Presentation Title

Beyond Copyright: Understanding the Legal Implications for use of Online Technologies in Education

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2-1-2019 10:15 AM

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2-1-2019 11:15 AM

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Laws related to privacy, intellectual property ownership, Title IX compliance, employment law, and the overall legal and regulatory framework for the provision of online educational engagement are important for institutions and educators to understand. This panel session, led by three attorneys who also serve as legal educators and administrators, will help faculty and administrators comply with the university’s legal obligations, protect themselves, and enhance the learning environments for their students.

Abstract

Educational technologies seem more sophisticated each academic year. Online learning with the possible incorporation of social media, student engagement tracking, augmented and virtual reality, gamification, artificial intelligence, and collaborative environments, to name only a few, have the power to create powerful change the face of distance learning. As distance educators incorporate more of these tools, however, the legal landscape is also changing. Laws related to privacy, intellectual property ownership, Title IX compliance, employment law, and the overall legal and regulatory framework for the provision of online educational engagement are important for institutions and educators to understand. This panel session, led by three attorneys who also serve as legal educators and administrators, will help faculty and administrators comply with the university’s legal obligations, protect themselves, and enhance the learning environments for their students.

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Higher Ed

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Beyond Copyright: Understanding the Legal Implications for use of Online Technologies in Education

Educational technologies seem more sophisticated each academic year. Online learning with the possible incorporation of social media, student engagement tracking, augmented and virtual reality, gamification, artificial intelligence, and collaborative environments, to name only a few, have the power to create powerful change the face of distance learning. As distance educators incorporate more of these tools, however, the legal landscape is also changing. Laws related to privacy, intellectual property ownership, Title IX compliance, employment law, and the overall legal and regulatory framework for the provision of online educational engagement are important for institutions and educators to understand. This panel session, led by three attorneys who also serve as legal educators and administrators, will help faculty and administrators comply with the university’s legal obligations, protect themselves, and enhance the learning environments for their students.