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  1. Two Rooms: The Best practices of supporting and mentoring Graduate counseling interns from a distance in the Online Courseroom

    Heather Zeng, Capella Univeristy, United States; Erin Doherty, Capella University Student, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 2527–2530

    Counseling internships typically include hours in the field and opportunities for teaching. In a distance learning format requirements are no different. Yet, the competencies needed to flourish in ... More

    pp. 2527-2530

  2. MOOC Learning Experience Design: Issues and Challenges

    Helene Fournier, National Research Council Canada, Canada; Rita Kop, Yorkville University, Canada

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 14, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 289–304

    This paper will present current work on various frameworks that are aimed at guiding the research, development, and evaluation efforts around Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Initiatives and... More

    pp. 289-304

  3. Does Simulator Sickness Impair Learning Decision Making While Driving a Police Vehicle? | Le mal du simulateur: un frein à l’apprentissage de la prise de décision en conduite d’un véhicule de police?

    Eve Paquette, Centre de recherche et de dveloppement stratgique, cole nationale de police du Qubec, Canada. Dpartement de psychologie, Universit du Qubec Trois-Rivires, Trois-Rivires, Canada., Canada; Danielle-Claude Blanger, Centre de recherche et de dveloppement stratgique, cole nationale de police du Qubec, Canada., Canada

    Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 41, No. 2 (Jun 07, 2015)

    The use of driving simulators is an innovation for police training in Quebec. There are some issues related to their impact on training objectives. This article presents the results of a study... More

  4. Intergenerational Learning of IT Literacy

    Kohta Tabata & Yoshio Yamagishi, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Japan

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 572–578

    Information technology (IT) literacy seems to be necessary for all age people nowadays. Mainly IT literacy has two aspects: ethics and skills. The young people tend to be skilled in the use of IT... More

    pp. 572-578

  5. Rhizo14: A Rhizomatic Learning cMOOC in Sunlight and in Shade

    Jenny Mackness, Independent Education Consultant and Researcher; Frances Bell, Itinerant Scholar

    Open Praxis Vol. 7, No. 1 (Feb 13, 2015) pp. 25–38

    The authors present findings from the first stage of research into a ‘home-grown’ connectivist MOOC, Rhizomatic Learning: The Community is the Curriculum (Rhizo14). We compare the surface view of... More

    pp. 25-38

  6. “Pushing limits” on-line Academic Integrity, Student Engagement and Quality Learning

    Elaine Correa, Medaille College, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 671–673

    As students become increasingly more technologically skilled, concerns for maintaining high academic standards on-line continually challenge practitioners of web-based teaching environments. ... More

    pp. 671-673

  7. Teacher-student relationship in the SNS-era: Ethical issues

    Alona Forkosh Baruch, Levinsky College of Education, Israel; Arnon Hershkovitz, Tel Aviv University, Israel

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 2701–2706

    Public debate on social networking sites (SNS) usage in teacher-student interactions has been vigorous and controversial in nature, emphasizing drawbacks rather than mutual benefits; disadvantages ... More

    pp. 2701-2706

  8. New technologies, new concerns: Negotiated ethics for a research community

    Geoffrey Lautenbach & Jacqueline Batchelor, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 1326–1331

    With increased access to digital technologies and the omnipresent nature of social media applications and online services new concerns for ethical research practice arise. Currently children and... More

    pp. 1326-1331

  9. Photojournalism Issues for the 1990s: Concerns for All Teachers of Journalism Courses

    Paul Lester


    Journalism instructors are concerned that the credibility of images and consequently of words will suffer if the image content, as the photographer took the picture at the time, is altered by a... More

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  10. Scholarly Communication in the Network Environment: Issues of Principle, Policy and Practice

    Brian Kahin

    Electronic Library Vol. 10, No. 5 (1992) pp. 275–86

    Discussion of legal and ethical issues raised by the growth of research networking focuses on two general areas: (1) communication, prepublication, and publication; and (2) the network as a... More

    pp. 275-86

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  11. Transfer and Adaptation of Self-Instructional Materials

    Gajaraj Dhanarajan & Shannon Timmers

    Open Learning Vol. 7, No. 1 (1992) pp. 3–11

    Discusses the collaborative use of learning materials in distance education based primarily on experiences at the Open Learning Institute (OLI) of Hong Kong. Topics addressed include curriculum... More

    pp. 3-11

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  12. Ethical Considerations in Distance Education

    Diane Reed & Thomas J. Sork

    American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 4, No. 2 (1990) pp. 30–43

    Discusses issues in distance education for adults that can affect the welfare of others and suggests ethical sensitivity is needed. Ethical issues addressed include admission and retention of... More

    pp. 30-43

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  13. The New Technology: Is It Part of the Solution or Part of the Problem in Education?

    Michael W. Apple

    Computers in the Schools Vol. 8, No. 1 (1991) pp. 59–81

    Discussion of the growth of technology in society focuses on political, economic, and ethical issues concerning technology in education. Highlights include technological needs of the economy;... More

    pp. 59-81

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  14. Computer-Assisted Testing and the Goals of Counseling Psychology

    James P. Sampson

    Counseling Psychologist Vol. 18, No. 2 (1990) pp. 227–39

    Analyzes five trends in computer-assisted testing as they relate to goals of counseling psychology: (1) computer-based test interpretation; (2) computer-assisted instruction; (3) integration of... More

    pp. 227-39

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  15. Educational Computing: Ethical Issues for School Administrators and Policy Makers

    Nancy P. Hunt & Rosemary Papalewis


    The amount of knowledge that site and central office administrators possess about the ethical use of computer software in schools is assessed in this report. Specific questions addressed included... More

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  16. Ethical Issues Associated with the Use of Interactive Technology in Learning Environments

    Alfred Bork

    Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 21, No. 2 (1988) pp. 121–28

    Discusses general social, moral, and ethical issues connected with computers in education; considers ethical issues related to the development of computer-based learning materials; and examines the... More

    pp. 121-28

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  17. Legal, Societal, and Ethical Issues Concerning Intellectual Rights in Computer Education

    Regina Baron Brunner


    Computer software, which often takes years to produce, is currently being copied and used illegally in school settings. This violation of the law has many repercussions within the academic... More

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  18. Technology for Persons with Severe Disabilities: Practical and Ethical Considerations

    J Bradley Garner & Philippa H. Campbell

    Journal of Special Education Vol. 21, No. 3 (1987) pp. 122–32

    Issues related to technological advances for the severely handicapped are discussed, including obstacles to the use of adaptations and technological devices; strategies for selection, design, and... More

    pp. 122-32

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  19. Implications of Computer-Assisted Testing and Assessment for Professional Practice and Training

    Scott T. Meier & Steve M. Geiger

    Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development Vol. 19, No. 1 (1986) pp. 29–34

    Addresses the ethical and pragmatic issues, yet to be incorporated into professional training and continuing education, raised by the introduction of microcomputers. (Author/ABB) More

    pp. 29-34

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  20. Integrating Computer-Assisted Testing and Assessment into the Counseling Process

    Charles G. Eberly & Eugene J. Cech

    Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development Vol. 19, No. 1 (1986) pp. 18–26

    Discusses practical uses, potential problem areas, and ethical issues of microcomputer technology integrated into counseling. Makes several suggestions for software development. (Author/ABB) More

    pp. 18-26

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