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Episode Thirteen: Interview with Kira Tomsons

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Episode Thirteen: Interview with Kira Tomsons

In this episode, Jill interviews Kira Tomsons who examines ethical (and unethical) practices in online teaching. Beginning in the classroom, and moving to digital space, Kira investigates how the tools we use for teaching have the protentional to affect the teacher-student relationship. Kira explains how feminist ethics of care can guide educators’ course design and delivery so that we use education technologies in mindful, supportive, and ethical ways.

Transcripts can be found here:


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Gilligan, C., (1982) In a different voice: Psychological theory and women’s development. Harvard University Press.

Tronto, J., (1994) Moral Boundaries: A political argument for an ethic of care. Routledge.

Phillipa Foot, the creator of the Trolley Problem:

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