Ethical Practices

Ethical Practices
Reflect on the articles and their links as well as the website for Week Three and professional experiences in relation to the points conveyed in the resources. Review the hypothetical below and discuss the issues involved using the example questions as a guide.
1. Lin, H. (2007). The ethics of instructional technology: issues and coping strategies experienced by professional technologists in design and training situations in higher education. Educational Technology Research and Development, 55, 411-437. Retrieved from
? Article explores empirical research on ethical issues that arise from use of instructional technology in higher education contexts.
2. U.S. Copyright Office. (2012). Fair use. Retrieved from
? United States Copyright Office publication discussing Fair Use.

1. Dabbagh, N. (2006). Instructional design knowledge base. Retrieved from
? Provides a summary of major theories and models of instructional design with supplementary materials related to theorists and strategies.

Hypothetical: Some of your learners are struggling with a concept in your class. You decide to use a “Google Hangout” study session and invite students who are struggling to attend for additional synchronous help. During the Hangout some of your students convey personal information about how and why they are struggling in class. Consider the ethical issues that might arise from the design of this synchronous study session.
For example, could you record and reuse the Hangout for another class?
Could you prevent students from recording and distributing the Hangout?
How would you design the synchronous study session to exemplify and ensure ethical usage of the technology?