EPSRC/ESRC ethics resources

TEL co-funders the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) have a blog on ‘research ethics and social reflections in the context of ICT’. The growing resource already includes a Research Ethics Guidebook and information about workshops on related subjects.

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TEL co-funders Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) also have a Research . . . → Read More: EPSRC/ESRC ethics resources

Report on TEL Glasgow workshop

A report on the recent TEL ethics and capacity building event hosted by the Inter-Life project is . . . → Read More: Report on TEL Glasgow workshop

MUITEL Research Documents Now Available

New documents are now available from the Ethics strand, led by Mike Sharples and Vic Lally, on Mobile, Ubiquitous, Immersive Technologies (MUITEL). As an introduction to the work of the strand, a MUITEL taster document is available to download, and the topic is explored thoroughly in the MUITEL . . . → Read More: MUITEL Research Documents Now Available

Ethics in MUITEL taster available

We’re pleased to make available a four page summary of some of the work done by our Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Ethics thematic strand here.

‘MUITEL: an ethical perspective’ by Vic Lally, Mike Sharples, Neil Bertram, Sherriden Masters and Fran Tracy looks at how researchers into ‘Mobile, Ubiquitous and Immersive’ technologies face new ethical situations not . . . → Read More: Ethics in MUITEL taster available

New bottles, old wine? A debate on the ethics of educational interventions in popular digital technologies

The topic of Ethics was the focus of a debate at this years’ ALT-C conference, held at the University of Nottingham, from 7th-9th September 2010. John Traxler, Frances Bell, Andy Black, Mark Childs and Steve Wheeler led the debate; the abstract described the event as follows:

“Educators have started using popular digital technologies, including mobile phones and . . . → Read More: New bottles, old wine? A debate on the ethics of educational interventions in popular digital technologies

Researching the Ethical Dimensions of Immersive and Ubiquitous Digital Technologies

Work has recently begun on a new strand looking at ‘Researching the Ethical Dimensions of Immersive and Ubiquitous Digital Technologies’. The strand team comprises Vic Lally, Mike Sharples, Beth Cross and Caroline Windrum.

It is increasingly apparent that engaging in ‘digital’ research is crucial for the development of the creative economy and, perhaps more importantly, for the . . . → Read More: Researching the Ethical Dimensions of Immersive and Ubiquitous Digital Technologies