Development and application of the information ethical sensitivity measurement tool for college students in Korea

Soah Gwak, Hansung Kim, Wongyu Lee

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Abstract

This study developed a tool to measure the level of information ethical sensitivity, and provided implications for more proper information ethics education by investigating information ethical sensitivity score of college students. For this, this study developed an information ethical sensitivity measurement tool which is focused on the sensitiveness, the first factor of the four component model of moral behavior that Rest suggested, and by applying, analyzed the actual level of information ethical sensitivity of Korean college students. As a result, the score of the students who learned information ethics was 16 which was 2 higher than those who didnt, and the average score of Korean college students was 15. Therefore, this study could conclude that information ethics education and related researches to improve the information sensitivity are required.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2013 IEEE 37th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference Workshops, COMPSACW 2013
Pages639-643
Number of pages5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event2013 IEEE 37th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference Workshops, COMPSACW 2013 - Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 2013 Jul 222013 Jul 26

Publication series

NameProceedings - International Computer Software and Applications Conference
ISSN (Print)0730-3157

Other

Other2013 IEEE 37th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference Workshops, COMPSACW 2013
CountryJapan
CityKyoto
Period13/7/2213/7/26

Keywords

  • Education
  • Information ethical sensitivity
  • Information ethical sensitivity measurement tool
  • Information ethics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Science Applications

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    Gwak, S., Kim, H., & Lee, W. (2013). Development and application of the information ethical sensitivity measurement tool for college students in Korea. In Proceedings - 2013 IEEE 37th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference Workshops, COMPSACW 2013 (pp. 639-643). [6605864] (Proceedings - International Computer Software and Applications Conference). https://doi.org/10.1109/COMPSACW.2013.104