publication . Article . 2016

Doing the right thing: computer ethics pedagogy revisited

Jones, Simon;
Open Access
  • Published: 14 Mar 2016 Journal: Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society, volume 14, pages 33-48 (issn: 1477-996X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Emerald
  • Country: Mauritius
Abstract
Purpose – This paper aims to critically reassess established approaches to the teaching and analysis of computer ethics, and to propose a revised methodology, drawing on the practical experience of teaching undergraduates in a culturally diverse, international learning environment. Design/methodology/approach – Theoretical in scope, reviewing concepts and methods in the existing literature and developing an alternative inter-disciplinary and multi-dimensional framework. Findings – Ethical analysis can benefit from broader, inter-disciplinary perspectives that take into account the social and economic context in which information and communication technologies (I...
Subjects
free text keywords: Ethical code, Sociology, Cultural diversity, Learning environment, Social issues, Information ethics, Knowledge management, business.industry, business, Ethical issues, Computer ethics, Information and Communications Technology
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