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Code of ethics presentation

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Code of ethics presentation

  1. 1. Code of Ethics For Instructors and Online Students
  2. 2. What is a Code of Ethics? <ul><li>“ The principles of conduct governing an individual or </li></ul><ul><li>group; professional conduct.” </li></ul><ul><li>*To help you better understand visit the code of ethics.gov site* </li></ul><ul><li> http://www.education.gov.mt/ministry/doc/code_of_ethics.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Merriam-Webster Dictionary </li></ul><ul><li>Merriam-Webster Dictionary </li></ul>
  3. 3. Code of Ethics for Instructors <ul><li>State and Explain objectives and clear directions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attendance policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grading assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rubrics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deadlines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rights to privacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student behavior </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rules </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Model & Samples <ul><li>Always model great behavior and conduct within the course </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The instructor is always a mentor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Always show samples of work from previous students or teacher made samples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is very important for students to have a guide to avoid frustration and confusion </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Conducive Environment <ul><li>Welcome all students and help them </li></ul><ul><li>feel comfortable by using intro- </li></ul><ul><li>ductory activities </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate sensitivity to all cultural </li></ul><ul><li>differences, opinions and personalities </li></ul><ul><li>Present credentials </li></ul>
  6. 6. Always Keep it Current <ul><li>Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Rewards </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Course content needs to go along with the intellectual property rights and fair use procedures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Update constantly in all these categories </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Code of Ethics for Online Students <ul><li>Respect </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss </li></ul><ul><li>Interact </li></ul><ul><li>Discipline </li></ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Present </li></ul><ul><li>Credit </li></ul>
  8. 8. Respect & Discuss <ul><li>Respect other students’ and teachers’ opinions, ideas and privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss course content and course work with students and teachers to get feedback and ideas </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Interact </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interact with other students and the instructor to help build a positive learning environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build online relationships to help with feedback and comprehension </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discipline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Self reflect on work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make sure enough time is set aside to do coursework and in a timely manner </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Organize </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All work should be organized to ensure legible and good quality work </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Responsibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be responsible enough to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Report any bullying </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technology problems </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ask for clarification </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Implement the correct learning tools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Present </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Present your ideas and coursework with clarity and class </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Credit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Give credit where credit is due </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do NOT claim someone else’s work as your own </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Site all references and resources </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. References <ul><li>Anderson, T. (2005). Design-based research and its application to a call center innovation in distance education. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology , 31(2), 69-84. </li></ul><ul><li>Caspi, A., & Gorsky, P. (2006) Distance Education Students’ Dialogic Behavior. Studies in Higher Education , 31(6), 735-752. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Ethics. (2010). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. Retrieved from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethics </li></ul><ul><li>Gardner, H. (2006). Five Minds for the Future. Boston: Harvard School of Business Publishing. </li></ul><ul><li>Guide to Teaching Online Courses.(2002-2006). National Education Association. Retrieved from http://www.nea.org/technology/onlinecourseguide.html </li></ul>
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