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Ethical Use of Technology in Digital Learning Environments: Graduate Student Perspectives

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Barbara Brown

Verena Roberts

Michele Jacobsen

Copyright Year: 2020

Publisher: University of Calgary

Language: English

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Reviewed by Morris Thomas, Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning, & Assessment, Howard University on 2/8/21

The book is comprehensive by providing content and context on the various issues involving ethical use of technology in digital learning environments. The authors covers information from admissions and access for the use and creation of... read more

Table of Contents

  • Part I: Underlying Ethical Issues and Value of Technologies: Artificial Intelligence, Social Networking Services, 3D Printing
    • Chapter 1: Ethical Considerations When Using Artificial Intelligence-Based Assistive Technologies in Education
    • Chapter 2: Beware: Be Aware - The Ethical Implications of Teachers Who Use Social Networking Sites (SNSs) to Communicate
    • Chapter 3: From Consumers to Prosumers: How 3D Printing is Putting Us in the Driver’s Seat for Creation and the Ethical Considerations that Accompany this Shift.
  • Part II: Promoting Equity in Personalized Learning Contexts: Academic Resource Sharing, Adaptive Learning Systems, STEM, Assistive Technologies
    • Chapter 4: Ethical Issues in Academic Resource Sharing
    • Chapter 5: Adaptive Learning Systems in Modern Classrooms
    • Chapter 6: STEM Beyond the Acronym: Ethical Considerations in Standardizing STEM Education in K-12
    • Chapter 7: Considerations of Equitable Standards in the Implementation of Assistive Technology
  • Part III: Nurturing Ethical Awareness in Institutional Contexts: Admissions and Communications
    • Chapter 8: Who Gets In? Examining Ethics and Equity in Post-Secondary Admissions
    • Chapter 9: To What Extent Does Fake News Influence Our Ability to Communicate in Learning Organizations?

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  • About the Book

    This book is the result of a co-design project in a class in the Masters of Education program at the University of Calgary. The course, and the resulting book, focus primarily on the safe and ethical use of technology in digital learning environments. The course was organized according to four topics based on Farrow’s (2016) Framework for the Ethics of Open Education.

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    Barbara Brown

    Verena Roberts

    Michele Jacobsen