The evolution of E-learning management systems: An ethical approach

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Show simple item record Alves da Silva, Nuno Sotero en Morais da Costa, Gonçalo Jorge en Prior, Mary en Rogerson, Simon en 2012-04-11T09:58:12Z 2012-04-11T09:58:12Z 2011
dc.identifier.citation Alves da Silva, N.S., Moraisda Costa, G.J., Prior, N. and Rogerson, S. (2011) The Evolution of E-learning Management Systems: An Ethical Approach. International Journal of Cyber Ethics in Education (IJCEE), 1 (3), pp 12-24 en
dc.identifier.issn 2155-6903
dc.description.abstract The development of educational technologies is enhancing a distinctive feature of learning environments: the learner’s personalized environment. However, the current literature in e-learning seems to neglect an impor¬tant discussion: will individuals (learners and lecturers) and organizations face an enhancement concerning ethical dilemmas due to this evolution? To promote this discussion, this paper builds on a consideration of e-learning definition and its ethical dilemmas, and human-centred learning concept and its dimensions, to examine the implications of integrating social and cultural contexts. By examining the evolution of e-learning management systems the argument progresses to a discussion of the relationships between pedagogy and ethics. By framing evidence at different scales, the authors critically reflect on the ethical dilemmas embedded in e-learning systems. The discussion concludes with advocating the adoption of an extension of “three P” mode of pedagogy to become the “P3E” model: personalization, participation, productivity, lecturer’s ethics, learner’s ethics, and organizational ethics. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject E-Learning management systems en
dc.subject empirical evidences en
dc.subject ethical dilemmas en
dc.subject human-centred learning en
dc.subject pedagogy en
dc.title The evolution of E-learning management systems: An ethical approach en
dc.type Article en
dc.researchgroup Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility en

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