Ethical Dilemmas in Education: Standing Up for Honesty and Integrity

Ethical Dilemmas in Education: Standing Up for Honesty and Integrity

by Beverley H. Johns, Mary Z. McGrath, Sarup R. Mathur
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1578867835

ISBN-13: 9781578867837

Pub. Date: 03/20/2008

Publisher: R&L Education

Unethical practices in education come at too great a cost when our future generation is at stake. Educators are role models for students in their future careers and so must believe in and use ethical practices. In politics, in big and small business, and in legal and medical practice the question of ethical practices surrounds us. Have people become desensitized to

Overview

Unethical practices in education come at too great a cost when our future generation is at stake. Educators are role models for students in their future careers and so must believe in and use ethical practices. In politics, in big and small business, and in legal and medical practice the question of ethical practices surrounds us. Have people become desensitized to ethics? Are we condoning unethical practice? Our educational profession must stand up for honesty and integrity. We, as educators, have the obligation of setting the standards for ethics. Ethical Dilemmas in Education addresses the dilemmas teachers face every day throughout all aspects of education in a comprehensive manner. The book outlines standards of professionalism and presents information teachers can use for the challenges teachers face. With the policies of today's educational system, teachers need to stand up for honesty and integrity, providing role models for students in their future careers. This book guides teachers towards developing ethical habits and a professional demeanor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578867837
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
03/20/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
210
Sales rank:
728,916
Product dimensions:
6.07(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Educational Integrity Chapter 2 Standards of Professionalism Chapter 3 Everyday Challenges To Educational Values Chapter 4 Dealing with Conflicts of Interest Chapter 5 Borderline Actions Chapter 6 Difficulties in "Doing the Right Thing" Chapter 7 Experiencing Accusations of Misconduct Chapter 8 Decision Making for Individual Students Chapter 9 Administering and Interpreting Test Results Chapter 10 Integrity in Staff Interactions Chapter 11 Working with Parents Chapter 12 Behavior Management Chapter 13 Maintaining Integrity in Life Chapter 14 A Call to Action Chapter 15 Conclusion

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