Embracing the social relevance: computing, ethics and the community

  title={Embracing the social relevance: computing, ethics and the community},
  author={Tarsem S. Purewal and Chris Bennett and Frederick Maier},
We propose the integration of service-learning into the early undergraduate computer science curriculum by way of a course on computing, ethics and society. We believe that such a course will fill a common gap in computer science and can be used to draw smart, motivated students to the discipline by embracing its social relevance. Additionally, we outline a particular service-learning project that can be undertaken by students in the course--initiating a community computer recycling program. We… CONTINUE READING
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