Share Paper: Politics, Social Media, and Mobile Technology: Ensuring Ethics and Equity

  1. Stephanie Huffman, University of Central Arkansas, United States
  2. Erin Shaw, University of Central Arkansas, United States
  3. Stacey Loyless, University of Central Arkansas, United States
Tuesday, March 19 1:45 PM-2:05 PM Wilshire B

Abstract: In cultivating creativity in teaching and learning, an awareness of ethical practice and ensuring equity of opportunities for all is paramount (Burge, 2007). Digital leadership and mindful consideration of the task of balancing creativity and protection demands our attention in the redesign of educational environments. The underpinning to these issues lies in answering the following: 1. What responsibility does educator prep programs have in regard to preparing future teachers, school librarians, tech specialists and other educational leaders for the challenges that face P-12 organizations as they confront these issues? 2. What are the benefits and pitfalls of using social networking ...