A Technoethics Primer (with some focus on education)

There are so many questions that arise when technology and ethics collide. For a rich discussion on this topic or a “Technoethics Primer”, please join us for another Equity Unbound (@unboundeq) “Studio Visit” with Autumm Caines, @autumm!

Some questions we will discuss together:

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What happens to identity and agency in digital spaces? Where is privacy important? What happens to the idea of consent when tied to intricate terms of service that we don’t understand? What paradoxes exist, and how do we deal with them, when technology is both problematic and helpful at the same time? What does it mean to learn with technology? How much do we need to understand technology to be able to understand ethical implications of technology?

In this interactive presentation with Autumm Caines, we will consider these questions and more as we introduce technoethics, ask some questions, and have some conversations. 

Monday, November 9th at 1pm ET, and 8pm Cairo (see it in your own timezone above)

To register:

This free workshop is open to educators and students anywhere in the world. Please register for this event here.

Autumm Caines is an Instructional Designer at the University of Michigan – Dearborn in the Hub for Teaching and Learning Resources, prior to which she held professional appointments at St. Norbert College and Capital University. She holds a MA in Educational Technology from The Ohio State University. In the Open, she is a Co-Director of Virtually Connecting where her work explores questions of presence and spontaneity in synchronous virtual conversations as well as equity and inclusion in online community. She also helps to organize and facilitate Open/Connected online events for the purposes of faculty development and her own practice in digital stewardship, most recently with the tags #DigCiz, #DigPINS, and #EthicalEdTech. Autumm tweets @autumm and maintains a web portfolio at https://autumm.org

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