This page will be used for collecting articles, questions, and challenges related to ethical ed tech. Please add to the lists!
- Baron, Jessica. "Classroom Technology Is Indoctrinating Students Into A Culture Of Surveillance. Forbes. January 29, 2019.
- Beck, Estee N., et al. "Writing in an age of surveillance, privacy, and net neutrality." (2016).
- Beck, Estee N. Writing educator responsibilities for discussing the history and practice of suveillance & privacy in writing classrooms
- Crow, Angela. Writing program administrators: Considerations for student data collection.
- McKee, Heidi A. Protecting Net Neutrality And The Infrastructure Of Internet Delivery: Considerations for Our Past, Present, and Future.
- Reilly, Colleen A. Coming to Terms: Critical Approaches to Ubiquitous Digital Surveillance
- Vie, Stephanie and Jennifer deWinter. How are we tracked once we press play? Surveillance and Video Games.
- Gonzales, Laura and Danielle Nicolle Devoss Afterword: How do educators integrate data analytics in curricula?.
- Gilliard, Chris. "Pedagogy and the Logic of Platforms." Educause Review 3 (2017).
- Jhangiani, Rajiv and Robin DeRosa. "Open Pedagogy and Social Justice." Digital Pedagogy Lab, June 02, 2018.
- Lambert, S. R. "Changing our (Dis)Course: A Distinctive Social Justice Aligned Definition of Open Education." Journal of Learning for Development, 5(3) 2018.
- Stommel, Jesse and Sean Michael Morris. "A Guide for Resisting EdTech." Hybrid Pedagogy. June 15, 2017.
- Warner, John. Another Terrible Idea from Turnitin: A new way to surveil students. Yay!. Inside Higher Ed. February 6, 2018.
- Watters, Audrey. Hack Education. (Audrey Watters' blog Hack Education contains a wealth of writing on unethical trends in educational technology.)
- Glass, Erin R. Ten weird tricks for resisting surveillance capitalism (Dec. 2018.)
- Meinke, Billy and Steel Wagstaff. "Open" Education and Student Learning Data: Reflections on Big Data, Privacy, and Learning Platforms.
- Salo, Dorothea. We, Surveilled and Afraid, in a World We Never Made. Slides from presentation at Minnesota Library Association Annual Conference 2018.
- Collier, Amy. Digital Sanctuary: Protection and Refuge on the Web (Aug 2017)
- Caulfield, Mike. Improving Civic Discourse by Fostering Web Literacy: An Interview with Mike Caulfield (Oct. 2018)
- Caines, Autumm. What do we owe students when we collect their data? (Oct. 2018)
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What challenges keep you from avoiding the use of technologies that practice unethical forms of user surveillance and control? List any social, technical, institutional or other challenges that come to mind.
- There is no easy-to-use alternative to Google Docs, which is useful for facilitating collaborative writing, peer review, and instructor feedback.
- Students may be more inclined to use the (often more user-friendly) tools they are already familiar with rather than learning how to use different tools.
- Creating classroom consciousness takes time and scaffolding - a difficult task in short terms with many students.
- Instructors may be prescribed access to specific technologies and institutionally asked or mandated to use them.
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- How can educators learn more about surveillance practices happening via educational technology on their own campuses?
- How can educators influence campus IT decisions?
- How do we offer students open source tools and resources when they already have familiarities with proprietary tools?
- How do we maintain an equitable classroom when students have different levels of access to technology & tech tools?
- When are data collection practices ethical? When giving personal data, what does actual consent versus coerced consent look like?
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