Ethical Practices and Implications in Distance Learning, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 159904868X
  • ISBN-13: 9781599048680
  • DDC: 371.35
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 416 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released October 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Provides ethical insight into the world of e-learning through case studies that elucidate the issues through real-world examples. Outlines a systems approach as the framework to guide all ethical perspectives in Open and Distance Learning System (ODLS).

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Ethical Practices and Implications in Distance Education: An Introduction.
Ethical Conundrums in Distance Education Partnerships.
Ethics in Interactions in Distance Education.
Ethics in the Ambit of Distance Education.
Creating a Firewall Against Unethical Behaviours in Open and Distance Education Practice.
Ethical Concerns with Open and Distance Learning.
Preparing Students for Ethical Use of Technology: A Case Study for Distance Education.
Conversation Ethics for Online Learning Communities.
Ethical Conflicts in Research on Networked Education Contexts.
The Ethics of Designing for Multimodality: Empowering Nontraditional Learners.
Why “Cultural Sensitivities” and “Localizations” in Global E-Learning?.
Open to People, Open with People: Ethical Issues in Open Learning.
An American Perspective of Ethical Misconduct in ODLS: Who’s to Blame?.
Ethics Review Concerns of Canada’s Distance Researchers.
Market Forces in Higher Education: Cheating and the Student–Centred Learning Paradigm.
Using Real Case Studies to Teach Ethics Collaboratively to Library Media Teachers.
Preparing Faculty to Integrate Ethics into Online Facilitation.
Computer Ethics: Scenes from a Computer Education Department in Turkey.
Ethical Practice and Online Learning–A Contradiction? A Case Study.
Bilingual Plagiarism in the Academic World.
Ethical Practices and Implications in Distance Education: Lessons Learned.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.