Abstract—The objectives of this research were: 1) to study
the implementation of ethical resource - based learning
enhancing ethical information literacy and moral behavior, and
2) to develop ethical information literacy and moral behavior of
students in the program of Information Technology. The sample
consisted of 38 undergraduate students of Information
Technology Department who registered the course of
information integration, in 2015 academic year. The research
instruments were the ethical information literacy questionnaire
and moral behavior questionnaire. The data was statistically
analyzed by mean, standard deviation and t-test for dependent
samples. The results of the study were as follows: 1) Ethical
information literacy and moral behavior could be used ethical
resource - based learning, the activities of ethical resource -
based learning included: 1. provide content, resources and
learning resources, 2. offer knowledge, skills, attitudes and
experience to arouse interest for discussion of students, 3. select
ethical resource, 4. group process to study the area of ethical
resource, the teacher's role to provide assistance and facilitate,
5. Discuss knowledge to apply with other situation, 6. Explore
attitude for learning activities using ethical resource, 7. present
a performance with multimedia and 8. Summarize and
evaluation of activities group. 2) Overall ethical information
literacy of experimental sample before undertaking teaching
was high ( x = 3.56, S.D. = 0.63), when evaluating the ethical
information literacy after undertaking teaching was increase ( x
= 3.77, S.D. = 0.74), and overall moral behavior of experimental
sample before undertaking teaching was high ( x = 3.73, S.D. =
0.83), when evaluating the moral behavior after undertaking
teaching was increase ( x = 3.91, S.D. = 0.77).
Index Terms—Ethical resource base learning, ethical information literacy, moral behavior.
Titiya Netwong is with Faculty of Science and Technology, Suan Dusit University, Thailand (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Ratchadaphorn Thirawan is with Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, Suan Dusit University, Thailand (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: Titiya Netwong and Ratchadaphorn Thirawan, "The Using of Ethical Resource — Based Learning to Develop Ethical Information Literacy and Moral Behavior," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 73-76, 2018.