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ERIC Number: ED471567
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 273
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8058-4063-X
The Ethics of Teaching: A Casebook. Second Edition.
Keith-Spiegel, Patricia; Whitley, Bernard E., Jr.; Balogh, Deborah Ware; Perkins, David V.; Wittig, Arno F.
This book discusses the most frequently encountered ethical dilemmas that can arise in higher educational settings and offers tips on how to avoid such predicaments and how to handle them when they occur. Ethical dilemmas are presented as short case scenarios. The 195 cases are grouped into 22 chapters in six parts. Part 1, "The Classroom Ambiance," includes (1) "Instructors' Classroom Policies" and (2) "Student Deportment in the Classroom. Part 2, "The Classroom Learning Experience," includes (3) Instructors' Presentation Style and Content" and (4) "Required In-Class Learning Activities." Part 3, "Assessment of Students," includes (5) "Testing and Other Academic Evaluations," (6) "Grading Methods," (7) "Feedback to Students," (8) "Writing Reference Letters for Students," (9)"Biased Treatment of Students," and (10) "Academic Dishonesty" Part 4, "Outside the Classroom," offers (11) "Availability to Students" and (12) "Student-Faculty Interactions." Part 5, "Relationships in Academia," features (13) "Multiple Role Relations and Conflicts of Interest," (14) "Interprofessional Relations," (15) "Exploitation of Students," (16) "Discrimination," (17) "Manipulative Students and Instructors," and (18) "Supervising, Advising, and Collaboration with Students." Part 6, "Responsibilities to Students and Colleagues," includes (19) "Instructor Competency," (20) "Confidentiality Issues," (21) "Political and Public Statements," and (22)"Responsibilities to the Institution." (Contains 24 references.) (SM)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A