Economical, ethical, social, and legal aspects of it

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The course aims to make the student aware of the effects that information technology can have
on society as a whole, on individuals and on the environment around us. Students will also be introduced
to the main professional responsibilities related to the IT profession, and some tools
to assess the impact that the choices made within the profession
may have on the surrounding context will be introduced.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
- describe the main transformations introduced by the use of information technology on society with particular reference to people's daily lives
- assess the impact of the use of information technology on certain fundamental rights such as the right to privacy
- assess the impact that some of his choices in the IT profession may have on the surrounding socio-economic context
- discern behaviors not aligned with the ethical principles of the IT profession
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
First semester
- University credits: 3
Lessons: 24 hours