The Computing Ethics Narratives project is an interdisciplinary collaboration that integrates applied ethics into the undergraduate computing curriculum using narratives from a variety of sources, including films and television, literature, news, podcasts, blogs, and more.


The CEN team shares the foundations of the pedagogical approach to teaching computing ethics through narratives. Using this framework, narratives serve as ‘ethical laboratories’ that help students consider their own responsibilities as future creators of technologies and as members of a global computing community.


The Computing Ethics Narratives (CEN) work is supported by the Responsible Computer Science Challenge with funding from Omidyar Network, Mozilla, Schmidt Futures and Craig Newmark Philanthropies.

Technologies and Themes At-A-Glance

Narratives by Ethics Themes

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Narratives by Technologies

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