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Acceptable Use Policies in Schools: An Initial Study

, Immaculata University, United States ; , Drexel University, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Austin, Texas, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-92-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA


Abstract: This paper will discuss the interim results of an initial study of 7 school districts’ acceptable use policies (AUP) as they relate to markers of sustainability. The study focuses on the development and implementation of district’s AUPs, how changes in technology and society affect a district’s AUP, teachers’, administrators’ and technology directors’ perceived value of technology vis-à-vis learning and culture, and the formal processes that guide the district’s AUP.


Charnitski, C. & Harvey, F. (2012). Acceptable Use Policies in Schools: An Initial Study. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of SITE 2012--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 4808-4813). Austin, Texas, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 22, 2019 from .

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