Ethics in Emerging New media and e-learning environment Ética em mídias emergentes e ambientes de aprendizado eletrônico

Bolanle Olaniran, Indie M Williams

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Abstract

The advancement of information communication technology (ICT) brings with it the opportunity for new ways of knowing and doing, oftentimes outpacing the capacity for humans to keep up with those changes. This disparity between people and technology is apparent in the application of ethics in digital spaces, especially in the realm of e-learning environments. Recent studies show that ethical standards employed in physical spaces are being utilized in digital spaces as well, but this application fails to account for the challenges that e-learning presents, including perceptions of cheating and the vital responsibilities of online researchers. This paper explores issues in ethical behavior related to e-learning environments. Specifically, cheating and academic dishonesty among students is explored in addition to instructors’ obligations to teach and conduct research in a manner that abide by ethical standards. The paper concludes with a discussion of the implications of prioritization an
Original languageEnglish
JournalLinc em Revista
StatePublished - Dec 2 2015

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