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  1. The Relationship between Law, Privacy, and Information Technology: A Legal and Philosophical Inquiry

    John F. Dalsey


    Historically, legislation or judicial review successfully controlled threats to personal privacy by information technology. Wiretapping legislation, for example, developed along with sophisticated ... More

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  2. Legislative and Judicial Information Systems

    Louise Giovane Becker

    Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science Vol. 9, No. 3 (February 1983) pp. 20–22

    Reviews computer applications in judicial, legal, and legislative information activities being used to support litigation and court administration, assist in searching for legislation and laws, aid... More

    pp. 20-22

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  3. Ethical and Legal Aspects of Computer-Based Student Information Systems

    Davis G. Johnson


    This paper presented as part of a symposium on Issues in the Design and Implementation of Computer-Based Student Information Systems focuses on the ethical and legal aspects of these systems. It... More

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  4. Legal issues involving students and Internet use: Implications for policy setting

    Deborah Disalvo Heaverin, Spalding University, United States

    (2006) pp. 1–130

    This study investigated judicial cases and prominent law issues from the early 1990s to the present that involved student Internet use and schools. The study results serve to provide a basis for... More

    pp. 1-130

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  5. Administrative issues in planning, implementing and evaluating two-way video distance education systems for K–12 schools

    Sara Lynn Croney, The University of Wisconsin - Madison, United States

    Administrative issues in planning, implementing and evaluating two-way video distance education systems for K–12 schools (1998) pp. 1–298

    The purpose of the study was to identify, interpret and analyze the administrative issues to be considered when planning and implementing distance education systems. This knowledge will be useful... More

    pp. 1-298

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  6. Online Supervision of School Counseling Interns: Addressing Technical Issues While Maintaining Professional Standards

    David Dietrich, The University of Tennessee at Martin, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) p. 740

    This Best Practices session described the issues involved in supervising graduate interns in an online school counseling Masters program. A challenge for the online university instructor is to... More

    p. 740

  7. Guidelines for a Changing World

    Jo Nell Wood & Karen Brack

    Journal of School Public Relations Vol. 32, No. 3 (2011) pp. 237–254

    This article investigates the issues surrounding teachers' use of social networking media and their First Amendment rights. It focuses on the need to develop a school district policy outlining... More

    pp. 237-254

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  8. Social Network Sites and Student-Lecturer Communication: An Academic Voice

    Joanna Jones, Ruth Gaffney-Rhys & Edward Jones

    Journal of Further and Higher Education Vol. 35, No. 2 (2011) pp. 201–219

    This article presents a synthesis of existing ideas relating to the use of social network sites by faculty within higher education institutions (HEIs) to communicate with the student body. As... More

    pp. 201-219

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  9. Cyberbullying: A Review of the Legal Issues Facing Educators

    Sameer Hinduja & Justin W. Patchin

    Preventing School Failure Vol. 55, No. 2 (2011) pp. 71–78

    School districts are often given the challenging task of addressing problematic online behaviors committed by students while simultaneously protecting themselves from civil liability by not... More

    pp. 71-78

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  10. Exploring Technological Frontiers: Autonomy in Legal Scholarship

    Lyria Bennett Moses

    Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society Vol. 30, No. 1 (2010) pp. 22–25

    In 1999, Barton Beebe critiqued a "golden age" of space law in the 1950s and 1960s in which obscure legal issues concerning space exploration and aliens were addressed. This article describes a... More

    pp. 22-25

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  11. Cross-Cultural Collisions in Cyberspace: Case Studies of International Legal Issues for Educators Working in Globally Networked Learning Environments

    Martine Courant Rife

    E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 7, No. 2 (2010) pp. 147–159

    This article explores some of the legal and law-related challenges educators face in designing, implementing, and sustaining globally networked learning environments (GNLEs) in the context of... More

    pp. 147-159

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  12. Legal Issues in the Protection of Student Freedoms

    Robert M. O'Neil

    Social Education Vol. 74, No. 6 (2010) pp. 322–325

    Hardly a week passes without yet another highly visible court case involving the rights and freedoms of secondary school students. The subject matter of these lawsuits is as varied as the... More

    pp. 322-325

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  13. Legal Risks for Students Using Social Networking Sites

    Michael Henderson, Melissa de Zwart, David Lindsay & Michael Phillips

    Australian Educational Computing Vol. 25, No. 1 (July 2010) pp. 3–7

    There are significant privacy, intellectual property, copyright and disclosure risks associated with the ill-considered use of social networking sites, however, the implementation of regulatory... More

    pp. 3-7

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  14. What Does the Law Say?

    Perry A. Zirkel

    TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 40, No. 1 (2007) pp. 74–76

    In this article, the author identifies and answers questions related to legal issues of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in comparison with Section 504 or the Americans with... More

    pp. 74-76

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  15. Assistive Technology and Academic Libraries: Legal Issues and Problem Resolution

    Ravonne A. Green

    Journal of Access Services Vol. 6, No. 1 (2009) pp. 36–47

    Legal issues have increasingly come to the forefront in academic libraries in recent years. Most of these issues involve The Rehabilitation Act, Section 504 (1973) or Americans with Disabilities... More

    pp. 36-47

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  16. States' Expectations for Teachers' Knowledge about School Law

    Rebecca Gajda

    Action in Teacher Education Vol. 30, No. 2 (2008) pp. 15–24

    This article presents the results of a study that examined what states expect individuals to know about school law to become licensed to teach. A web-based survey was used to determine the extent... More

    pp. 15-24

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  17. Case Study of Apple, Inc. for Business Law Students: How Apple's Business Model Controls Digital Content through Legal and Technological Means

    Margo E. K. Reder

    Journal of Legal Studies Education Vol. 26, No. 1 (2009) pp. 185–209

    This article describes a six-week long exercise that incorporates a dynamic learning approach into an e-commerce or Internet technology business law elective course; the exercise pursues an... More

    pp. 185-209

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  18. From Jefferson to Metallica to Your Campus: Copyright Issues in Student Peer-to-Peer File Sharing

    Lisa McHugh Cesarini & Paul Cesarini

    Journal of Technology Studies Vol. 34, No. 1 (2008) pp. 45–54

    When Lars Ulrich, drummer for the rock group Metallica, testified before Congress about his group's lawsuit against Napster in 2000, many people who followed copyright issues in the music industry ... More

    pp. 45-54

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  19. Responding to Messages of Adolescents on the Internet: Theoretical, Practical, and Ethical Issues

    Ronny Shtarkshall

    American Journal of Sexuality Education Vol. 1, No. 4 (October 2006) pp. 3–22

    This paper presents the policy and guidelines, which evolved over the last four years, for answering questions and giving counsel on an Internet site dedicated to sexuality and intimate relations... More

    pp. 3-22

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  20. Ethical, Legal, and Practical Issues in the Control and Regulation of Suicide Promotion and Assistance over the Internet

    Brian L. Mishara & David N. Weisstub

    Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior Vol. 37, No. 1 (February 2007) pp. 58–65

    The promotion of suicide and description of suicide methods on the Internet have led to widespread concern that legal control is mandated. Apart from value concerns pertaining to attitudes about... More

    pp. 58-65

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