Course Outline and Requirements

READINGS: There are a variety of readings.  In this online course you are basically reading and writing with lots of thinking in between. They include (1) through (4):


There is a  only one required ONLINE Textbook for this course provided FREE.   ONLINE TEXTBOOK

Computers, Information Technology, the Internet, Ethics, Society and Human Values  free and available        24/7               It contains links to many readings online.

View this video explanation of how this ONLINE TEXTBOOK is designed and works.


SUGGESTED READINGS Suggested Textbooks: For those who want more than the free online e-textbook! For those who want printed paper texts! I offer these suggested texts to obtain. 

Johnson,  Deborah.   Computer Ethics, 3rd ed (Prentice Hall: Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2001)  ISBN #  0-13-083699-0 

Hester, D. Micah & Paul J. Ford, eds.  Computers and Ethics in the Cyberage (Prentice Hall: Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2001)  ISBN #0-13-082978-1 

Baase, Sara,  A Gift of Fire. 2nd ed. (Prentice Hall: Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2003)  ISBN # 0-13-008215-5

2.   The Discussion Topics (in COMMUNICATIONS, Discussion Board)

3.   Student Submissions-Discussion Posts and Threads

4.   Internet Resources- those that required are marked with READ as in e.g., READ Dialogue ION

       suggested readings are simply offered as links.  

To Purchase the printed texts:   The best price for new and used copies are at

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