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IDEA Objective 10

IDEA Objective 10: Developing ethical reasoning and/or ethical decision making

What is this objective?

  • This learning objective deals with the inclusion of training on ethical thinking and decision making along with learning about the ethical principles.

How can one teach this objective?

  • Use case studies to introduce ethical reasoning in a classroom. Involve the students by asking them to come up with case studies from their own experience.

How can one assess this objective?

  • Essays or oral examinations in response to specific ethical problems can be used to assess ethical reasoning.
  • Remember to score for the quality of reasoning and not for the agreement with the conclusions in an ethical problem.

 

Reference and resource:

https://www.ideaedu.org/Resources-Events/Teaching-Learning-Resources/Developing-ethical-reasoning-and-or-ethical-decision-making#1006485-assessing-this-learning-objective

http://www.ethics.org/home

 

Author:                      Praveena Kanchupati, PhD. Candidate & GTA Consultant

                                    Center for Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

                                    Praveena.Kanchupati@sdstate.edu

                       

Contributions:         Shelly Bayer, Ed.D., Assistant Director

                                    Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

                                    Shelly.Bayer@sdstate.edu

 

                                    Kevin Sackreiter, Ed.D., Director

                                    Center for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning

                                    Kevin.Sackreiter@sdstate.edu