Acceptable Use Policies in School Districts: Myth or Reality?

Kona Renee Taylor, Eun Won Whang, Sharon Y. Tettegah

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Although "acceptable use" policy (AUP) constitutes a fairly straightforward perspective in many school districts - students' ethical, legal, and personally responsible educational usage of electronic technologies - there is a more ambiguous area of which administrators need to be aware. For example, what constitutes an AUP and who is responsible for creating them and upholding their guidelines? Other issues that need to be thought about are what makes up "appropriate" (instructionally acceptable) standards of educational quality in terms of the content of web sites?

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-123
Number of pages9
JournalAdvances in Educational Administration
StatePublished - Apr 27 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education


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