IRMA-International.org: Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

The Significance of Network Ethics Education in Japanese Universities: A Global Citizenship Education for Building a Moral Community in the Globalized Network Society

The Significance of Network Ethics Education in Japanese Universities: A Global Citizenship Education for Building a Moral Community in the Globalized Network Society
View Sample PDF
Author(s): Tetsu Ueno (Oyama National College of Technology, Japan) and Yasushi Maruyama (Hiroshima University, Japan)
Copyright: 2011
Volume: 1
Issue: 3
Pages: 9
Source title: International Journal of Cyber Ethics in Education (IJCEE)
Editor(s)-in-Chief: Jeffrey Hsu (Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/ijcee.2011070105

Purchase


Abstract

Cell phone abuse amongst Japanese school students, including sex crimes and bullying, are commonly managed with filters and phone bans. Many believe these measures are more effective than moral education. Japanese teenagers therefore enter college without moral education in the Internet society, which can cause problems on campus: students plagiarizing from the Internet, or posting anonymous defamatory messages on bulletin boards. Japanese universities address these problems ineffectively. Problems are caused by both student ignorance of network ethics and moral immatureness. Therefore, it is insufficient to provide only information ethics knowledge; students require a citizenship education to learn to build a moral community in the globalized network society. Here, the authors examine the effectiveness and difficulties in the practice of educating students to be moral subjects in such a society. Students are encouraged to debate ethical and practical issues, to express ethical remarks, and to understand the impact of their remarks.

Related Content

Rocci Luppicini, Sameera Alotaibi. © 2021. 19 pages.
Nan Jiang, Manmeet Kaur, Mohd Muttaqin Bin Mohd Adnan, Jason James Turner, See Kwong Goh. © 2021. 18 pages.
Mohammed Soleiman Bani Khaled, Omar Atallah Al-Adamat. © 2021. 12 pages.
Isha Gulati, Jyotsana Shukla. © 2021. 14 pages.
Ilkim Markoc, Tuba Sari Haksever. © 2021. 12 pages.
Somsamay Vidamaly, Soon Li Lee. © 2021. 20 pages.
Hasan Abbas. © 2021. 19 pages.
Body Bottom