Ethics in the educational technology profession encompasses a variety of topics, including, but not limited to, professional competence, copyright, conflicts of interest, academic integrity, and responsible conduct of research. This chapter has provided only a broad overview of important issues to keep in mind as you strive for ethical practice in the field. You should view the information revealed here as a starting place, not as an exhaustive list. As you progress in your career you will want to take advantage of a variety of sources of lifelong learning, such as professional organizations, mentors, trustworthy web resources, and continuing professional education, to help you grow as an ethical educational technology professional.
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