Technology and Ethics
Instructor: Les Roka
Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)
Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)
Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development
NDSU Credit Fee: $395
Technology and Ethics will examine the impact that cyber technology has on education. Copyright, intellectual property, privacy, free speech, and ethically responsible behavior are the challenges educators will address in this course. Educators will produce a course project designed to help educate and train the faculty, staff, and administration of their schools to best protect and instruct their students in areas pertaining to digital media and technology.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Evaluate ethical practices and emerging dilemmas tied to technology.
- Examine how online plagiarism and breach of intellectual property occur.
- Develop a position that balances free speech and the rights of the individual.
- Integrate ideas to prevent inappropriate and harmful online behavior.
- Develop a training session on ethics and the Internet for their home schools.
Readings will be provided online.
About The Instructor
Les Roka earned his Doctor of Philosophy & his M.S. in Journalism and mass communication from Ohio University. He earned his B.S. in Business Administration from The University of Toledo. Roka
- Courses for Fall begin September 29 - December 14, 2014
A minimum $20 processing fee will be assessed per person for cancellations received after the start of the course. Refunds are not issued after the start of the course or after access to the course has been provided.