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In this paper I discuss some of the ethical issues relating to the use of mobile technologies in education. I argue that the frames of reference used by educators and technologists fail to capture the nature, scope and impact of ethical issues in mobile learning. A taxonomy of ethical issues based on dominant positions in meta-ethical moral theory is proposed. Using categories from the Mobile Technologies in Lifelong Learning (MOTILL) project, I show how this taxonomy can be applied in such a way as to facilitate understanding of ethical issues in mobile learning.
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|Keywords:||mobile learning; policy; ethics; education; metaethics; methodology|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Institute of Educational Technology|
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
|Depositing User:||Robert Farrow|
|Date Deposited:||22 Jul 2011 13:24|
|Last Modified:||05 Oct 2016 03:26|
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