When the Internet Becomes X-Rated: Creating an Ethical Climate for Technology in Catholic Schools
Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, Vol. 4, No. 4, p. 514, June 2001
16 Pages Posted: 3 Jun 2007
Pornography is the number-one business on the Internet, yet the very same Internet can be a valuable souce of knowledge for all students. Educators face many challenges in bringing the Internet into the classrooms. This article reviews recent and relevant case law on Internet access in schools, offers guidance about the writing of effective acceptable use policies, and concludes with advice to Catholic school teachers and administrators on creating an ethical climate while fully using available technology.
Keywords: Internet, acceptable use policies, schools
JEL Classification: K00
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