EDT 50060 Ethics and Issues in Instructional Technology

This course will introduce students to contemporary instructional technology issues in local, state, national, and international education contexts. The course is designed to evaluate contemporary issues in instructional technology at the elementary, secondary, administrative and business levels. This course provides an opportunity for students to re-evaluate their conceptualizations and beliefs regarding those contemporary issues identified for discussion. Students will review and discuss literature related to topics such as inclusion, equity, privacy, information literacy, ethics, learn/work skills-set, gaming, interactive web applications, leadership, teacher leadership, past and current legislation, professional development, standards-based education, decision-making, copyright.