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COURSE - Addressing Legal, Ethical, And Human Concerns

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This course discusses some of the legal, ethical, and human concerns that need to be addressed as a result of incorporating more technology and the Internet in the classroom. It includes a discussion of copyrighted material, proper citation guidelines, and fair use. Cyberbullying is covered, along with suggestions for preventing it. The course also describes Internet hoaxes, why they are harmful, and ways to identify them. It also examines various ways of detecting and preventing plagiarism. In addition, safe computer practices, such as preventative maintenance, proper placement of electronic equipment, and ergonomics, are also introduced.


Subject: Integrating Technology In The Classroom
Duration: 1 hour
Credit Hours: 1


  • COURSE - Addressing Legal, Ethical, And Human Concerns
Introduction - Addressing Legal, Ethical, And Human Concerns
Contains a course description and a brief overview of the objectives covered in this course.more... 
Observe Good Legal Internet Practices
Discusses which materials are considered copyrighted.more...
Explains the actions that should be taken in order to legally use copyrighted material.
Outlines proper citation guidelines.
Examines fair use as an exception to the copyright rule.
Goes over acceptable use policies and their implications for teachers and students. 
Understand Cyberbullying
Introduces cyberbullying.more...
Gives examples of what cyberbullying can entail.
Discusses the technologies that can allow for this anonymous behavior.
Offers suggestions about how to prevent cyberbullying. 
Look At Internet Hoaxes
Describes what Internet hoaxes are.more...
Discusses how they are harmful.
Identifies what to do with possible hoaxes.
Lists ways to identify hoaxes. 
Detect And Prevent Plagiarism
Aids teachers in their efforts to prevent plagiarism by pointing out services that help detect plagiarism.more...
Offers suggestions for preventing plagiarism. 
Exercise Safe Computer Practices
Discusses preventative maintenance strategies that can help protect or prolong the life of classroom computers.more...
Goes over different hazards to computers.
Emphasizes the importance of proper placement of all electronic equipment in classrooms.
Looks at ergonomics. 
Workbook - Addressing Legal, Ethical, And Human Concerns
Contains a printable workbook that includes a list of the lesson names and objectives covered in this course; a variety of real-life examples showing how the ideas and concepts discussed in this course could be used in a classroom, either as teaching tools or administrative aids; and exercises that provide additional practice and reinforcement of the skills and concepts covered in the course.more... 
Quiz - Addressing Legal, Ethical, And Human Concerns
Assesses the user's knowledge of the concepts covered in the Addressing Legal, Ethical, And Human Concerns course.more... 
Feedback - Addressing Legal, Ethical, And Human Concerns
This survey contains six brief questions pertaining to your educational role and computer experience, as well as to how you would rate your knowledge of this subject before and after this course.more...

Reviews (7)

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Cyber bullying needs to be addressed before allowing children to surf the web
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Cyber-bullying is an important topic.
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Knowing what options are available in cases of cyberbullying was very helpful
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I took down some of the websites they gave us. They can come in handy.
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