Resolving a Conflict Between APA Learning Goals and APA Ethical Principles

TitleResolving a Conflict Between APA Learning Goals and APA Ethical Principles
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsCorty, EW
JournalTeaching of Psychology
Volume35
Pagination223-225
Publication Languageeng
Keywords& , (Higher) , AMERICAN , Association , behavior , COLLEGE , ethics , Human , LEARNING , professional , Psychological , PSYCHOLOGY , STUDENTS , Study , teaching
AbstractThe author offers a method th resolve the conflict between the American Psychological Association (APA) Ethical Standard that instructors cannot require students to disclose personal information in class-related activities, and the APA learning goal for undergraduate psychology students is that they reflect on their experiences to develop insight into their behavior and mental processes. The author suggests having students convert papers that involve self-reflection into anonymous, unreadable papers before submitting them to solve this conflict.
NotesCorty, Eric W. 1; Email Address: ewcorty@gmail.com; Affiliation: 1: School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; Source Info: Jul-Sep2008, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p223; Subject Term: PROFESSIONAL ethics; Subject Term: COLLEGE students; Subject Term: PSYCHOLOGY; Subject Term: LEARNING; Subject Term: HUMAN behavior; Subject Term: AMERICAN Psychological Association; Subject Term: STUDY & teaching (Higher); Company/Entity: AMERICAN Psychological Association DUNS Number: 086352101; Number of Pages: 3p; Document Type: Article
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