Ethics And Values In Learning Organizations – edd723 (3 credits)

The ethics and values-based decisions that learning organizations are faced with are explored in-depth. Case studies on access, diversity, plagiarism, technology, confidentiality, student-faculty relationships, and harassment are discussed. The roles of value education, codes of conduct, and codes of ethics are debated. Competency A: Compare various current ethical theories and their philosophical underpinnings. Competency B: Evaluate the relationship between personal value and professional ethical standards. Competency C: Evaluate the factors involved in making ethical decisions in global learning organizations. Competency D: Examine trends of ethical decision making in educational leadership. Competency E: Determine strategies that address ethical issues to improve educational leadership decisions

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks. This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Individual Approach to Ethics

  • Competency C: Evaluate the factors involved in making ethical decisions in global learning organizations.[Wk 5]
  • Competency D: Examine trends of ethical decision making in educational leadership.[Wk 5]
  • Competency E: Determine strategies that address ethical issues to improve educational leadership decisions. [Wk 5]
  • Competency A: Compare various current ethical theories and their philosophical underpinnings. [Wk 5]
  • Competency B: Evaluate the relationship between personal value and professional ethical standards. [Wk 5]

Ethical Leadership

  • Competency A: Compare various current ethical theories and their philosophical underpinnings. [Wk 6]
  • Competency B: Evaluate the relationship between personal value and professional ethical standards. [Wk 6]
  • Competency C: Evaluate the factors involved in making ethical decisions in global learning organizations. [Wk 6]
  • Competency D: Examine trends of ethical decision making in educational leadership. [Wk 6]
  • Competency E: Determine strategies that address ethical issues to improve educational leadership decisions. [Wk 6]

Contemporary Ethical Issues

  • Competency A: Compare various current ethical theories and their philosophical underpinnings. [Wk 7]
  • Competency B: Evaluate the relationship between personal value and professional ethical standards. [Wk 7]
  • Competency C: Evaluate the factors involved in making ethical decisions in global learning organizations. [Wk 7]
  • Competency D: Examine trends of ethical decision making in educational leadership. [Wk 7]
  • Competency E: Determine strategies that address ethical issues to improve educational leadership decisions. [Wk 7]

The Consequences of Human Actions

  • Competency A: Compare various current ethical theories and their philosophical underpinnings. [Wk 8]
  • Competency B: Evaluate the relationship between personal value and professional ethical standards. [Wk 8]
  • Competency C: Evaluate the factors involved in making ethical decisions in global learning organizations. [Wk 8]
  • Competency D: Examine trends of ethical decision making in educational leadership. [Wk 8]
  • Competency E: Determine strategies that address ethical issues to improve educational leadership decisions. [Wk 8]

Reading Weeks

  • Competency A: Compare various current ethical theories and their philosophical underpinnings. [Wk 2]
  • Competency B: Evaluate the relationship between personal value and professional ethical standards. [Wk 2]
  • Competency C: Evaluate the factors involved in making ethical decisions in global learning organizations. [Wk 2]
  • Competency D: Examine trends of ethical decision making in educational leadership. [Wk 2]
  • Competency E: Determine strategies that address ethical issues to improve educational leadership decisions. [Wk 2]

Philosophy of Ethics

  • Competency A: Compare various current ethical theories and their philosophical underpinnings. [Wk 3]
  • Competency B: Evaluate the relationship between personal value and professional ethical standards. [Wk 3]
  • Competency C: Evaluate the factors involved in making ethical decisions in global learning organizations. [Wk 3]
  • Competency D: Examine trends of ethical decision making in educational leadership. [Wk 3]
  • Competency E: Determine strategies that address ethical issues to improve educational leadership decisions. [Wk 3]

History of Ethical Thought

  • Competency A: Compare various current ethical theories and their philosophical underpinnings. [Wk 4]
  • Competency B: Evaluate the relationship between personal value and professional ethical standards.[Wk 4]
  • Competency C: Evaluate the factors involved in making ethical decisions in global learning organizations. [Wk 4]
  • Competency D: Examine trends of ethical decision making in educational leadership. [Wk 4]
  • Competency E: Determine strategies that address ethical issues to improve educational leadership decisions. [Wk 4]

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