Ethics and Usability Testing in Computer Science Education (2006)


  • ACM SIGCSE Bulletin


  • Daryl H. Hepting


Ethics and usability testing are increasingly important parts of a modern computer science education, given the changing profile of computer science employment and the increased focus on privacy. This paper introduces the concept of a participant pool, a means to recruit participants for research, which can be a valuable tool in teaching usability testing and ethics. It has a role in an overall emphasis on software quality and the importance of research. It can also help to increase the profile of this research and the desirability of a Computer Science degree to the larger population.


	Author =  “Hepting, Daryl H.”,
	Title =  “Ethics and Usability Testing in Computer Science Education”,
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	Booktitle =  “ACM SIGCSE”,
	Doi =  “10.1145/1138403.1138438”,
	Journal =  “ACM SIGCSE Bulletin”,
	Month =  “June”,
	Number =  “2”,
	Pages =  “76–80”,
	Volume =  “38”,
	Year =  “2006”,