Impact of an Ethics Programme in a Life Sciences Curriculum

TitleImpact of an Ethics Programme in a Life Sciences Curriculum
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsClarkeburn, H, Downie, RJ, Matthew, B
JournalTeaching in Higher Education
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number1356-2517
KeywordsBritain , CURRICULUM , education , Education, , GREAT , Higher , LIFE , of , planning , sciences , STUDENTS , TRAINING
AbstractThe article describes the development of a ethics program for inclusion into the life science curriculum at the University of Glasgow. The key aims of this program was to support the development of students' ethical sensitivity and developing their individual skills and responsibilities in moral decision-making. The ethics program was evaluated by extensive course evaluation and using three moral development measures: TESS, DIT and Perry questionnaire.
NotesClarkeburn, Henriikka Downie, J. Roger Matthew, Bob; Source Info: Jan2002, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p65; Subject Term: CURRICULUM planning; Subject Term: LIFE sciences; Subject Term: STUDENTS; Subject Term: EDUCATION, Higher; Subject Term: TRAINING of; Subject Term: GREAT Britain; NAICS/Industry Codes: 541712 Reseach and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Biotechnology); Number of Pages: 15p; Illustrations: 8 charts, 1 graph; Document Type: Article
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