Ethical Decision Making with Information Systems Students: An Exploratory Study

  title={Ethical Decision Making with Information Systems Students: An Exploratory Study},
  author={Samer Al Hawari and Amine Nehari-Talet},
  journal={Int. J. Cyber Ethics Educ.},
Information Technology (IT) is a new tool in education that continually changes and offers new opportunities for teaching and learning. In general, the effects of IT are complex and depend upon people’s decisions about development and use. This study investigates the ethical issues in education in terms of Information Systems students’ attitudes at Saudi universities towards digital piracy. The differences in the ethical decision-making process, ethical awareness, and intention to perform… 
5 Citations
Cyber Identity: Our Alter-Ego?
Whether virtual communities represent a continuation, by technical means, of the pre-existing, face-to-face, geographic, stereotyped interactions, or whether they enabled the establishment of substantially different structures with their own intrinsic features and dynamics, where women have access to and control information is explored.
Citizens Collaboration and Co-Creation in Public Service Delivery: The COCKPIT Project
The COCKPIT project, based on a highly synergetic approach aims to define a new Governance model for the next generation public service delivery, by combining various research areas.
Attention Versus Learning of Online Content: Preliminary Findings from an Eye-Tracking Study
An exploratory within-subject experiment exposed participants to different text and graphic structures in health news stories, suggesting enhanced learning, shorter viewing time, and fewer eye fixations for a linear text structure as compared to an inverted pyramid text commonly used in news.
Virtual Communities as Contributors for Digital Objects Metadata Generation
This chapter discusses the benefits of community members generating content description by analyzing the current literature on the matter and presents two studies they have held where they assess the metadata generated by users of an IPTV system and by members of two different virtual communities.
Using Hybrid Attack Graphs to Model and Analyze Attacks against the Critical Information Infrastructure
This chapter presents a modeling methodology, termed hybrid attack graphs, to model cyber-physical attacks and can be applied to develop best practice guidelines and security patches for the Smart Grid.


Online Social Networking and Learning: What are the Interesting Research Questions?
The author introduces the socio-technical features that characterize social networking systems and outlines results from preliminary research that suggests the informal social and intellectual practices in which participants naturally engage and how these relate to the competencies increasingly valued in formal education.
An Examination of the Factors Influencing Consumers' Visit of C2C Websites
The main outcome of this work results from a netnographic study followed by twenty three semi-structured interviews with C2C websites’ users, which provides a framework to add “offline” determinants related to perceptions that are acquired prior to or following the C1C websites' visit.
Evolving Psychological and Educational Perspectives on Cyber Behavior
Robert Zheng is an associate professor of Instructional Design and Educational Technology in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Utah. He also is the director of Center for
Linguistic and Cultural Online Communication Issues in the Global Age
International online access has grown rapidly in recent years with the number of global Internet users skyrocketing. The most astounding growth, however, is taking place in developing nations.
Handbook of Research on Discourse Behavior and Digital Communication: Language Structures and Social Interaction
This handbook further establishes how modern communication technologies are shaping discourse and social interaction all over the world; providing a comprehensive overview of empirical, as well as theoretical issues on digital communication from various regions of the world.
Mobile Phones in Data Collection: A Systematic Review
The authors systematically searched related literature using mobile phones as a tool for data collection and found 171 publications consisting of review, empirical, methodological, and theoretical studies in various disciplines such as medicine, engineering, and education.
International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology and Learning
part of this journal may be reproduced or used in any form or by any means without written permission from the publisher, except for noncommercial, educational use including classroom teaching
Visualization of Communication in Some Mobile Phone Directory and Call Log Icons
The study applies Eco-semiotic theory on the analysis of some mobile phone directory and call log icons and indicates that some of these visual codes do not constitute a new/esoteric language but that they are familiar resources appropriated and spray-painted to have novel semantic values.
Web Sites and the Law: An Avenue for Localization
When La Ligue Contre Le Racisme Et l’Antisemitisme sued Yahoo!, Inc. in a French court, it became clear to everyone that Web sites, even when not intended, were international and that companies with
Cell Phone Use Leads to Brain Tumors
There exists extensive evidence that the amount of exposure to cell phone radiation plays a key role in determining the significant associations between cell phone use and gliomas, acoustic neuroma, and meningiomas.