 1337, 2227
22November 7, 2019Presentations: 2508, 3333
23November 12, 2019Presentations: 4147
24November 14, 2019Presentations: 4420, 5663
25November 19, 2019Presentations: 6666, 6969
26November 21, 2019Presentations: 7170, 7381
27November 26, 2019Holiday
28November 28, 2019Holiday
29December 3, 2019Presentations: 7420, 7461
30December 5, 2019Presentations: 7475, 7779
31December 10, 2019Presentations: 3939, 8969
32December 12, 2019Presentations: 9002