Academic Catalog


Course Code: 4300215
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 2(2-0)
ECTS Credit: 3.0
Department: Computer Education And Instructional Technology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator:
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The goal of the course is to raise the information security awareness and cyber ethics
sensitivity of pre-service teachers. This course addresses several of the major security,
ethical and policy issues that are changing the way educators think about new information
and communication technologies in a classroom setting. While covering information
security and cyber ethics concepts, the course also demonstrate several real life cases.
The course will cover but not limited to topics such as safety in social media, netiquette,
acceptable use of computing resources, electronic cheating, high-tech hate speech,
intellectual property, digital divide, social equity, copyright, and current governmental
regulations. During the course from time to time, students will have a chance to hear from
a number of information technology experts on above course topics.