Lecture33 - EthicalIssuesinComputer Science CSCI 328, Fall...

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1 Ethical Issues in Computer  Science   CSCI 328, Fall 2011 Session 33 Professional Ethics in Computing
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2 Computing as a Profession 1. Mastery of knowledge. Do IT practitioners master an esoteric body of knowledge? Is there a core body of knowledge? Is there a division between researchers and practitioners? 2. Formal organization. Is there a single organization encompassing all computer experts? 3. Autonomy. Do computer experts have autonomy in there work?
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3 Computing as a Profession 4. Codes of Ethics. Is there a code of ethics binding all computer professionals? What codes of ethics are there? 5. Culture of Computing. What is the culture of computing? Stereotype? Reality? Can we change the culture? Conclusion: On continuum of professions, computing is in the middle. More professional than selling cars. Less professional than doctors.
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Types of Professional Relationship As professionals, must manage different types of relationships: Employer-Employee Client-Professional Other Stakeholders-Professional Professional-Professional
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