Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2024

     

COMP 604 001 (CRN: 25668)

PROF ETHICS AND COMM IN CS

Long Title: PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND COMMUNICATION IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
Department: Computer Science
Instructors:
Ferreira Flores, Rodrigo
Glavan, Mary
Meeting: 4:00PM - 5:15PM MW SEW 101 (8-JAN-2024 - 19-APR-2024) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Degree(s):
Master of Data Science
Master of Computer Science
Section Max Enrollment: 30
Section Enrolled: 9
Enrollment data as of: 29-FEB-2024 9:19AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: This course is designed for computer science master's students whose careers are increasingly shaped by changing communication norms in professional settings and by the wide-ranging ethical implications of technological development. This course will help students to develop fundamental skills in contemporary professional communication in the United States and to reflect on the ethical and social dimensions of developing professional careers in computer science. In a series of lectures, seminar-style discussions, and communication workshops throughout the course, students will reflect on and articulate responses to critical ethical and social questions in computer science, including issues related to professional integrity, cultural and computational biases, and AI and automation. At the same time, students will develop and practice crucial professional communication skills, including written, oral, and visual content Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for COMP 604 if student has credit for COMP 510/COMP 622/ENGI 510/ENGI 529/RCEL 504.