University of Colorado Boulder
Computing, Ethics, and Society Specialization
University of Colorado Boulder

Computing, Ethics, and Society Specialization

Explore the Frontier of Ethical Computing. Explore the ethical considerations of computing systems and technologies.

Taught in English

Bobby Schnabel

Instructor: Bobby Schnabel

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What you'll learn

  • Describe ethical challenges that arise in a wide range of computing technologies and applications, their causes, and how they can be addressed.

  • Identify ethical issues associated with the culture of tech workplaces and how they can be addressed.

  • Apply ethical frameworks to help analyze ethical challenges that arise in computing technologies and applications and the computing workspace.

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Specialization - 3 course series

What you'll learn

  • Identify and manage ethical situations that may arise in their careers.

  • Understand and be able to apply ethical frameworks to help them analyze ethical challenges.

  • Identify some of the main ethical issues that arise in the use of the internet, including privacy, security, and the impacts of social media.

  • Describe key issues related to misinformation on the internet

Skills you'll gain

Category: Privacy
Category: security
Category: Misinformation
Category: Ethical Frameworks
Category: Computing Ethics

What you'll learn

  • Describe the causes and prevention of algorithmic bias in machine learning algorithms.

  • Identify key instances of algorithmic bias, including relations to gender and race.

  • Describe the main code of professional ethics in computing.

  • Analyze issues in the culture of the tech workplace and reflect about how to address these in your career.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Ethics Of Artificial Intelligence
Category: Algorithms
Category: Algorithmic Bias
Category: Ethical Frameworks
Category: Computing Ethics

What you'll learn

  • Identify and manage ethical situations that may arise in you career.

  • Analyze the ethical issues that are arising in key applications of technology, and even deeper issues that may arise as these technologies evolve.

  • Become aware of and sensitive to issues with how the rapid progress of technology is influencing the jobs available to everyone in our society.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Ethics Of Artificial Intelligence
Category: Ethical Frameworks
Category: Ethics of Biotechnology
Category: Ethics of Robotics
Category: Computing Ethics

Instructor

Bobby Schnabel
University of Colorado Boulder
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