The Law & Ethics of Information Technology Course
This course offers a comprehensive understanding of the rapidly evolving field of IT's legal and ethical aspects, exploring the interplay between technology, law, and ethics. Topics covered include intellectual property rights, data privacy, cybersecurity, digital rights management, social media, artificial intelligence, and the societal impacts of emerging technologies. We'll also delve into ethical considerations and legal frameworks guiding IT decision-making. Join us to navigate this dynamic landscape while upholding legal and ethical principles.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
The Law & Ethics of Information Technology Course Overview
Appraise the role of law and ethics in ICT.
Demonstrate the role of ICT ethics in culturally competent modern organizations.
Defend the importance of privacy and data protection in the digital age.
Assess the value of attributing and proper licensing in software, content, and other intellectual property.
Recognize ethical issues and make sound decisions by ethical principles and professional codes of conduct.
professional codes of conduct. Analyze the need for ethical principles and guidelines in ICT research and demonstrate analysis through devising a project demonstrating principles and guidelines.
Combine ethical principles and potential legal implications when organizations make decisions to utilize ICT and collect various user data.
The Law & Ethics of Information Technology Course Skills
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When you have a dedicated team on your side, you'll never be alone studying at Nexford. Hailing from many different countries and with online education expertise, our faculty provides you world-class support. Ask them questions during one-to-one office hours or live chat, email them any time, and get individual feedback on your assessments.
While you’re learning, you’ll also have full access to the Nexford online library, which includes access to millions of full-text articles, industry reports and key sources such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and The Economist.
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The Law & Ethics of Information Technology Course Testimonials
My weekly reflective journal is my Nexford highlight. Thanks to faculty support, I continually apply principles to my enterprise – and I've been able to scale beyond considerable measure.