Educator ethics in the digital world

Learn how to minimize risk – inside the classroom, and out

Expand your knowledge with educator ethics courses

Professional educators like you rely on continued education to develop the skills it takes to make a positive impact on your school and the surrounding community.

The educator ethics classes are designed to help you develop a better understanding of the role that technology plays in creating and heightening ethical dilemmas, as well as strategies for minimizing the risk of student cyber misconduct. These graduate level courses provide K-12 educators with the opportunity to develop instructional strategies, curricular materials and projects to guide student learning on issues of online behavior.

Courses are only 4 weeks long, and explore topics like legal and ethical guidelines for teachers and administrators, use of technology, digital citizenship, cyberethics and online conduct.

Expand your knowledge with online educator ethics courses that cover:

  • Factors that cause cyberethical misconduct.
  • Motivations and relationships that contribute to risk factors.
  • Strategies to minimize the risk of cyberethical misconduct.
  • Costs and consequences of digital misconduct by students.
  • Contributory roles of technology in the types of damage caused by student digital misconduct.

When you enroll, you’ll have all the support you need to succeed in your education – including access to helpful online resources and valuable career resources.

These courses may help you meet criteria for potential recertification, endorsements and professional development. If you plan on transferring to an outside educational institution, it is important that you check with them first to determine if credits are transferrable. 

Our courses make continuing education more convenient for professional educators with busy schedules. Get started today by calling 866.484.1815 or request more info.

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Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student's choice. Individual courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.

Although our continuing education for teachers courses are accepted by some state agencies in the United States toward teacher certifications and endorsements, this may not be the case in all states or foreign jurisdictions. If you plan to use courses for certification or endorsement, please check with your own state agency and your school district for applicability. Continuing education for teachers courses are not intended to apply to degree programs at University of Phoenix. These courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.

While widely available, not all courses are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.