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Amit Chauhan

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EDIT 810: Cyber Ethics and School Law
Examines the rights and responsibilities of teachers and students as they interact in the world of technology. Course content includes: privacy on the internet, spamming, protecting children, copyright law, cryptography issues, causing personal harm through the Internet as well as harassment in cyberspace. Covers the effect of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and  Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other legislated mandates, including Title 17 – The Children’s Internet Protection Act on teachers in the classroom. Issues of diversity (learning, cultural, linguistic, gender, sex, etc.) in relation to the law, technology, and classroom teaching are discussed and strategies of dealing with these issues are developed. Students will demonstrate their ability to use Lexis/Nexis as a resource and search tool.
  1. Discussions
    1. Computer Ethics
    2. The Rights Approach
    3. The Utilitarian Approach
    4. Fairness and Justice Approach
    5. LaRussa v. Twitter
    6. Megan's Law and Sarah's Law
    7. Child Online Protection Act (COPA)
    8. Section 230 and Internet Gambling
    9. Keeping the Internet Devoid of Sexual Predators Act (KIDS)
    10. Plagiarism
    11. Blogging
    12. Section 504 and Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
    13. Cyberbullying