This Assignment assesses the following module Learning Outcomes (Take these from the module DMD):
a.Knowledge and Understanding: Successful students will typically:
?acquire detailed knowledge of the ethical standards from relevant professional bodies (such as the BCS Code of Conduct) to which a computing professional is expected to adhere;
?be aware of the wide range of International & UK Laws within which a computing professional should operate;
?understand the current computing technological, commercial and economic contexts where social, ethical and legal issues and dilemmas may arise;
?demonstrate awareness of software and content licensing practice.
b.Skills and Attributes:Successful Students will typically:
?be able to work in a team to articulate the evaluation and application of management techniques to address the social, ethical and legal problems and commercial risks together with the opportunities inherent in the use of computing technologies and the deployment of computer-based systems;
?be able to produce outputs and documentation of those outputs to demonstrate compliance with legal, ethical and professional standards;
?be able to summarize high profile cases where the meaning of social, legal and ethical issues have been elaborated in detail.
You must complete an essay on the topic of your Team Presentation, including a discussion of your research methodologies. See below for further details of task.
You must submit ONE essay of 1500 words (+/- 10%) on the topic of your Team Presentation. This essay is to be a detailed discussion of the material presented in your Team Presentation. It must reference the case study or worked example.
The essay is expected to discuss the topic in greater detail than the Team Presentation. The essay should not just be a repetition of the Team Presentation.
You may also include additional material that was not included in your Team Presentation, where you think this is relevant.
You must include at least 4 references, one of which can be the lecture slides, using Harvard referencing format.