Conference Papers  |  ,   |  January 15, 2014

Incorporating professional ethics into an introductory computer science course

Conference paper by Yana Kortsarts and Adam Fischbach.
Presented at the 2014 Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges conference.

Abstract:

We present our experience in integrating professional ethics into an introductory computer science course. The paper focuses on the ethics curriculum, assessment instruments and implementation results. Opportunities for upper-level courses, such as operating systems, cryptography, computer forensics, and bioinformatics are also discussed.