The Ethics of AI is a free online course created by the University of Helsinki. This course wants to encourage CU students across the faculties and disciplines to learn
what AI ethics means,
what can and can’t be done to develop AI in an ethically sustainable way,
and how to start thinking about AI from an ethical point of view.
More information here: ethics-of-ai.mooc.fi
CUNI students from all faculties and specializations are welcome, who are interested in ethical aspects of the artificial intelligence.
It is available online on the website ethics-of-ai.mooc.fi.
Students work independently at their own pace.
In this course, you will:
Discover why AI raises concerns about its ethically acceptable use and development
Become familiar with the ethical questions and concepts related to contemporary AI.
Learn how to combine ethical concepts and theories with AI by doing practical exercises.
1. Introduction: what is AI ethics?
2. Non-maleficence: what should we do?
3. Accountability: who should be blamed?
4. Transparency: should we know how AI works?
5. Human rights: should AI respect and promote rights?
6. Fairness: should AI be fair and non-discriminative?
7. AI ethics in practice: how might AI ethics develop?
The course is evaluated as a credit, meaning that students may fail or pass it (without grades), worth 2 credits
Completion of the course requires:
Successful completion of at least 90% completed exercises and minimum 50% correctness.
Filling out the questonnaire with the feedback – HERE – where you should paste a link to the certificate issued in the online course. Following this, the course supervisor will give you credits in SIS.
Assessment is based on exercises, including multiple choice quizzes, numerical exercises, and questions that require a written answer. The multiple choice and numerical exercises are automatically checked, and the exercises with written answers are reviewed by other students (peer grading) and in some cases by the instructors.
CUNI students enrol via SIS, the subject code is TVOL0017
The registration is open 2 weeks before the semester starts. The capacity is not limited.
Others within and outside of Charles University can pass the course for free after the registration at ethics-of-ai.mooc.fi
Don’t hesitate to contact us!
Course supervisor: Yeva Prysiazhniuk