About This Chapter
Legal & Ethical Guidelines for Educators - Chapter Summary
The lessons in this chapter are an entertaining and quick way to enhance your knowledge of legal and ethical guidelines for educators. Professional instructors discuss how manifestation determination is related to student rights. You'll also find a lesson on how students can be protected from legal issues that often occur in education. After completing the chapter, you should be able to:
- Explain how the confidentiality of student records is maintained
- Provide an overview of manifestation determination
- Discuss the use of copyrighted materials for teaching
- Recall common legal issues that students face in education
These lessons can serve as a helpful reminder of legal and ethical guidelines for educators. You can skip topics and focus only on the lessons you need to review most. Gauge your comprehension of what's covered in each lesson with a short quiz. To optimize use of this resource, you can print the quizzes as worksheets to study offline.
1. Maintaining the Confidentiality of Student Records
How do you preserve student records in a way that protects their confidentiality? This article discusses the laws regulating private student information and best practices for compliance.
2. Manifestation Determination: Definition & Relationship to Student Rights
A manifestation determination is a formal procedure used to determine if a student's behavioral issue was an expression of that student's disability. This lesson explains manifestation determination.
3. Protecting Students from Common Legal Issues in Education
Many laws protect the rights of students so they can focus on studying. This lesson discusses common laws designed to protect student privacy and shield students from discrimination.
4. Using Copyrighted Materials for Teaching
In this lesson we will learn about fair use, the principle governing use of copyrighted materials in educational settings, and the specifics of using print materials, music, online materials, and multimedia in the classroom.
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