DD1348 Ethics in Introduction to Computer Science 1.5 credits

Etikmoment i introduktion till datalogi

The course consists of the ethics item of the course DD1390.

Admission is restricted to students who have started secondary year at CDATE and therefor can't take the whole DD1390.

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Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Elementary ethics: fundamental concepts, computer ethics.

Intended learning outcomes *

After finishing the course the participants should be able to analyze and evaluate social and ethical consequences of computer applications.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

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Recommended prerequisites

One of the following courses:
2D1320/DD1320 Applied Computer Science, 2D1343/DD1343 Computer Science,
2D1344/DD1344 Fundamentals of Computer Science, or the equivalent.


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Meddelas senast 4 veckor före kursstart på kursens hemsida.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • ETI1 - Ethics, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

In this course all the regulations of the code of honor at the School of Computer science and Communication apply, see: http://www.kth.se/csc/student/hederskodex/1.17237?l=en_UK.

Other requirements for final grade *

Ethics (ETI1; 1,5 university credits).

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Viggo Kann

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

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Offered by

EECS/Computer Science

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Education cycle *

First cycle

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Viggo Kann, e-post: viggo@kth.se

Supplementary information

Admission is restricted to students who have started secondary year at CDATE and therefor can't take the whole DD1390.

In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: