- What is Cyberethics?
- Ethical concepts and theories
- Critical reasoning skills
- Professional ethics and responsibility
- Social networks, Freedom of expression
- Patents, Trademarks
- Privacy and Security
- Cybercrimes and cyber-related crimes
- Australian case studies
- Online communities
- Ethical aspects of emerging technologies (Cloud / Mobile Computing, etc)
- Chat Rooms
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Standard Media
- Streaming Multimedia
- Web links
- Resources and Links
- Printable format materials
- Audio-Video streaming
You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this subject:
If you are studying this subject for the Bachelor of Technology (Information Systems) Swinburne you must complete INF10006 and COS10012 before starting this subject.
- SoftwareDetails - Word Processing software (eg. Microsoft Word, Google Docs, etc)
- OtherDetails -
Stable broadband connection required to access online learning materials and live chat sessions / recordings.(note: mobile broadband users may have difficulties participating in live chat sessions)
This subject is an introduction to computing ethics, law and marketing. It is intended for CSIT students who have not studied business principles, or who have little work experience in industry. The degree provides a survival kit for CSIT graduates entering the workforce. During this subject, you should consider computing ethical issues, such as information privacy, computer crime, computer terrorism. During this degree, you should also consider the international legal framework available to protect software system development. This includes non-disclosure agreements, employment contracts, intellectual property law (copyright, patent, licensing, royalties), trademarks and warranty disclaimers. Additionally, you should examine the marketing of a software system development, involving SWOT analysis and action plan.
- Discussion Board Participation (10%)
- Assignment 2 (30%)
- Assignment 1 (20%)
- Invigilated Exam (40%)
Textbook information is pending.