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Mobile learning: a meta-ethical taxonomy

Farrow, Robert (2011). Mobile learning: a meta-ethical taxonomy. In: IADIS International Conference, Mobile Learning 2011 , 10-12 March 2011, Avila, Spain.

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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: The Author
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)
Item ID: 29149
Depositing User: Robert Farrow
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2011 13:24
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2012 23:09
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/29149
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