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Ethical and Social Issues in Computing Course in Mianwali

Ethical and Social Issues in Computing Course Outline
Module 1: Introduction to Ethical and Social Issues in Computing

Week 1: Overview of Ethics in Computing

Definition and Importance of Ethics in Computing
Historical Context and Evolution
Key Ethical Theories: Utilitarianism, Deontology, Virtue Ethics
Week 2: Understanding Social Impacts

The Role of Technology in Society
Positive and Negative Impacts of Computing Technologies
Case Studies on Social Impacts
Module 2: Privacy and Security

Week 3: Privacy Issues

Definition of Privacy in the Digital Age
Data Collection and Surveillance
Ethical Concerns Related to Big Data and Personal Information
Week 4: Security Concerns

Cybersecurity and Ethical Hacking
Ethical Implications of Cyber Attacks
Legal and Ethical Issues in Digital Security
Module 3: Intellectual Property

Week 5: Intellectual Property Rights

Understanding Intellectual Property: Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks
Software Licensing and Open Source
Ethical and Legal Implications of Intellectual Property Theft
Week 6: Digital Content and Media

Ethical Issues in Digital Content Creation and Distribution
Plagiarism and Digital Piracy
Fair Use and Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Module 4: Digital Divide and Access to Technology

Week 7: The Digital Divide

Definition and Causes of the Digital Divide
Social and Economic Impacts of the Digital Divide
Strategies to Bridge the Digital Divide
Week 8: Access to Technology

Technology Accessibility for People with Disabilities
Global Perspectives on Technology Access
Policies and Initiatives to Promote Digital Inclusion
Module 5: Professional Ethics and Responsibilities

Week 9: Professional Ethics

Ethical Codes of Conduct for Computing Professionals
Responsibilities of Software Developers and IT Professionals
Whistleblowing and Ethical Dilemmas in the Workplace
Week 10: Corporate Social Responsibility

The Role of Corporations in Promoting Ethical Practices
Corporate Policies on Privacy, Security, and Intellectual Property
Case Studies on Corporate Social Responsibility in Tech Companies
Module 6: Emerging Technologies and Ethical Challenges

Week 11: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Ethical Concerns in AI Development and Deployment
Bias and Fairness in Machine Learning Algorithms
Accountability and Transparency in AI Systems
Week 12: Robotics and Autonomous Systems

Ethical Implications of Robotics and Automation
Human-Robot Interaction and Social Impact
Regulatory and Legal Challenges
Module 7: Future Trends and Societal Implications

Week 13: Future Technologies

Ethical Considerations in Emerging Technologies: Quantum Computing, Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology
Predicting and Preparing for Future Ethical Challenges
The Role of Policymakers and Technologists in Shaping the Future
Week 14: Societal Implications

Long-term Impacts of Technological Advancements on Society
Ethical Decision-Making in Technological Innovation
Building an Ethical Framework for Future Technologies
Week 15: Course Review and Final Project

Review of Key Concepts and Ethical Theories
Final Project Presentations and Discussions
Course Wrap-up and Future Learning Paths

Admission Open for this course
Contact Number: 03307615544

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