ERIC Number: ED475025
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Academic Ethics: Problems and Materials on Professional Conduct and Shared Governance. ACE/Praeger Series on Higher Education.
Hamilton, Neil W.
This book provides a history of the U.S. tradition of academic freedom, peer review, and shared governance in higher education as a background to a discussion of academic ethics. The book also contains a selection of ethical problems for peer discussion. The chapters are: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "The American Academic Profession: The Tradition of Academic Freedom and Shared Governance"; (3) "Problems on the Duties of Individual Professors"; (4) "Problems on the Rights of Academic Freedom for Individual Professors"; (5) "Problems on the Duties of the Faculty as a Collegial Body"; (6) "Problems on the Rights of the Faculty in Shared Governance"; and (7) "Problems on the Rights of Academic Freedom for Students." Eight appendixes contain a summary of principles of professional conduct and statements of principles of various organizations. (Contains 5 diagrams, 3 tables, and 68 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, College Faculty, Ethics, Governance, Higher Education, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Rights, Teacher Role
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.