ERIC Number: EJ1055426
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Introducing Ethics to Chemistry Students in a "Research Experiences for Undergraduates" (REU) Program
Hanson, Mark J.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, v43 n2 p76-80 Mar-Apr 2015
A three-day ethics seminar introduced ethics to undergraduate environmental chemistry students in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. The seminar helped students become sensitive to and understand the ethical and values dimensions of their work as researchers. It utilized a variety of resources to supplement lectures and class discussion on a variety of issues. Students learned about the relevance of ethics to research, skills in moral reasoning, and the array of ethical issues facing various aspects of scientific research.
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Undergraduate Students, Chemistry, College Science, Seminars, Student Research, Scientific Research
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: DUE 0354150