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Ethical issues, however, surround some technologies especially the collection and management of information. The internet, for instance, has immensely contributed to the corrosion of morals but yet an important learning platform that has been used to standardize and globalize knowledge acquisition. This article will explore the dilemma of incorporating technology in education and training.
Significantly, technology itself can process moral and ethical qualities, but the issues to be considered are how application of technology in education creates ethical conflicts. According to Shilton et al. (2014), design decision affordance and social norms are part of engineering. Social aspects of a design process will, therefore, involves ethical issue (Shilton, et al., 2014 7).
Technology has modified the approach to education and learning modes. Online-Based learning and virtual schools is a result of incorporating technology in education. More people are benefiting since classes are more flexible and affordable. There is no all evil in technology. “Regardless of a student’s socioeconomic status, the number of students carrying their own mobile devices is growing exponentially every year” (Antonioli et al., 2014. 99). This means the platform communication will be available for almost every student in the future.
Advancement in technology has increased the use of energy in most cases the oil reserves. This has led to global warming and exposure of radioactive waste on people and the environment. Responsible technologies aim to reduce energy requirements of equipment and generation of environmentally friendly energy. Incorporating technological aspects of learning creates a generation that is receptive to technology, and these create a risk of the irresponsible implementation of the technologies in the future. Technologically oriented education will create efficiency-oriented work that will consider
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