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Han, Hyemin; Park, Joonsuk; Thoma, Stephen J. – Journal of Moral Education, 2018
In this article, we discuss the benefits of Bayesian statistics and how to utilize them in studies of moral education. To demonstrate concrete examples of the applications of Bayesian statistics to studies of moral education, we reanalyzed two data sets previously collected: one small data set collected from a moral educational intervention…
Descriptors: Moral Development, Bayesian Statistics, Computer Software, Intervention
Dalton Miklozek, Heather – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The development of the college student is influenced inside and outside of the classroom. Research supports that the traditional college experience assists or influences the students' identities relating to moral development. More and more students are completing a portion of their course work online. Yet higher education experts are not aware of…
Descriptors: Moral Development, Online Courses, Service Learning, College Students
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Auger, Giselle A.; Gee, Charlie – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2016
The purpose of this study was to add to the limited body of knowledge on the effect of the media ethics course, specifically to investigate the effect of the course on the growth in moral judgment reasoning of students through a quasi-experimental pre-test, post-test analysis using the Defining Issues Test 2 (DIT-2). Results demonstrated…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Moral Development, Moral Values, Values
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O'Flaherty, Joanne; McGarr, Oliver – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
The important role of the teacher in developing morally sensitive individuals is widely acknowledged. This paper examines the integration of context-specific moral development interventions within a four-year undergraduate teacher education programme in Ireland. The intervention strategy employed a case-based pedagogical approach where…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Teaching Methods, Student Teachers, Moral Development
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Pascarella, Ernest T.; Blaich, Charles – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2013
Funded by the Center of Inquiry in the Liberal Arts (CILA) at Wabash College, the Wabash National Study of Liberal Arts Education (WNS) is a multi-institution, multi-year, longitudinal study designed to identify the academic and non-academic collegiate experiences that foster liberal learning. This article describes how the study was done and…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, Longitudinal Studies, Liberal Arts, Student Evaluation
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Apostolou, Barbara; Dull, Richard B.; Schleifer, Lydia L. F. – Accounting Education, 2013
Faculty tasked with revising the accounting curriculum to incorporate an ethics component may benefit from the experiences reported in the literature. We construct and describe a framework for the pedagogy of accounting ethics based upon extant literature. Our purpose is to present the cumulative contributions to the literature in a fashion that…
Descriptors: Ethics, Accounting, College Faculty, Curriculum Development
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Hurtado, Sylvia; Mayhew, Matthew J.; Engberg, Mark E. – Journal of Moral Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to examine how moral reasoning develops for 236 students enrolled in either a diversity course or a management course. These courses were compared based on the level of diversity inclusion and type of pedagogy employed in the classroom. We used causal modelling to compare the two types of courses, controlling for the…
Descriptors: Moral Development, Abstract Reasoning, Introductory Courses, Cultural Pluralism
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Beggs, Jeri Mullins – Marketing Education Review, 2011
The ineffectiveness of business ethics education has received attention from the popular press and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business after repeated ethics scandals. One possibility is that teaching ethics is different from other content areas because ethics is best learned when the student does not know it is being taught.…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Ethics, Ethical Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Wilhelm, William J. – Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, 2010
This article discusses four confirmatory studies designed to corroborate findings from prior developmental research which yielded statistically significant improvements in student moral reasoning when specific instructional strategies and content materials were utilized in non-ethics business courses by instructors not formally trained in business…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Ethics, College Faculty, Teacher Responsibility
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Bosco, Susan M.; Melchar, David E.; Beauvais, Laura L.; Desplaces, David E. – Ethics and Education, 2010
This study investigates the effectiveness of pedagogical practices used to teach business ethics. The business community has greatly increased its demands for better ethics education in business programs. Educators have generally agreed that the ethical principles of business people have declined. It is important, then, to examine how common…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Business Education, Value Judgment, Ethics
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Templin, Carl R.; Christensen, David – American Journal of Business Education, 2009
This paper reports the results of a ten-year effort to establish ethics as a learning objective for all business students, to assess the effectiveness in achieving that learning objective and to incorporate ethical conduct as a part of the school's organizational culture. First, it addresses the importance of ethics instruction for all business…
Descriptors: Ethics, Teaching Methods, Student Evaluation, Educational Practices