Computers and Society: Computing for Good (Chapman & by Lisa C. Kaczmarczyk

By Lisa C. Kaczmarczyk

Since laptop scientists make judgements each day that experience societal context and impression, an figuring out of society and computing jointly may be built-in into machine technology schooling. exhibiting scholars what they could do with their computing degree, desktops and Society: Computing for Good makes use of concrete examples and case reviews to spotlight the optimistic paintings of genuine computing pros and enterprises from all over the world.

Each bankruptcy profiles an organization, nonprofit association, or entrepreneur interested by computing-centric actions that basically profit society or the surroundings, together with cultural edition in a constructing state, state-of-the-art medication and healthcare, academic innovation, endangered species paintings, and support for in a foreign country citizens. The insurance of computing themes spans from social networking to high-performance computing. the range of individuals and actions in those profiles provides scholars a extensive imaginative and prescient of what they could accomplish after commencement.

Pedagogical Features
Encouraging scholars to have interaction actively and significantly with the fabric, the ebook bargains a wealth of pedagogical sections on the finish of every bankruptcy. Questions of various trouble ask scholars to use the fabric to themselves or their atmosphere and to imagine seriously concerning the fabric from the viewpoint of a destiny computing expert. The textual content additionally offers teachers the choice to include person tasks, group initiatives, brief initiatives, and semester-long tasks. different assets for teachers and scholars can be found at

Visit the author’s web publication at

Show description

Read or Download Computers and Society: Computing for Good (Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing) PDF

Similar human-computer interaction books

Advances in Ergonomics Modeling, Usability & Special Populations: Proceedings of the AHFE 2016 International Conference on Ergonomics Modeling, Usability ... in Intelligent Systems and Computing)

This e-book specializes in rising matters in ergonomics, with a distinct emphasis on modeling, usability engineering, human machine interplay and leading edge layout innovations. It offers complex theories in human elements, state of the art functions geared toward realizing and bettering human interplay with items and structures, and discusses very important usability concerns.

Advances in The Human Side of Service Engineering: Proceedings of the AHFE 2016 International Conference on The Human Side of Service Engineering, July ... in Intelligent Systems and Computing)

This e-book explores the various ways that human-factors engineering impacts enterprises’ and organisations’ future health and competitiveness. It covers a wealth of interrelated themes corresponding to provider engineering, provider technological know-how, human-computer interplay, carrier usability, angle and opinion evaluate, servicescape layout and assessment, and coaching for carrier supply.

Learning and Collaboration Technologies. Novel Learning Ecosystems: 4th International Conference, LCT 2017, Held as Part of HCI International 2017, Vancouver, ... Part I (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)

The two-volume set LNCS 10295 and 10296 represent the refereed court cases of the 4th International convention on studying and Collaboration applied sciences, LCT 2017, held as a part of the nineteenth foreign convention on Human-Computer interplay, HCII 2017, in Vancouver, BC, Canada, in July 2017, in conjunction with 15 thematically related meetings.

Haptic Interaction: Science, Engineering and Design (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering)

This ebook includes the lawsuits of the second one foreign convention, AsiaHaptics 2016, held in Kashiwanoha, Japan. The publication treats the state-of-the-art of the various haptics (touch)-related study, together with clinical examine of haptics notion and phantasm, improvement of haptics units, and functions to a wide selection of fields equivalent to schooling, medication, telecommunication, navigation, and leisure.

Extra resources for Computers and Society: Computing for Good (Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.28 of 5 – based on 36 votes