Vanessa Dennen

Many educators – myself included – find emerging technologies exciting. When there’s something new available, we want to play with it and test it out in a class setting. However, enthusiasm for exploring a new technology can at times overshadow or obscure ethical concerns. In this session, I will share some of these ethical issues (e.g., privacy; technology access; extraneous cognitive load issues), providing brief case examples and solutions, and raise the larger issues of whether we should develop forward-thinking policies to guide educators in this area and whose responsibility it might be (students, instructors, administrators, or all three) to ensure ethical use of emerging technologies in educational settings.


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Vanessa Dennen · May 5, 2013 at 1:38 pm

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