Ethics for Students

Module Objectives

At the end of this module you will be able to:

  • Differenciate between Ethics, Cyberethics, and Academic Integrity
  • Identify consequences of unethical behaviors on students
  • Recognize undesired conducts and behaviors in online learning
  • Enunciate an accepted code of conduct in online learning
  • Describe desired ways of communication in online learning

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Reading Materials

This lesson briefly instroduce to the online learner, its characteristics and why ethics matters. It provides also additional resources to know more about the online learner

This lesson introduces to academic integrity, copyright and intellectual property in online environments. References to the Copyright Law are provided, as guidelines to avoid plagiarism in online environments.

This lesson provides a general description about communication in online environments. A guideline for one-to-one and one-to-many communication is provided. The term netiquette is introduced and a list of most common acronyms and emoticos for better communication is provided.

This lesson provide a recommedation list to avoid unethical behaviour in online environments.

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