Ethics Courses: Their impact on the values and ethical decisions of criminal justice students

TitleEthics Courses: Their impact on the values and ethical decisions of criminal justice students
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsLord, VB, Bjerregaard, BE
JournalJournal of Criminal Justice Education
Volume14
Pagination191-211
Publication Languageeng
Keywords& , Administration , CRIMINAL , education , ethics , justice , justice, , of , SOCIAL , STUDENTS , Study , teaching , VALUES
AbstractThis article presents an assessment of a semester-long course on criminal justice ethics and its effect on students' value orientations and their perceptions of ethical violations and likelihood of engaging in such behaviors. A pre and post test was used to measure students' progress, and showed a marked increase was seen in how the students, for example, viewed the seriousness of taking gratuities.
NotesLord, Vivian B. Bjerregaard, Beth E.; Source Info: Fall2003, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p191; Subject Term: ETHICS; Subject Term: VALUES; Subject Term: CRIMINAL justice, Administration of; Subject Term: SOCIAL values; Subject Term: EDUCATION; Subject Term: STUDENTS; Subject Term: STUDY & teaching; NAICS/Industry Codes: 611699 All Other Miscellaneous Schools and Instruction; NAICS/Industry Codes: 611710 Educational Support Services; NAICS/Industry Codes: 923110 Administration of Education Programs; Number of Pages: 21p; Illustrations: 2 charts; Document Type: Article
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