Building an Ethical Framework for E-learning Management System at a University Level
Hamad, Dr. Ahmad Qasim Al
Qawasmi, Dr. Khaled Issa Al
Hamad, Asma Qasim Al
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The use of the e-learning systems at a university level has increased and received wide acceptance all over the world. The academic community at higher educational organizations has recognized the potential advantages of using e-learning system to enhance the learning process. Despite this high academic interest in the subject there are some important issues that have not yet been tackled. At the top of these important issues comes the ethical debate . Embedding ethical standards in the e-learning process can help enhance the learning process, failing to address ethical issues in the e-learning environment may minimize the effectiveness of e-learning implementations and therefore decrease the value perception of these systems. The main aim of this paper is to propose an ethical framework to be used by both students and tutors in Learning Management Systems at a University level. The ethical framework can help in establishing common ethical standards in elearning environment among both tutors and students.