Office Hours: GMCS 535 MW 10-11:30a or by appointment
Course Prerequisite: CS108 Intermediate Computing Programming
Blackboard (Bb) at SDSU
If you are rusty with Bb, please use Student Help its.sdsu.edu/blackboard/student/index.html
Student Help Desk Phone: (619) 594-3189; Student Help Desk Email: email@example.com; Located in Love Library
CS 440 Social, Legal and Ethical Issues in Computing (SDSU Catalog)
Textbook: Gift of Fire 4th Edition, by Sara Baase:
Impact of computers, applications, and benefits, copyright, privacy, computer crime, constitutional issues, risks of computer failures, evaluating reliability of computer models, trade and communications in the global village, computers in the workplace, responsibilities of the computer professional.
How does society interpret the place of computers in an individual's life?
How does the computing professional respond to the expectations of society?
How can you start the Life-Long process to remain current in your field?
How can you place Sustainability into your thoughts?
TOC, Detailed Table of Contents for 4th Edition
Final paper due Week 9 27Oct2012 to be distributed to classmate on 29Oct2012 for Peer Review - all using Blackboard
You must use peer-reviewed journal articles along with online sources. The following library site can help you find the online journal articles: Computers and Society Access to Library and Peer-reviewed journal articles
Do You Need Your Own Student ROHAN Account?
scc.sdsu.edu/ Student Computing Center;
www-rohan.sdsu.edu/policy.html Student Responsibility Academic Computing
TurnItIn will be used in this course by the instructor to provide a digital check that student work is original and created only by them.
“Students agree that by taking this course all required papers may be subject to submission for textual similarity review to Turnitin.com for the detection of plagiarism. All submitted papers will be included as source documents in the Turnitin.com reference database solely for the purpose of detecting plagiarism of such papers. You may submit your papers in such a way that no identifying information about you is included. Another option is that you may request, in writing, that your papers not be submitted to Turnitin.com. However, if you choose this option you will be required to provide documentation to substantiate that the papers are your original work and do not include any plagiarized material.”
Lecture today - Chapter 1 start