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This is the course website for LTEC 676, Social and Ethical Issues in Educational Technology for Summer 2016 at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa.

Students in ETEC 676 will examine social and ethical issues as they relate to technology in instructional settings. Focus on social justice and societal impact. Prerequisite: ETEC major or consent.

The instructor will employ student-centered, active learning, authentic learning, and collaborative learning strategies. Students will participate as knowledge creators rather than as knowledge consumers.

The content for this course revolves around the following themes:

  • Appropriate user behavior in the use of instructional technologies.
  • Social and ethical issues related to teaching, learning, creativity, and research.
  • Internet privacy, safety, and intellectual property.
  • Hands-on work with educational technology applications to express your views.
  • Contributing knowledge rather than just consuming it.

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