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Ethical Behaviour in the E-Classroom by Cassandra Smith

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Ethical theories and e-learning

Abstract:

Ethics are founded on ethical theories, some dating back to the nineteenth century. Principles, consequences of actions, and patterns of behaviour are encompassed by theories that try to answer these questions. Why do people behave as they do? Is there a reason behind their actions? Do consequences matter and, if so, will that change the choice? Which types of principles guide behaviour? Assessing behaviour origins can reveal inconsistency patterns that might need altering for individuals to effectively achieve the task – to meet the college goal. Not all behaviours and attitudes should, will, or need to be altered for the adult learner. However, they will have a wider perspective to establish what ...

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