Syllabus

Bolded items below are definite…
…unbolded items are tentative or from previous semesters

QUICK LINKS to HWs: HW1proj & HW1caseHW2proj & HW2case; HW3proj & HW3caseHW4proj & HW4caseHW5proj & HW5caseHW6proj & HW6caseHW7proj; HW8proj (to be added to course next year); presentation; project     

  • Topic 1: Intellectual Property (Patents, Copyrights, Fair Use, Piracy, Plagiarism, etc.) – HW1proj and HW1case
    • Th 1/19/2017:
    • M 1/23/2017: HW1proj due
    • Tu 1/24/2017: HW1case, Q1, due (for in-class students). Group discussions.
    • Th 1/26/2017: Group discussions. Finished early? Let me know and we’ll figure out what to do next.
    • M 1/30/2017: HW1case due
  • Topic 4: Ethical codes – HW4proj & HW4case
    • Th 3/2/17: Workshop on ethical code construction (ser. #2)
      • (online students do it individually)
    • M 3/6/17: Homework HW4proj due
    • Tu 3/7/17: Group discussions
      • HW4case, Q1, due before class for in-class students
      • Large group: Have HA, YC, and CM lead discussion first
    • Th 3/8/17: Group discussions
      • Finished early? Let me know and I’ll help with discussion
    • M 3/13/17: Due date for HW4case (just Q3 for in-class students)
  • Topic 5: Information assurance & cyber defense HW5proj & HW5case
    • Tu 3/14/17: Start “The Last Lecture” (online students: view the first half and post your notes about it)
    • Th 3/16/17: Finish “The Last Lecture“; groups discuss  & each person fills out a form  (ser. #8)
    • Su 3/19/17: HW5proj due
      • Due a day earlier than usual, so you can enjoy Spring Break!
    • Tu 3/29/17: No class, Spring Break
    • Th 3/31/17: No class, Spring Break
    • Tu 3/28/17: Group discussions
      • HW5case, Q1, due before class for in-class students
    • Th 3/30/17: Group discussions
      • Finished early? Let me know and I’ll help with discussion
    • M 4/3/17: Due date for HW5case (just Q3 for in-class students)
  • Topic 6: Robotics – HW6proj & HW6case
    • Tu 4/4/17: Robots (online students: research robot ethics on youtube or elsewhere on the web and post your notes)
    • Th 4/6/17: Robots (online students: research robot ethics some more on the web and post your notes)
    • M 4/10/17: HW6proj due
    • Tu 4/11/17:
      • Group discussions
    • Th 4/13/17: 5-min. in-class student presentations: JaL
      • Group discussions
    • M 4/17/17: Due date for HW6case (just Q3 for in-class students)
  • Topic 7: Finishing up – HW7proj, HW8proj (to be added to course in 2018) & 5-min. presentations
  • Final exam period: projects & overflow
    • Tu 5/2/17: No class, consultation day
    • Th 5/4/17: No class, campus finals period
    • Tu 5/9/17: Scheduled final is from 1:30-3:30 p.m., but there is no exam. Instead:
      • Projects due (2,500 words, or equivalent amount of effort if not a paper)
      • In-class students: overflow 5-min. presentations 1:30-3:30 p.m., if necessary (ser. #3):

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As time allows, other ethics topics

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