Course Information
COMP3311 Legal Aspects of Computing

COMP3311 Legal Aspects of Computing

2017-18
Instructor(s):Pun K H
(Class A) No. of credit(s):6
Pun K H
(Class B)
Recommended Learning Hours:
Lecture: 30.0
Tutorial: 6.0
Pre-requisite(s):COMP2123 or CSIS1122 or CSIS1123
Co-requisite(s):  
Mutually exclusive with:  
Remarks:

Course Learning Outcomes

1. [1]
Able to identify and explain the main legal and ethical issues arising from the computing technology
2. [2]
Able to describe and formulate solutions to practical legal and ethical problems commonly encountered in the computing industry
Mapping from Course Learning Outcomes to Programme Learning Outcomes
 PLO aPLO bPLO cPLO dPLO ePLO fPLO gPLO hPLO iPLO j
CLO 1T,PT,P
CLO 2T,PT,P

T - Teach, P - Practice
For BEng(CompSc) Programme Learning Outcomes, please refer to here.

Syllabus

Calendar Entry:
To introduce students to the laws affecting computing and the legal issues arising from the technology. Contents include: the legal system of Hong Kong; copyright protection for computer programs; intellectual property issues on the Internet; data privacy; computer-related crimes; codes of professional conduct for computer professionals.

Detailed Description:

COMP3311 Legal aspects of computing Mapped to CLOs
Copyright protection for computer programs1, 2
Intellectual property issues on the Internet1, 2
Data privacy1, 2
Computer-related crimes1, 2
Codes of professional conduct for computer professionals1, 2

Assessment:
Written Examination: 70%
Continuous Assessment: 30%

Teaching Plan

Please refer to the corresponding Moodle course.

Moodle Course(s)

COMP3311A
COMP3311B