RESCU: Responsible, Ethical and Safe Computer Usage

The advancement of computer technology has directed mankind into a new era of electronic communication and endowed computer users with "point and click" access that previous generations only dreamt of.

While internet goers are walking through doors as quickly as technology can open them, the academic community has become responsible for educating its users with regard to which doors are to remain shut. Missouri State has taken a firm stance on the ethics of responsible computer use and developed this website to further its mission.

In these pages, you will find the principles and recommendations which comprise the art of responsible, ethical, and safe computer use. Please read through the following sections, and visit the additional websites listed at the end of each section, to further your understanding of proper technology usage.