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Hoiles, JoAnn – 1989
Arguing for the inclusion of ethics instruction in community college business curricula, this paper addresses the crisis in ethical values affecting the United States today and offers suggestions regarding the content and methods of ethics instruction for business students. The first sections cite newspaper headlines and examples of dishonest…
Descriptors: Business Education, Business Education Teachers, Class Activities, Community Colleges
Palmer, Laura; Lee, Sandra – 1994
Most professional psychologists who practice with children will face the ethical dilemma of child abuse reporting at some point in their careers. This paper explores the ethical dilemma inherent between ethics that charge psychologists to always choose a course of action best serving the client and mandatory child abuse reporting laws. Some of the…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Codes of Ethics, Confidentiality, Conflict of Interest
Wright, Donald K. – 1978
Despite a strong concern for ethical and responsible journalism, journalists themselves disagree as to whether their practice is a profession and if it is, which of the many definitions of "profession" describes it. Judged according to the following criteria sometimes used to describe other professions, journalism cannot be classified as a…
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Individual Differences, Journalism, Moral Values
Waks, Leonard J.; And Others – 1989
This document consists of four papers that provide a handbook on ethics/values education and its place in STS (Science, Technology and Society). The handbook addresses basic issues in ethical theory, the place of ethics and values in the STS curriculum format, the conduct of ethics and values discussions in the classroom, and the appropriate…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Discussion, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics
Blake, Sally; Hurley, Sandra; Tinajero, Josefina; Harder, Vicki – 2000
This study investigated changes in student teachers' attitudes concerning professional ethics as they progressed through teacher education programs. Participants were university students who moved through a series of classes that required increased hours in the classroom with children. They were at 6 levels of educational experience, ranging from…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics, Higher Education
Mueller, Patricia H. – 1995
This collection of materials provides guidance on the specific roles of teachers and paraprofessionals on instructional teams serving students with disabilities. Individual materials include lists, checklists, questionnaires, and forms addressing: a definition of "paraeducators"; roles of teachers; duties performed by instructional paraeducators;…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics
Francis, Leslie Pickering – 2001
This book provides a full examination of sexual harassment as an ethical issue in education. It considers issues raised by the definition, understanding, and regulation of campus sexual harassment and addresses the arguments that regulation may conflict with academic freedom and choice in relationships. Part 1 contains these chapters: (1) "Sexual…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, College Faculty, College Students, Definitions
Payne, Beth – Here's How, 1991
The role of the principal in identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect is discussed in this bulletin. Although all 50 states and the District of Columbia have laws that require educators to report cases in which they have knowledge or reasonable cause to suspect child abuse, passage of legislation does not always lead to compliance.…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Child Abuse, Child Neglect
Lewis, Edmund L., Ed. – 1976
The recruitment and selection of a new superintendent is a difficult and time-consuming task. It is the single most critical responsibility of a school board. The decision will ultimately affect the entire education program of the district. Careful and thoughtful preparation, definition of orderly and effective procedures, conformity with ethical…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Evaluation, Administrator Qualifications, Administrator Selection
Tomera, Audrey N.; And Others – 1976
Samples of professional scientists, science teachers, and preservice elementary education majors were sent a questionnaire consisting of the POSSI (Perceptions of Science and the Scientist Inventory) instrument. The instrument comprised six short-answer questions dealing with: (1) a definition of science, (2) the difference between science and…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Education Majors, Educational Research, Preservice Teacher Education
Gottlieb, Michael C. – 1998
Specific ethical problems caused by the multiple roles of the psychologist in cases involving child protection are discussed. Psychologists may serve as consultants, evaluators, therapists, reporters, or monitors for the client and/or the court. When more than one person in the family is involved, or the court orders an additional role for the…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Children, Confidentiality
Miller, Pamela F., Ed.; Coady, William T., Ed. – 1984
A team of consultants met with personnel from the Vocational Ethics Infusion Project to discuss vocational ethics from the perspectives of the current and future world of work. This activity was undertaken with the goal of defining the domain of vocational ethics. Issues in the first session included whether the future world of work presents an…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Career Education, Ethical Instruction, Ethics
MacGregor, Mariam – 2000
This facilitator's guide and student workbook package includes a high school curriculum designed to establish a foundation for adolescent/young adult leadership education programs. It targets diverse, at-risk teenagers, presenting an adaptable and broad-based perspective of leadership. The facilitator's guide takes instructors and students through…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Communication Skills, Consciousness Raising, Creative Thinking
Klein, A. Owen – 1980
This discussion of the role of general education in community college programs in Ontario begins with an acknowledgement of the absence of a broadly accepted working definition of general education and an admonition to community colleges to accept the responsibility for providing students with a total education. Next, the paper proposes various…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development
Iliff, Alice – 1984
This reference guide, designed for school board members in the state of Alaska, provides overall information about school boards, board members, and board meetings, as they are defined by Alaska state legislation. The first section, "An Overview of Your School Board," provides general definitions, an overall description, and the formal…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Board Administrator Relationship, Board Candidates, Board of Education Role
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