CUIN 538 : Legal, Ethical, and Security Issues in Educational Technology

This course is intended to give learners, aspiring to be technology leaders, a foundation that focuses on the following domains of digital citizenship: risks, law, and responsibilities and security. Course learners  will engage in readings on conduct an analysis of policies, existing frameworks, and the review of case studies to learn more about the importance of social, ethical, and legal concerns of policy development and standards in the classrooms of today and tomorrow. Learners will also plan for collaboration with stakeholders in their organization to work towards legal, secure, safe, and ethical implementation of educational technology.


Course Outcomes

After successfully completing the course, the learner will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the ethical issues associated with confidentiality and privacy relative to instructional and information technology.
  • Understand the ethical implications of information and technology.
  • Identify and navigate real-world problems encountered in instructional technology.
  • Identify and discuss a broad range of ethical issues that arise in the media, in routine conversations, and, in particular, in personal everyday professional practice.
  • Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and disposition to learn to make broad-minded, objective, and ethical decisions based on technical savvy and a sense of ethics.
  • Understand the social, ethical, legal, and human issues surrounding the use of technology in instructional settings and apply those principles in practice.





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