Within a series of scientific seminars and discussion sessions at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Kufa, the Department of Civil Engineering organized a scientific seminar on how to create ethical behavior in the electronic classroom, during which Ass. Pro. Dr. Khawla Hammoudi Shubber gave her lecture entitled: “Ethical online behavior: Creating a respectful, inclusive online class.”
In which she spoke about the definition of ethical behavior, responsible digital citizenship, rules of proper electronic business etiquette, and the creation of a comprehensive online classroom. Dr. Shubber indicated that the seminar aims to identify issues of ethics of behavior on the Internet and describe the components of digital responsibility, including creating a safe environment online, etiquette for dealing with the Internet and best practices in communicating via the Internet, and developing a plan to promote comprehensive and respectful behavior over the Internet during the e-learning imposed by the Corona pandemic as a safe alternative.
During the seminar, ethical behavior in the classroom was introduced in terms of academic honesty, identification of sources of information, classroom behavior, proper e-learning ethics, and what is the responsibility of the university and the professor in protecting student rights and performing his responsibilities.
At the end of the seminar, Dr. Shubber clarified that the rules of conduct for the online training course are an important basis for the shared responsibility to maintain safe spaces that protect all students, confirming the ability of faculty members to take a proactive approach to create an environment that protects the student via the Internet.