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Legal Risk Management: A Best Practice for e-Learning Legal Issues

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On-line education is a form of distance education” [8] and is usually defined as “An educational system in which the learner is autonomous and separated from his teacher by space and time, so that communication is by print, electronic, or other non-human medium” [12]. So - basic intent of e-learning is a moral good - making education available to those who have been deprived of it because location or expense or other circumstance is the main reason of on-line education. If ethical risks and vulnerabilities have to be acknowledged and to be addressed in the process, mainly eliminating the deepest reasons, legal issues have to be managed creating a best practice in order to protect both trainers and learners. In this way, legal risk management [16] is an innovative methodological approach aimed to integrated legal critical’s management to prevent, or to minimize, the occurrence of legal risks associated with them.

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  • e-Learning
  • e-Education
  • Training on line
  • Legal risk management
  • Ethical risk
  • Legal risk
  • Data protection
  • Intellectual property
  • Best practice
  • Integrated management
  • Legal security

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Unione Europea (UE) - Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca (MIUR) - Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico (MISE) - Regione Puglia - Università del Salento - Universus CSEI Consorzio Interuniversitario per la Formazione e l’Innovazione - Isbem Istituto Scientifico Biomedico Euro Mediterraneo - HSEPGEST “Health, Safety and Environmental Protection Manager & Consultant” - National Operational Programme “Research and Competitiveness 2007–2013” Convergence Regions AXIS I - Support to structural change - Operational Objective: Scientific-technological areas generating processes of transformation of the production system and creating new sectors Action: Interventions in support of industrial research Decree directorial of 18 January 2010 no. 01/Ric.

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Bucciero, C. (2014). Legal Risk Management: A Best Practice for e-Learning Legal Issues. In: Vincenti, G., Bucciero, A., Vaz de Carvalho, C. (eds) E-Learning, E-Education, and Online Training. eLEOT 2014. Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, vol 138. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-13293-8_8

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