ERIC Number: EJ490056
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Ethical Decisions at the Heart of Teaching: Making Sense from a Constructivist Perspective.
Tippins, Deborah J.; And Others
Journal of Moral Education, v22 n3 p221-40 1993
Asserts that the ethical dimensions of teaching involve complex decisions found in the sense-making process and deeply embedded in teachers' professional lives. Reports on a study of a middle school science teacher and how emancipatory learning, control, and social expectations influence teaching behaviors. (CFR)
Descriptors: Beliefs, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Codes of Ethics, Constructivism (Learning), Educational Objectives, Educational Strategies, Epistemology, Ethics, Hidden Curriculum, Intermediate Grades, Moral Issues, Moral Values, Science Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Role, Values
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: Professional Morality: Ethical Dimensions of Teaching.