About This Textbook
This book is the result of a co-design project in a class in the Masters of Education program at the University of Calgary. The course, and the resulting book, focus primarily on the safe and ethical use of technology in digital learning environments. The course was organized according to four topics based on Farrow’s (2016) Framework for the Ethics of Open Education. It discusses the following topics:
- Artificial Intelligence (AI)
- Social networking services (SNS)
- 3D printing
- Resource sharing
- Adaptive learning systems
- Assistive technologies
In each of the nine chapters, the authors discuss the connection to the value of technology in education, and practical possibilities of learning technologies for inclusive, participatory, democratic, and pluralistic educational paradigms.
This resource supports the development of skills and competencies in the B.C. Post-Secondary Digital Literacy Framework and aligns with the following competencies.
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