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Week 29: Legal and ethical contexts in my digital practice

All too familiar are stories in the media of the unethical choices that a minority of educators have made. Not understanding the ethical obligations teachers face can detrimentally affect students, harm teacher credibility and erode the public’s trust. Overarching of these issues are advances in innovation and access to online networking meaning the ethical implications… Continue reading Week 29: Legal and ethical contexts in my digital practice

Connectivism · COP (Community of Practice) · Digital divide · Digital fluency · Internet safety · Leadership · Technology

Stop Cyberbullying

I joined the Ning.com Stop Cyberbullying web site a couple of weeks ago [edit: I have to admit not having posted anything yet, however some seemingly very nice people have ‘befriended’ me]. It was as much a response to the perceived risk of inapropriate behaviour on the part of my students as I begin many… Continue reading Stop Cyberbullying

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Generation “C”

I love the concept of Gen”C” (C for Creation) for its all-inclusiveness, group-hug mentality. …so it’s mainly a teen phenomenon: “American teenagers today are utilizing the interactive capabilities of the internet as they create and share their own media creations. Fully half of all teens and 57% of teens who use the internet could be… Continue reading Generation “C”