Cyberethics Across the Curriculum

Cyberethics Across the Curriculum

Jorge Gaytan (University of West Georgia, USA), Sunil Hazari (University of West Georgia, USA) and Alexa North (University of West Georgia, USA)
Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 12
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-865-9.ch062
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Abstract

Business teacher educators are being challenged to establish ethical frameworks to teach students to solve problems related to business ethics and to demonstrate the connection between leadership and ethical behavior. In addition, business teacher education programs, housed in business schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), are being affected by the demands placed by the Ethics Education Task Force of AACSB International to renew and revamp their commitment to business ethics education by concentrating on the connection between leadership and values. Following an ethical framework developed by The Center for Ethics at Harvard University, this chapter reviews models for sound ethical decision-making; discusses academic honesty policy issues; provides strategies for detecting online plagiarism; gives strategies for teaching cyberethics; proposes future trends; and, presents a resource list of Web sites to assist faculty in detecting plagiarism.

Key Terms in this Chapter

Technology-Based Education: Technology-based education is the integration of instructional technology into the learning environment of schools.

Ethical Models: Ethical models are prototypes or frameworks for ethical decision-making processes.

Cyberethics: Cyberethics are related to online teaching and learning.

Ethics Education: Ethics education is the teaching of ethics in the classroom.

Ethical Frameworks: Ethical frameworks are schemes used to teach ethics in the classroom.

Plagiarism: Plagiarism is the unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one’s own original work.

Decision-Making Models: Decision-making models are prototypes or frameworks for ethical decision-making processes.

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