Cyber bulling : is bullying that takes place through technology. One example of this would be sending messages through the internet or a cell phone that are considered to be bullying. Pictures are also considered a type of cyber bulling.Online Social Interaction: There are various ways to interact with people using technology. Specifically the internet. One example of this would be world wide chat rooms. It is very important to monitor what students are doing on the internet.
Freedom of Speech: There is a vast amount of information available on the internet. The ethical issue of freedom of speech comes up when we try to monitor speech on the internet. Options and feeling are often expressed on the internet. It is up to educators to monitor what site students are going on because they may come across inappropriate material.Privacy: Control vs. Monitoring. Should the government be able to watch a person is doing on the internet? In schools it is usually stated what site are allows and what sites are not.Academic Honesty: Because of all the resources available on the internet there are sites available to help students cheat. This is very unfortunate and there is anti-plagiarism sites out there.
Copyright: There are a lot of materials on the internet and when using technology that you must get the owners permission to use.Fair Use: are guidelines that are given to a teacher in face to face instruction where it states when you can use copyrighted materials.Privacy: Students do have privacy laws when using technology. You must get a parents permission when using certain typed of technology, For example, certain movies or internet cites.ADA: Information presented with technology must be accessible to students who may have a disabilityPiracy: You must not reproduce a copy of something this is called piracy. It is a violation of copy right laws.
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Teaching with technology
Technology and Education<br />By: Alexis Gibson<br />
Introduction<br />In the educational field technology is used everyday.<br />Technology can be used to assist educators in teaching<br />It also can be used by students to help them learn<br />Although there are great benefits to teaching with technology you must be aware of the ethical, legal, and social issues involved in teaching with technology.<br />
Want More Information<br />1. http://stopcyberbullying.org/<br />2. http://eaq.sagepub.com/content/39/2/187.abstract<br />
Conclusion<br />Although technology can be an excellent tool in the classroom there are ethical, legal, and social issues.<br />To be aware of these issues is critical when using technology in order to protect students and educators.<br />
Works Cited<br />Information for this PowerPoint was used from the book below.<br />Lever-Duffy, Judy, and Jean B. McDonald. Teaching and Learning with Technology. Boston: Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, 2011. Print.<br />