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Social and professional issues of computer science

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Course ID: 1000-214bPSZ
Erasmus code / ISCED: 11.302 Kod klasyfikacyjny przedmiotu składa się z trzech do pięciu cyfr, przy czym trzy pierwsze oznaczają klasyfikację dziedziny wg. Listy kodów dziedzin obowiązującej w programie Socrates/Erasmus, czwarta (dotąd na ogół 0) – ewentualne uszczegółowienie informacji o dyscyplinie, piąta – stopień zaawansowania przedmiotu ustalony na podstawie roku studiów, dla którego przedmiot jest przeznaczony. / (0612) Database and network design and administration The ISCED (International Standard Classification of Education) code has been designed by UNESCO.
Course title: Social and professional issues of computer science
Name in Polish: Problemy społeczne i zawodowe informatyki
Organizational unit: Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics, and Mechanics
Course groups: Obligatory courses for 3rd grade Computer Science
Obligatory courses for 3rd grade JSIM (3I+4M)
Obligatory courses for 4th grade JSIM (3M+4I)
ECTS credit allocation (and other scores): 2.00 OR 3.00 (differs over time) Basic information on ECTS credits allocation principles:
  • the annual hourly workload of the student’s work required to achieve the expected learning outcomes for a given stage is 1500-1800h, corresponding to 60 ECTS;
  • the student’s weekly hourly workload is 45 h;
  • 1 ECTS point corresponds to 25-30 hours of student work needed to achieve the assumed learning outcomes;
  • weekly student workload necessary to achieve the assumed learning outcomes allows to obtain 1.5 ECTS;
  • work required to pass the course, which has been assigned 3 ECTS, constitutes 10% of the semester student load.

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Language: Polish
Type of course:

obligatory courses

Short description:

A survey of ethical, law and economical issues related to computer scientists and programmer work.

Full description:

Computer science history.

Social aspect of computer science.

Ethical and law liability.

Introduction to entrepreneurship.

Fundamental law issues.

Bibliography:

Because of the specifics of this course, there is no permanent literature here.

Learning outcomes:

Knowledge

1. The student has the basic knowledge concerning legal and social aspects of informatics, in particular concerning intellectual property, privacy and civil liberties, risk and liability associated with computer systems (K_W12).

2. The student knows the general principles of forming and development of individual business based upon the knowledge in the field of informatics (K_W12).

Skills

1. The student is able to acquire information from expert presentations, literature, Internet and other credible sources, she or he is able to integrate it, interpret it as well as draw conclusions and formulate opinions based upon it (K_U02).

2. The student is able to communicate (employing various techniques and tools) both in the professional and non-professional environment, she or he is flexible and open to arguments of potential opponents (K_U04).

Competences

1. The student understands the need of continuous education to sustain personal development or to be able to change her or his specialization or even profession (K_K01).

2. The student understands and appreciates the importance of intellectual integrity in his or her own and others' activities; student behaves ethically (K_K03).

3. The student understands the extent of the profession of the computer specialist; it is able to think and act in an enterprising way (K_K06).

Assessment methods and assessment criteria:

To get credit one has to write comments and suggestions. They will be taken into account during the preparation of the next editions of this subject.

Classes in period "Summer semester 2023/24" (past)

Time span: 2024-02-19 - 2024-06-16
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Type of class:
Lecture, 30 hours more information
Coordinators: Jan Madey
Group instructors: Jan Madey
Students list: (inaccessible to you)
Examination: Grading

Classes in period "Summer semester 2024/25" (future)

Time span: 2025-02-17 - 2025-06-08
Selected timetable range:
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Type of class:
Lecture, 30 hours more information
Coordinators: Jan Madey
Group instructors: Jan Madey
Students list: (inaccessible to you)
Examination: Grading
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