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Embedded EthiCS: Integrating Ethics Across CS Education

Embedded EthiCS is a collaboration between philosophers and computer scientists, including BKC fellow Lily Hu. Embedded EthiCS employs a distributed pedagogy that makes ethical reasoning an integral component of courses throughout the standard computer science curriculum.

“The strategy of integrating the teaching of ethical reasoning skills with the teaching of computational techniques into existing computer science coursework not only provides students valuable experience identifying, confronting, and working through ethical questions, but also communicates the need to identify, confront, and address ethical questions throughout their work in computer science,” the team writes in an article for Communications of the ACM.

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