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Turgut, Duygu; Yakar, Zeha – International Education Studies, 2020
The aim of this study is to evaluate science teacher candidates based on bioethical values, scientific literacy level and empathy skills and to determine their associations. Therefore, descriptive model was used for the study. The sample of the study consists total of 286 teacher candidates from first, second, third and fourth grade of Faculty of…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Ethics
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Liu, Dennis – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2007
It seems hard to believe that Dolly the cloned sheep was born 10 years ago, kindling furious arguments over the prospects and ethics of cloning a human. Today, the controversy over cloning is entwined, often confused, with concerns over the use of human embryonic stem cells. Most people are unclear what cloning is, and they know even less when it…
Descriptors: Ethics, Genetics, Science Instruction, Scientific Research
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. – 2001
The Media Ethics section of the proceedings contains the following 7 selected papers: "The Ethics Agenda of the Mass Communication Professorate" (Jay Black, Bruce Garrison, Fred Fedler, and Doug White); "What Would the Editor Do? A Three-Year Study of Student-Journalists and the Naming of Rape Victims in the Press" (Kim E.…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Ethics, Higher Education, Journalism
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Fink, Rachel D. – Cell Biology Education, 2002
Discussing the ethical issues involved in topics such as cloning and stem cell research in a large introductory biology course is often difficult. Teachers may be wary of presenting material biased by personal beliefs, and students often feel inhibited speaking about moral issues in a large group. Yet, to ignore what is happening "out there"…
Descriptors: Current Events, Moral Issues, Cytology, Biology
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Berne, Birgitta – International Journal of Science Education, 2014
This article reports on the outcomes of an intervention in a Swedish school in which the author, a teacher-researcher, sought to develop students' (14-15 years old) ethical reasoning in science through the use of peer discussions about socio-scientific issues. Prior to the student discussions various prompts were used to highlight different…
Descriptors: Ethics, Biotechnology, Intervention, Foreign Countries
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Meghani, Zahra; de Melo-Martin, Inmaculada – Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 2009
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced recently that food products derived from some animal clones and their offspring are safe for human consumption. In response to criticism that it had failed to engage with ethical, social, and economic concerns raised by livestock cloning, the FDA argued that addressing normative issues prior to…
Descriptors: Food, Safety, Animals, Duplication
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Buuck, R. John – American Biology Teacher, 1977
Artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization, artificial placentas, and cloning are examined from a ethical viewpoint. The moral, social, and legal implications of reproductive engineering are considered important to biology as well as medicine. The author suggests that these ethical issues should be included in the biology curriculum and lists…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Decision Making, Embryology, Ethics
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Topcu, Mustafa Sami; Yilmaz-Tuzun, Ozgul; Sadler, Troy D. – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2011
The purpose of the study is to explore Turkish preservice science teachers' informal reasoning regarding socioscientific issues and the factors influencing their informal reasoning. The researchers engaged 39 preservice science teachers in informal reasoning interview and moral decision-making interview protocols. Of the seven socioscientific…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Science Teachers, Climate, Ethics
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Saunders, Kathryn J.; Rennie, Leonie J. – Research in Science Education, 2013
Internationally there is concern that many science teachers do not address socioscientific issues (SSI) in their classrooms, particularly those that are controversial. However with increasingly complex, science-based dilemmas being presented to society, such as cloning, genetic screening, alternative fuels, reproductive technologies and…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Science and Society, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Scientific Literacy
Mascazine, John R.; Titterington, Lynda; Khalaf, Ali K. – 1998
This study, part of a larger research project, explored the knowledge of the general population regarding cloning. It also sought to determine where people gather information on cloning. Such awareness of the general public's knowledge of important scientific topics and sources from which people retrieve information can help scientific and…
Descriptors: Biotechnology, Ethics, Futures (of Society), Higher Education
Balas, Andrea K.; Hariharan, Joya – 1998
This study, part of a larger research project, explored the knowledge and attitudes of the general population regarding cloning. Such awareness of the general public's knowledge of important science topics, attitudes toward such topics, and sources from which people retrieve information can help scientific and educational communities develop…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Biotechnology, Ethics, Futures (of Society)
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Cardona, Tania da S.; Spiegel, Carolina N.; Alves, Gutemberg G.; Ducommun, Jacques; Henriques-Pons, Andrea; Araujo-Jorge, Tania C. – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2007
Subjects such as techniques for genetic diagnosis, cloning, sequencing, and gene therapy are now part of our lives and raise important questions about ethics, future medical diagnosis, and such. Students from different countries observe this explosion of biotechnological applications regardless of their social, academic, or cultural backgrounds,…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Problem Based Learning, Genetics, Molecular Biology
Reaves, Shiela – 1989
A study examined magazine editors' views of some of the ethical considerations posed by digital alteration of photographs. Subjects, 12 consumer news and specialty magazine editors, were interviewed by telephone and asked a series of questions concerning the ethics of digitally manipulating photographs. Results indicated that magazine editors were…
Descriptors: Editors, Ethics, Interviews, Mass Media Effects
Riffe, Daniel; And Others – 1987
A study examined differences between political cartoonists and op-ed page editors on both traditional ethical issues (such as conflicts of interest) and the special, style-related concerns of editorial cartoonists. Hypotheses proposed were that editors and cartoonists (1) would condemn "cloning" or copying, reflecting an ethical…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Codes of Ethics, Comparative Analysis, Conflict of Interest
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Jost, Alfred – Impact of Science on Society, 1970
Describes methods of intervening in reproduction of animals and humans (artificial insemination, contraception, ovular and blastodisc transplants, pre selection of sex, cloning) and discusses the social implications of their use with humans. (AL)
Descriptors: Contraception, Ethics, Genetics, Medical Research
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