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Integrity and Ethical Development
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Background

  • These exercises are designed to assist UCF students enrolled in computer science classes evaluate their time management skills and review ethical standards in relation to utilizing source coding for assignments.

  • Participants will discover their strengths and weaknesses associated with managing one’s time as a college student.

  • Participants will discover how their own personal values align with the code of ethics within the field of computer science.

  • After completion of exercises, students will participate in an academic integrity workshop to further discuss what they have learned and how to implement these new strategies moving forward in their academic career.

Time Management Assessment

  • Complete the How Good is Your Time Management Assessment at https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newHTE_88.htm

    • At the end of the assessment, you do not have to sign-up for your results through Facebook. Just close the pop-up and you will still be able to see your results.

    • Print out your results for reference when answering discussion questions yet to come.

  • This assessment will help identify strengths and weaknesses related to managing one’s time. The results section will provide some tools and strategies for improving one’s time management skills.

  • Consider trying these now to notice improvements in grades, potential reduction of stress, and an increase sense of control.

Review of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Code of Ethics

“ACM brings together computing educators, researchers, and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources, and address the field's challenges. As the world’s largest computing society, ACM strengthens the profession's collective voice through strong leadership, promotion of the highest standards, and recognition of technical excellence. ACM supports the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for life‐long learning, career development, and professional networking.

Founded at the dawn of the computer age, ACM’s reach extends to every part of the globe, with more than half of its 100,000 members residing outside the U.S. Its growing membership has led to Councils in Europe, India, and China, fostering networking opportunities that strengthen ties within and across countries and technical communities. Their actions enhance ACM’s ability to raise awareness of computing’s important technical, educational, and social issues around the world.”

Obtained from https://www.acm.org/about-acm/about-the-acm-organization

Complete discussion questions associated with time management assessment & review of ACM code of ethics:

  • Click here to complete the discussion questions associated with the previous two exercises. Your work will be sent to the Office of Integrity and Ethical Development.

  • Student must have completed and submitted the pre-workshop exercises prior to registering for an upcoming workshop.

  • Students must register at least a week in advance of the workshop chosen. We will not be able to accommodate attendance the day before or the day off the workshop.

  • If a student has a deadline in which to complete this workshop by, we will work with the student in documenting registration of an upcoming workshop even if it is pass a deadline.

  • Each workshop is two (2) hours in length. Students are expected to commit to the full two hours scheduled.

  • Click here to review the current term/semester schedule and to register for an upcoming Academic Integrity Workshop.

  • If a student has a class conflict, please call our office 407-823-3477 to schedule an appointment. Students are not to miss a class to attend this workshop. This appointment will count and the same material will be covered as if attending a schedule workshop.