Aspectos Socio Profissionais da Informática (2018)

Overview of the course

This is a mandatory course of the 4th year of the Integrated Master in Computer Science and Engineering where several social and professional issues in informatics engineering are discussed and studied. The goals are to acquire knowledge in Ethics of Computer Engineering, Professional Ethics and being able to analyze controversies and moral impacts of information technology. Additionally, students will develop oral and written communication skills and improve their behavior and attitudes towards their future profession.

Instructors

José Legatheaux Martins (see photos gallery) - Student office hours to be announced

Phone: +351 21 294 8500 Ext. 10725

Email: jose.legatheaux at this faculty dot unl.pt

Departamento de Informática da FCT/UNL, Building II, Office 2/7

Quinta da Torre, 2829-516 Monte da Caparica, Portugal

If you need to contact me in person please feel free to request an appointment by e-mail.


Paulo Afonso Lopes (see photos gallery) - Student office hours to be announced

Phone: +351 21 294 8500 Ext. 10755

Email: poral at this faculty dot unl.pt

If you need to contact me in person please feel free to request an appointment by e-mail.

Departamento de Informática da FCT/UNL, Building II, Office 243

Quinta da Torre, 2829-516 Monte da Caparica, Portugal


Syllabus

  1. Moral, ethics e deontology in Information Technologies
  2. How to research bibliography and write essays and articles. Intellectual property and plagiarism..
  3. Privacy and protection of individual data - the European GDPR
  4. Impact of digital technologies on society, in general, and in the modern press; the journalism vis-à-vis the digital
  5. Security and privacy, computer piracy and cybercrime - The new NIS directive
  6. Social networks and their impact on society
  7. Other themes and case studies


Bibliography

Joseph Migga Kizza, “Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age,” Springer, 4th Edition, 2010

IEEE-CS/ACM Joint Task Force on Software Engineering Ethics and Professional Practices http://www.acm.org/about/se-code/


Brief Schedule

March 8, 2018

17:00 - Lecture 1: Paulo Lopes - Course overview

17:30 - Lecture 2: José Legatheaux Martins - Moral, Ethics, and the Law. Introduction to Informatics Ethics and Professional Ethics of Informatics Engineering.

March 15, 2018

17:00 - Lecture 1: Maria do Rosário Duarte - Searching for information: where and how

18:00 - Lecture 2: Ana Roxo - Ethics and Plagiarism

March 22, 2018

17:00 - Lecture 1: Nuno Castro - "Descomplicando" o novo RGPD

18:00 - Lecture 2: José Legatheaux Martins - Behavioral tracking in the Internet

April 5, 2018

17:00 - 18:00 - Lecture: José Luís Garcia - Contrariar o senso comum sobre a Web é preciso: uma perspectiva vinda das ciências sociais / O processo de digitalização e os seus dilemas sociais

April 12, 2018

17:00 - Lecture 1: José Pacheco Pereira - A nova ignorância

18:00 - Lecture 2: Pedro Veiga - Desafios do Ciberespaço

April 19, 2018

17:00 - Lecture 1: José Legatheaux Martins - Net Neutrality

18:00 - Lecture 2: Henrique João Domingos - Redes Sociais como Vectores de Ataque

April 26, 2017

17:00 - Lecture 1: Carol Delmazo (see photos gallery) - Fake News nas redes sociais online: disseminação, novos desafios e reações

18:00 - Lecture 2: Janna Joceli (see photos gallery) -The black market of social media engagement: Botted Accounts on Instagram

May 3, 2018

17:00 - Lecture 1: Eduardo Santos - A reforma europeia do Direito de Autor: filtros nos upload e taxas sobre links?

18:00 - Lecture 2: Rogério Bravo - Cyber segurança e cibercrime de terceira geração

May 10, 2017 — Intermediate assessment

May 17, 2017

17:00 - Lecture 1: Vasco Amaral - How to write and review a scientific paper in computer science

18:00 - Lecture 2: João Lourenço - Using LaTeX to write papers and reports

May 24, 2017

17:00 - Lecture - Adelino Gomes - Da “fortaleza jornalismo” à “página infinita da internet” - Promessas, ameaças, desafios e “interstícios”

May 31, 2018

Deadline for paper submission (each day of delay means a penalty of one grade)

June 14, 2018

Deadline for paper reviews submission (each day of delay means a penalty of one grade)