The MOOC deals with the problems created, aggravated or transformed by AI. It is intended to give students a chance to reflect on the ethical, social, and cultural impact of AI by focusing on the issues faced by and brought about by professionals in AI but also by citizens, institutions and societies. The MOOC addresses these topics by means of case studies and examples analyzed in the light of the main ethical frameworks.
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This MOOC is one of the MOOCs of the series titled “Introduction to Artificial Intelligence”, aimed at providing technical and non-technical, including historical and political, notions on artificial intelligence. The series investigates why artificial intelligence is nowadays considered the most disruptive enabling technologies up to at least 2050 and gives basic groundings for a preliminary approach to the area. It also deepens ethical issues and national strategies.
This course deals on how to reflect on the ethical, social, and cultural issues of AI and how to apply ethical frameworks to problems created, aggravated or transformed by AI.
|Provided By||Politecnico di Milano|
|Type of provider||HE Institution|
|Learning opportunity type||MOOC|
|Workload in hours||8|
|Admission procedure||Open to all|
|Price details||You can access the course absolutely free of charge and completely online.|
|Assessments||To successfully complete this course, and henceforth receive the certificate of accomplishment, it is necessary to pass the quiz with 60%.|
|Type of credential||Certificate of participation|
|ISCEDF Code||0223 - Philosophy and ethics|
|Education subject||0223 Philosophy and ethics|
|Learning settings||non formal learning|
|Learning outcome||Ethics of AI – LO – Critically|
Critically analyze the current policies for AI
|Learning outcome type||Skill|
|Learning outcome||Ethics of AI – LO – Describe|
Describe the reasons for an ethical analysis applied to AI
|Learning outcome||Ethics of AI – LO – Identify|
Identify the ethical and social impacts and implications of AI
|Learning outcome||Ethics of AI – LO – Learn how|
Learn how to analyze problems through an ethical lens
|Learning outcome type||Skill|
|Reusability level||Cross-sector skills and competences|
|Learning outcome||Ethics of AI – LO – Recognize and analyze|
Recognize and analyze ethical and social issues inherent in AI by means of examples and case-studies analyzed with the use of the main ethical frameworks
|Learning outcome||Ethics of AI – LO – Recognize how|
Recognize how the notion of responsibility is challenged when designing and using AI tools
|Assessor type||artificial intelligence|
|Assessment format||automatic grading|
|Awarding opportunity||The Certificate of Accomplishment will be released to anyone who successfully completes the course by answering correctly to at least 60% of the questions by the end of the edition. You will be able to download the Certificate of Accomplishment directly on the website. Once you have successfully passed the course, you can request the Certificate of Accomplishment without waiting for the end of the edition. The Certificate of Accomplishment does not confer any academic credit, grade or degree.|