IS 590DE Data Ethics

Prerequisite: MS/IM must have completed IS 543. ### The course will cover data ethics and data governance in a range of contemporary situations, including libraries, corporate settings, non-profits, governments and policy making, algorithms and AI, academic research, and healthcare. Students will be introduced to policies and best practices for decision-making when faced with ethical dilemmas involving data. The course will also involve critical discussion of a range of underlying ethical theories and principles. The course is suitable for anyone who plans to work in a professional setting that will involve generating, processing, and/or using data. It is also suitable for those seeking a grounding for future study and research of data and information ethics.

Scheduled Offerings

  • Fall 2019

    • IS590DE
      Mon, 9:00 am - 11:50 am
      Room 131
      Prerequisite: MS/IM must have completed IS 543.
      Peter Darch
      16 weeks
      Credit hours

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).