Educational Enlightenments from Internet Ethics Issues

Ji-Xiang Lin

Graduate Institute of Education, National Changhua University of Education, postgraduate

cloudwander@pchome.com.tw

 

         Abstract

    With the rapid development of computer technology and the advent of internet, our society is facing violent changes.  Every user can make a connection with others by computers and network to build quite a few virtual communities as our groups in our real society in which we can express emotions, deliver opinions, thoughts and so on; however, internet’s traits such as anonymity, dissemination make users cause damage to other people easily.  Therefore, it seems necessary to cover issues about internet ethics into our curriculum and education.  If we can understand relative issues regarding internet ethics, it is possible for us to avoid hurting others and violating law while employing computers and network.

 

Keywords: Cyberspace, Internet Ethics, Educational Enlightenment