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Computers and Society

Computing for Good, 1st Edition

By Lisa C. Kaczmarczyk

CRC Press

305 pages

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Since computer scientists make decisions every day that have societal context and influence, an understanding of society and computing together should be integrated into computer science education. Showing students what they can do with their computing degree, Computers and Society: Computing for Good uses concrete examples and case studies to high

Table of Contents

Poverty Alleviation in the Remote Peruvian Andes. Improving Patient Care with Digital Image Management. Internet Voting for Overseas Citizens. Social Networking and Computer Modeling Aid Sea Turtles. Best Practice Recommendations in Children's Medical Care. Protecting Lives Using the Results of Earthquake Modeling. When Following Your Passion Means Forming Your Own Business.

About the Author

Lisa C. Kaczmarczyk is currently an external evaluator on National Science Foundation-funded research projects. She has over 18 years of experience teaching and researching applied learning theory in computer science education. Dr. Kaczmarczyk is a member of the ACM Education Council and an associate editor of ACM Inroads. She earned a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, master's degrees from the University of Oregon and Northeastern University, and a B.A. from Tufts University. You can access her blog at

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Programming / Games
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety