Teaching ethical reflexivity in information systems

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dc.contributor.author Stahl, Bernd Carsten, 1968- en
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-12T11:20:45Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-12T11:20:45Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Stahl, B.C. (2011) Teaching Ethical Reflexivity in Information Systems. Journal of Information Systems Education, 22 (3), Special Issue on Ethics & Social Responsibility in IS Education, pp. 253-260 en
dc.identifier.issn 1055-3096
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2086/5498
dc.description.abstract Teaching ethics to students of information systems (IS) raises a number of conceptual and content-related issues. The present paper starts out by developing a conceptual framework of moral and ethical issues that distinguishes between moral intuition, explicit morality, ethical theory and meta-ethical reflection. This conceptual framework demonstrates the complexity of the field and can be used to categorise different concerns and discourses. The paper then proceeds to discuss ethical issues that can be expected to arise from novel developments in information and communication technologies. These give rise to a set of recommendations, which are aimed at policy makers as well as ICT industry and professionals. The paper concludes by suggesting that the task of IS education is to develop ethical reflexivity in students. Such reflexivity will be required to provide the conceptual complexity and intellectual openness that will be needed to react appropriately to novel challenges. en
dc.description.sponsorship The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° [230318]. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject ethics en
dc.subject reflexivity en
dc.subject information systems en
dc.subject education en
dc.title Teaching ethical reflexivity in information systems en
dc.type Article en
dc.researchgroup Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility en
dc.peerreviewed Yes en

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