IT595 Week 1

Topic: Course introduction, Ground rule, Ethics in Instructional Technology, and Individual Work Time

  • Tavani, H. T. (2013). Ethics and Technology: Controversies, Questions, and Strategies for Ethical Computing (4th ed.). Wiley. Chp 1 & 10
  • ┬áText: Vance, M. L., Lipsitz, N. E., & Parks, K. (Eds.). (2014). Beyond the Americans With Disabilities Act: Inclusive Policy & Practice for Higher Education. Washington, DC: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. Chp 1, 2, & 3

Course Learning Goals
The goal of this session is for you to understand the role of ethics in instructional technology and how you need to understand ethics to develop as a professional in the field.

Service-Learning Goals
The goal of this session is for you to have the time to meet and greet with the UT Director of Online Programs and learn as much as you can regarding online programs accessibility issues.


Synchronous Activities on 6/2 During Class Hours on Blackboard Collaborate

Discussion Material


  • Blackboard Collaborate
    • Please join the class session in Blackboard Collaborate ready to start by 5:00pm.
  • Introductions to participants and class
  • Syllabus and Blackboard...
  • What this course will be about
  • Online Programs Accessibility Issues Overview


6:40pm-7:40pm--Peer Rotation A


7:50pm-8:50pm--Peer Rotation A

  • Breakout Activity 2
    • In assigned teams analyze scenarios
  • Reflections on what you learned so far and potential connections to readings
  • Check in with Lisa

Last Updated June 2, 2015