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Ethics And Social Responsibility In Education

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This course introduces learners to the concepts of ethical reasoning and professional ethics in teaching. Learners will explore how their personal values and dispositions--whether inherited through culture and tradition or consciously adopted--interact with professional codes of ethics and ethical decision-making. Learners will examine ethical theories and the function of ethics in teaching. Ethical dilemmas in the education workplace will also be investigated.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Ethical Codes

    • Analyze the relationship between ethics and education.
    • Compare ethics, morals, values, and dispositions.
    • Identify professional codes of ethics.

    Personal and Community Values

    • Identify how personal and community values correspond to education.
    • Describe how community values and expectations might influence personal values and dispositions.
    • Explain how personal values affect professional decisions.

    Teacher Professionalism and the Law

    • Define legal terminology used in the educational setting.
    • Describe how ethical and legal concerns in education might conflict.
    • Identify legal concerns of the K-12 teacher.

    Examining Ethical Dilemmas in Education

    • Analyze ethical issues in education.
    • Apply ethical reasoning to educational decisions.

    Introduction to Ethics

    • Define ethics.
    • Identify key ethical descriptors.
    • Differentiate between ethical theories.
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