Ethics of Teaching

Ethics of Teaching

ISBN-10:
0807727091
ISBN-13:
9780807727096
Pub. Date:
10/29/1990
Publisher:
Teachers College Press

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Ethics of Teaching

Written in a style that speaks directly to today's teacher, The Ethics of Teaching, Fifth Edition uses realistic case studies of day-to-day ethical dilemmas. The book covers such topics as: punishment and due process • intellectual freedom • equal treatment of students • multiculturalism • religious differences • democracy • teacher burnout • professional conduct • parental rights • child abuse/neglect • sexual harassment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807727096
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Publication date: 10/29/1990
Series: Thinking about Education Ser.
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Code of Ethics of the Education Professionix
Chapter 1What This Book Is About1
The Nature of Ethical Inquiry5
A Case9
Two Ways to Think About Ethics11
Consequentialist Theories and Benefit Maximization11
Nonconsequentialist Theories and Respect for Persons14
Additional Cases18
Chapter 2Punishment and Due Process21
A Case to Consider21
Dispute23
Concepts25
Analysis26
Reflections on Method29
Additional Cases31
Chapter 3Intellectual Freedom35
A Case to Consider35
Dispute37
Concepts38
Analysis41
Reflections on Method46
Additional Cases47
Chapter 4Equal Treatment of Students53
A Case to Consider53
Dispute55
Concepts56
Analysis58
Reflections on Method65
Additional Cases66
Chapter 5Dealing with Diversity: Multiculturalism and Religion70
Two Cases to Consider70
Dispute74
Concepts and Issues75
Radical Pluralism77
Other Defenses of Diversity81
Pros and Cons84
Persons as Citizens89
An Additional Case91
Chapter 6Democracy, Professionalism, and Teaching with Integrity94
A Case to Consider94
Reflective Equilibrium97
The Question of Sovereignity101
Professionalism and Teaching with Integrity107
Ethical Dialogue110
Additional Cases114
Chapter 7Conclusions and Postscript119
Postscript120
Chapter 8Supplemental Case Studies126
Teacher Burnout130
Whose Rights: Students' or Parents'?133
You Get What You Pay For135
Pledge of Allegiance136
Teacher or Friend?138
Professional Conduct: Two Cases139
College or Workforce?142
Values Clarification144
Abuse? Neglect? Or Nothing to Worry About?147
Friendly Support or Sexual Harassment?148
BANG! Zero Tolerance149
Annotated Bibliography151

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