Courses Catalogue

Social & Professional Issues In Computing

COURSE CODE: ITE 2204
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Education (Computer), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Basic
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

Course Justification/Rationale:

The concepts that are covered in this course should prepare the students to understand the fact that man has become more dependants on computer in the present century than ever before. It will also throw light to the fact that we are not prepared to handle computer crime now and in the future because of our poor state of the cyberspace security policies. The course will also introduce highlighted strategies of producing professionals who can play an active role in fighting computer and cyberspace attacks and vandalism. It illustrates the speed at which the computing environment is changing and the need for continuous review of computer science education and pedagogy.