Course Outline and Requirements      Objectives:

Learning Activities for this course  will include: Readings, Discussions and written assignments to assit the student to achieve these learning Objectives

DISCIPLINE-SPECIFIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify some of the basic content in the field of Computers, Information Systems, Ethics, Society and Human Values;  a. vocabulary     b. concepts   c. theories  
  •  Identify traditional and current Issues related to Computers, Information Systems, Ethics, Society and Human Values;  
  • Communicate awareness of and understanding of philosophical issues.
  •  Demonstrate familiarity with the main issues in the discourse related to Computers, Information Systems, Ethics, Society and Human Values and be able to state what major schools of thought there are that have contributed to the ongoing discussion of these issues  
  • Develop skills of critical analysis and applying ethical principles to situations and dialectical thinking.  

 CUNY PATHWAYS Objectives

As of Fall 2013 according to CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein and Vice Chancellor Alexandra Logue  the learning outcomes must be as indicated below

 D. Individual and Society
 

a. Students will understand philosophical texts effectively through readings in the textbook and ancillary documents and articles on a diversity of philosophical perspectives on Issues with Computers and information systems and networks. .  Learning Activities will include: Readings, Discussions and written assignments.

      Gather, interpret, and assess information from a variety of sources and points of view.

b. Students will critically evaluate philosophical theories concerning ethical Issues with Computers and information systems and networks .  Learning Activities will include: Readings, Discussions and written assignments.

      Evaluate evidence and arguments critically or analytically.

c. Students will construct written essays, responses, and/or papers demonstrating the use of evidence-based information in drawing conclusions about ethical Issues with Computers and information systems and networks .  Learning Activities will include: Readings, Discussions and written assignments.

      Produce well-reasoned written or oral arguments using evidence to support conclusions.

 

 

A course in this area (II.D) must meet at least three of the additional learning outcomes in the right column. A student will: 

d. Students will identify the fundamental concepts and methods of philosophy and how these can be used to better understand the relationship between the individual and society via ethical Issues with Computers and information systems and networks. Discussions and written assignments. Learning Activities will include: Readings, Discussions and written assignments

      Identify and apply the fundamental concepts and methods of a discipline or interdisciplinary field exploring the relationship between the individual and society, including, but not limited to, anthropology, communications, cultural studies, history, journalism, philosophy, political science, psychology, public affairs, religion, and sociology.

e. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the appropriate use of philosophical methods in analyzing different ethical perspectives related to ethical Issues with Computers and information systems and networks .. Learning Activities will include: Readings, Discussions and written assignments.

      Articulate and assess ethical views and their underlying premises.

f. Identify and engage with local, national, or global trends and ideologies, and analyze their impact on individual or collective decision-making on ethical Issues with Computers and information systems and networks .. Learning Activities will include: Readings, Discussions and written assignments.

      Identify and engage with local, national, or global trends or ideologies, and analyze their impact on individual or collective decision-making.

 

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