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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ITEC 7495:Legal, Social, and Ethical Issues in Instructional Technology

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: Admission to the M.Ed. program in Instructional Technology.
This course emphasizes preventive strategies and knowledge technology leaders need to avoid costly, disruptive litigation as they attempt to successfully blend various technologies into the instructional and administrative work of schools. Course reflects recent legislation and court decisions. Topics include: Legal Systems and Structures; Instructional Technology and the Law: An Overview; Students, Technology, and the Law; Employees, Technology, and the Law; Data and Electronic Records (FERPA); The Off-Campus Electronic Presence; Technology in Instruction: Copyright and Fair Use; Unique Social and Ethical Issues in Technology; The Digital Divide: Ensuing Equitable Access in 21st Century Schools; Using Assistive and Adaptive Technologies in Schools (ADA, IDEA).



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