Safe and ethical online teaching

Advice on using learning technology and delivering online instruction responsibly to keep students and faculty secure

Spotlight collection offering advice on ensuring online teaching is safe and ethical

Online learning and education technology make it possible to collect, store and analyse student data in much greater detail than ever before. Used effectively these records can inform improvements to teaching and university services. But the internet and information it harvests also exposes users to risk of data misuse, breaches of privacy, cyberattacks and more. This collection of resources looks at how universities should approach online learning to ensure it is safe for students and faculty.

Secure and transparent use of student data

Bronwen Swinnerton and James Pickering outline the steps all universities should take to ensure ethical and transparent collection and use of student data via ed-tech platforms

Bronwen Swinnerton, James Pickering

University of Leeds

Upholding good conduct online