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YZM2015Engineering and IT Ethics2+0+0ECTS:4
Year / SemesterFall Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
Status Elective
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of Delivery
Contact Hours14 weeks - 2 hours of lectures per week
LecturerÖğr. Gör. Dr Zeynep ŞAHİN TİMAR
Co-Lecturer
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
This course focuses on the issue of ethics in information technology. In addition, information ethics, information technology-related course as the ethical, legal and social aspects are addressed.
 
Learning OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
LO - 1 : explain the IT ethics9
LO - 2 : organize their professional life according to law9
LO - 3 : apply privacy and security rules to their professional life.9
LO - 4 : evaluate their behavior and decisions related to intellectual property rights.9
LO - 5 : Internet and information technology-related crime and take measures against crime.9
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
Introduction to Ethics and information technology, ethical values and concepts, the structure of ethical theories. Professional ethics and responsibility. Security and network ethics. Personality and Internet environments, privacy, and security. Intellectual property and waste values. Copyright protection methods patent rights, copyrights, and professional responsibility, and license agreements. Security issues, hacking and cracking. Internet computing environments to be problems in the trial. Internet and criminals. Electronic Commerce.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Introduction to IT Ethics
 Week 2Concepts and Theories of Ethics
 Week 3Professional Ethics and Responsibility
 Week 4Responsibility
 Week 5Privacy and IT Environments
 Week 6Privacy and Security
 Week 7Intellectual Property and IT Ethics
 Week 8Copyright and Patent Rights
 Week 9Midterm Exam
 Week 10License Aggreements
 Week 11Cyber Crimes
 Week 12Cyber crimes ve protection
 Week 13Internet and cyber crimes
 Week 14Electronic Commerce and Cyber Crimes
 Week 15IT, social problems and effects
 Week 16Final Exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Herman T. Tavani, (2007) Ethics and Technology: Ethical Issues in an Age of Information and Communication Technology, Wiley.
 
Recommended Reading
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 8 1 50
End-of-term exam 16 1 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 2 14 28
Arasınav için hazırlık 1 6 6
Arasınav 1 1 1
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 2 7 14
Dönem sonu sınavı 1 1 1
Total work load50