A survey of students` ethical attitudes using computer-related scenarios
Many studies exist that examine ethical beliefs and attitudes of university students ascending medium or large institutions. There are also many studies which examine ethical attitudes and beliefs of computer science and computer information systems majors. None, however, examines ethical attitudes of university students (regardless of undergraduate major) at a small, Christian, liberal arts institution regarding computer-related situations. This paper will present data accumulated by an on-going study in which students are presented seven scenarios--all of which involve some aspect of computing technology. These students were randomly selected from a small, Christian, liberal-arts university.
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- Conference: Meeting on ethics in the computer age, Gatlinburg, TN (United States), 11-13 Nov 1994; Other Information: PBD: 1994; Related Information: Is Part Of Ethics in the computer age. Conference proceedings; Kizza, J.M. [ed.]; PB: 219 p.
- Computer Ethics Institute, Washington, DC (United States)
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- 99 MATHEMATICS, COMPUTERS, INFORMATION SCIENCE, MANAGEMENT, LAW, MISCELLANEOUS; 29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; COMPUTERS; ETHICAL ASPECTS; SOCIAL IMPACT; PROGRAMMING; COMPUTER NETWORKS; SECURITY; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT; EDUCATION